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Money Jam 2022 Terms & Conditions

1. By entering this Money Jam promotion (the “Promotion”) you agree to these terms and conditions.

2. The promoter of the Promotion is Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission (the “Promoter”).

The Prizes

There are four (4) prizes of $2,500 each to be won, with a total prize pool of $10,000. Two (2) prizes of $2,500 each will be awarded to the deemed winners submitted from all year 9-10 entries, and two (2) prizes of $2,500 each awarded to the deemed winners submitted from all year 11-13 entries. The prize money will be awarded to the chosen not-for-profit/community initiatives that have been planned and budgeted for in accordance with the requirements of these terms and conditions and the entry form on (the “Major Prizes”).

How to enter

4. To enter the Promotion, students that are in years 9 to 13 must complete the applicable planning entry document available for download on An entry will only be valid if all steps have been completed.

5. Entries must be submitted to by a teacher or kaiako that is:

  • registered at a Ministry of Education recognised school or kura located in New Zealand; and
  • registered as a user of

6. Teachers and kaiako must submit their students’ entries by 2359hrs on Friday 8th July 2022 (the “Promotion Period”).

7. A teacher or kaiako may submit more than one entry to the Promotion during the Promotion Period (although duplicate entries are not permitted). By submitting an entry, each teacher or kaiako confirms that the entry was created by their students in years 9 to 13.

8. By submitting an entry, the teacher or kaiako confirms that the relevant school or kura endorses the community initiative proposed in the planning document submitted as part of the Promotion, and the school or kura is prepared to be responsible for organising and executing the initiative and assuming any risks associated with this.

Deciding on winners

9. The winners of the Major Prizes will be decided by the Promoter, at its sole discretion. In choosing the winners the Promoter will consider, among other things in the entry form, the description of the initiative, the explanation on how the students came up with their budget, the completeness of the budget and whether it is realistic, and the student’s originality of idea and use of innovation in their entry submission. The Promoter’s decision on the winners to the Major Prizes is final and may not be challenged.

10. Judging of all entries will be carried out from Tuesday 12th July to Friday 15th July 2022, with winners being decided on 19 July 2022. The Promoter will notify the winners of the Major Prizes by phone and email by Friday 22nd July 2022. If the Promoter fails to contact a winner by Friday 5th August 2022, the Promoter reserves the right to select another winner.

11. The Promoter will award each of the four (4) Major Prizes the $2,500 within 10 working days of notifying the relevant teachers or Kaiako associated with the winning entries and them claiming the prize.

12. If after the $2,500 prize has been paid, the school or kura determines, acting reasonably, that executing the community initiative as per the entry details will be impractical or undesirable, the school must immediately notify the Promotor. The Promotor may, in its discretion, agree to allow the school or kura to use the prize money as a direct donation to the community charity, not-for-profit organisation or initiative outlined in the winning entry.

13. The winners of the Major Prizes will be announced through and associated email databases, as well as on Sorted social media pages.


14. Prizes are not transferable for cash, credit or otherwise.

15. In the event that you win a Major Prize you agree that the Promotor, and its agencies, may use:

  • your kura or school’s details
  • the details of the teacher or kaiako that submitted the winning entry
  • any of the items that were submitted as part of the entry
  • photos, video testimonial and filming of delivery and receiving the Major Prize
  • details of, photos and videos of the initiative that the $2,500, is used towards, for the Promotor’s promotional and marketing activities, subject to receipt of any necessary written parental consent forms for each student featured in such material.

16. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to vary these terms & conditions or cancel any or all of the prize draws or components of this Promotion without notice.

17. The Promoter is not liable for any failure (for whatever reason) to record an entry into the Promotion.

18. All decisions made by the Promoter in relation to the Promotion are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

19. The Promoter shall not be liable, except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, for any direct, indirect, special, or consequential loss, damage, or personal injury (whether physical or mental) in connection with the Promotion, any prize draw, a Major or Spot Prize or its use by a winner.

20. The Promoter will collect, use and store all personal information it receives in connection with the Promotion in accordance with the Te whai hua – kia ora, Sorted In Schools privacy policy.

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