Mother and son looking at a book.

All participants of the Reading Programme agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • The criteria for the competition, including how to enter, number and type of prizes available, and the dates of the Promotion are made public in emails and on reading programme booklets.

  • Entrants consent and agree that their competition entries, including images, can be used for promotional purposes, including online.

  • Employees of Hamilton City Council and their immediate families are not eligible to win prizes at any time. “Immediate families” means the husband, wife, spouse, parents, siblings, and children (including step-parents, -siblings and -children).

  • The Promoter reserves the right to request proof of an entrant's eligibility in the event that there is a doubt over their eligibility for the Promotion.

  • Hamilton City Libraries will make all reasonable efforts to notify the prize winner within seven (7) days of the end of competition. If the winner/s cannot be contacted then the prize will be given to the next runner up/s.

  • The prize winner (or a person nominated by the prize winner) must be able to collect the prize in person from one of Hamilton City Libraries’ locations.

  • Hamilton City Libraries takes no responsibility for lost, damaged, misdirected, late or illegible entries, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access telecommunications network services, or any other error or malfunction.