Farmlands & Ballance FIND YOUR FORTUNE Sales Promotion

Information on how to enter the competition forms part of these terms and conditions. By entering into this competition, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. The Promoter reserves the right to include additional or update existing terms and conditions should it be deemed necessary to maintain the integrity of the promotion. Full terms and conditions available online at

  1. The Promoter of this competition is Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited (“Farmlands”). The promotion is to be run nationally.
  2. The promotion commences on 2 March 2020 and runs until close of trade on 30 April 2020 (“Promotional Period”).
  3. The promotion is only open to shareholders of Farmlands (“Shareholders”). For each whole tonne of Ballance fertiliser (“Promotional Products”) that:

    a.) is ordered through Farmlands during the Promotional Period; and
    b.) has been uplifted and invoiced on or before 15 May 2020 (“Eligible Purchases”);

    a minimum of one (1) and a maximum of two (2) entries into the Major Prize Draw will be awarded as follows:

    a.) one (1) entry per Shareholder (“Standard Shareholder Entry”); and
    b.) if they have not purchased from Ballance (direct or via a merchant) in the last 24 months a further one (1) (“Bonus Entry”) will be received.

  4. The number of entries per Shareholder is determined by the number of tonnes of Eligible Purchases made and whether or not the Shareholder is purchasing the Promotional Products for the first time since 28 February 2018.

    For example, the purchase of 4.5 tonnes of Ballance fertiliser during the Promotional
    Period (and invoiced and uplifted in the required time frame) would be eligible for either 4 Standard Shareholder Entries or 8 entries (comprising 4 Standard Shareholder Entries + 4 Bonus Entries) into the Major Prize Draw depending upon whether the purchase qualifies for Bonus Entries or not.
  5. The Major Prize Draw will be drawn by random electronic selection at approximately 3pm on Monday 25 May 2020 from a database of all Shareholders who have made Eligible Purchases cross referenced against Ballance Agri-nutrients Limited’s (“Ballance(‘s)”) database of orders from the Promotional Period.
  6. The three (3) eligible entrants’ names drawn in the Major Prize Draw will be deemed the Major Prize Winners (the “Winners”). No eligible entrant can win more than  once and if their name is drawn more than once the second winning draw shall be repeated until a new winner is found.
  7. The Winners will be contacted using their details held on the Shareholder database. Each Major Prize Draw prize consists of a trip for 2 to Fieldays, Mystery Creek (see travel details in clause 10. below) and, whilst there, participation in the “Find Your Fortune” experience (the “Game Show”) in which each of the Winners will win either:

    a. $1million cash; or
    b. $40,000 cash; or
    c. $2,500 cash; or
    d. 1 tonne of Ballance fertiliser.

    A Game Show will be staged for each of the 3 Winners at Fieldays, which takes place from 10-13 June 2020. Winners will be advised of the exact times, day and on-site location for their Game Show experiences well in advance and the events will be publicised at Fieldays and posted on the promotional website as soon as details have been confirmed.
  8. If a Winner or Winners cannot be contacted for any reason within 48 hours of the Major Prize Draw to allow the Promoter’s agents to confirm travel and related arrangements for the Winner(s) to get to Fieldays to participate in the Game Show, then that Winner(s) will be disqualified and replacement Winner(s) drawn on the same terms and conditions of the original Major Prize Draw.
  9. Should a Winner or Winners be contactable but unable to participate in their Game Show slot, then, depending upon the circumstances, the Promoter has sole discretion to either:
    a. permit that Winners(s) to appoint a proxy with written, witnessed draw instructions with which to represent them on the Game Show; or
    b. disqualify that particular Winner(s) and redraw a replacement winner.
    Each of the 3 Major Prize Draw prizes include return flights for 2 from the NZ airport closest to the Winners’ primary address to Auckland, 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast daily, a pair of Fieldays 2-Day Passes and transfers between accommodation and Mystery Creek venue. All other costs incurred by Winners and/or their travel companions, including but not limited to travel insurance and most meals, will be the sole responsibility of each Winner.
  10. Winners consent to the Promoter and/or Ballance using their image, name, business name and location for publicity purposes including but not limited to digital, traditional and in-store media. Each Winner agrees to make themselves available for all reasonable promotional and publicity purposes.
  11. Winners agree to grant the Promoter and/or Ballance a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, worldwide and transferable license to use and reproduce any photographs, media coverage or other promotional material relating to their participation in the Game Show.
  12. One Game Show will be staged for each of the three (3) Winners. Each Game Show will be supervised and filmed by an independent loss adjustor (and their team) representing the underwriters. Order of appearance will be agreed mutually or drawn for by Winners and the Promoter or its agents. Each Winner will be guided through the Game Show draw process by a host compere. The object of each Game Show is to determine which one (1) of the four (4) prize tiers will be won by each Winner.
  13. In each Game Show, the Winner whose turn it is to play will receive three (3) turns to select one (1) of the numbered flip panels to be turned. On the back of each panel there will be one randomly hidden prize symbol. Only the compere is permitted to touch the game board. The compere will turn each numbered flip panel (to reveal the hidden prize symbols) as directed by each of the Winners during their Game Show appearance.
  14. Each Game Show consists of the following 4 prizes, one of which must be won by each of the Winners:

    Game Show Prize A: $1 million cash
    Game Show Prize B: $40,000 cash
    Game Show Prize C: $2,500 cash
    Game Show Prize D: 1 tonne of Ballance fertiliser

    There will be twenty-five (25) hidden prize symbols, split as follows:

    • three (3) “$1Million Cash” symbols
    • twenty-two (22) “1T of Ballance fertiliser” symbols

    Game Show Prizes are won as follows:

    • Game Show Prize A: all three (3) flip panels selected reveal “$1 Million Cash”symbols when revealed;
    • Game Show Prize B: two (2) “$1 Million Cash” symbols and one (1) “1T of Ballance fertiliser” symbols are revealed;
    • Game Show Prize C: one (1) “$1 Million Cash” symbols and two (2) “1T of Ballance fertiliser” symbols are revealed;
    • Game Show Prize D: all three (3) flip panels selected reveal “1T of Ballance fertiliser” symbols when revealed.

    N.B. Any cash prize(s) won will be paid by direct debit into the designated account of the Major Prize Draw winning Shareholder.
  15. All prize values are in New Zealand Dollars.
  16. Cash prizes will only be paid into New Zealand bank accounts of Shareholder(s). Winners should allow 28 days from the date of the relevant Game Show prize draw for money transfers and prize collection/delivery. Ballance fertiliser prize collection must be prior to 31 May 2021.
  17. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or negotiable without the Promoters’ express permission and non-cash prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.
  18. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for tampering with the entry process, including but not limited to receiving multiple entries that are NOT associated with the purchase of Eligible Purchases, or for submitting an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  19. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  20. The Promoter is not responsible if a Winner cannot be contacted due to incorrect or out of date contact details being recorded.
  21. The Promoter reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate the competition and these terms and conditions at any time.
  22. Winners of any of the cash prizes (Game Show Prizes A, B and C are responsible for any tax payable in respect of those prizes.
  23. Employees of Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited, and/or Ballance AgriNutrients Limited who are shareholders of Farmlands are eligible to enter subject to these terms and conditions. Any of those companies’ respective marketing agencies are ineligible to enter.
  24. Any questions relating to this promotion should be referred to Farmlands Cooperative Society Limited, 535 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch 8041.