Competition Terms & Conditions - Experience a ride with Hayden Paddon in the Hyundai Kona EV Rally car

Competition closes midday Thursday 12 November

The Prizes: There are two prizes to be won:

Main Prize:

  • A ride for one person in the Paddon Rallysport Hyundai EV Kona at the Repco Battle of Jack’s Ridge, Auckland on Sunday 15 November.
  • 2 x VIP tickets to the Repco Battle of Jack’s Ridge, Auckland on Sunday 15 November. This includes access to VIP hospitality area with all day catering, cash bar, and VIP parking.
  • Paddon Rally Group Merchandise
  • 2 copies of Hayden Paddon’s autobiography DRIVEN

Runner up Prize

  • 2 x Grandstand tickets to the Repco Battle of Jack’s Ridge, Auckland on Sunday 15 November. There will be free shuttles taking ticket holders down to the pits to see Hayden and the Hyundai Kona EV rally car.
  • 2 copies of Hayden Paddon’s autobiography “DRIVEN”

All additional expenses, including travel to and from the Repco Battle of Jack’s Ridge, Whitford, Auckland and all other costs for the day which are not covered in the competition description are the responsibility of the winner. Meridian has no liability if the winner is denied entry into the event or any issue that prevents any of the providers (Paddon Rallysport, RallyNZ) from fulfilling their portion of the prize i.e. weather).

If any part of the prize is unavailable, Meridian may reserve the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize to the equal value and/or specification.


  • The winner must be over the age of 18 to be able to ride in the EV Rallycar.
  • Due to the way the car is designed and built the rally seat is a snug fit, so please bear this in mind when nominating yourself or a mate. Your comfort is important to us and we’d hate for anyone to miss out on a ride because of this. And, just like Air New Zealand, you’ll need to be taken through a safety briefing and sign a waiver prior to take off.
  • You are only eligible to enter the competition once.
  • Each entry will need to be completed via social media. No other forms of entry will be considered.
  • By entering this competition, you agree to these terms and conditions and to be contacted for the purposes


The draw:

  • The winners will be selected from all the nominations received between Monday 9 November and midday Thursday 12 November. The most deserving mate, as judged by our panel, will be notified on or before 13 November 2020.
  • Meridian will attempt to contact the winner by private message. If contact is not made within 12 hours of the prize draw, he/she will be deemed to have forfeited their prize and a redraw will take place.
  • The prize is not transferable, exchangeable, cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer and cannot be taken as cash. Unused portions of the prize cannot be refunded, exchanged or redeemed for cash.
  • The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Meridian, Paddon Rally Group and Hyundai NZ reserve the right to use the prize winners’ names and photographs/video footage for publicity purposes.
  • Employees of Meridian, Paddon Rally Group, Hyundai NZ and their agencies and immediate families are not eligible to enter the prize draw.
  • Meridian, its employees and agents will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  • Meridian reserves the right to extend, cancel or amend the offer at any time without notice to you. Meridian may also vary this offer at any time by posting revised terms and conditions on our website.
  • When collecting personal information Meridian complies with the Privacy Act 2020. Our privacy terms are contained in Meridian’s Standard Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Electricity. If you have any privacy query you can contact us.