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Win a trip to the set of The OC: Competition Terms & Conditions

How to enter: 

  • Listen to ZM for the question of the week and watch TV2's The O.C. to find the answer.
  • Be Listening to ZM from Monday to find out the week's The O.C. question.
  • Watch The O.C - TV2 Fridays @ 8.30pm.
  • On Air promotion commences Tuesday 29 June, 2004.
  • Grand prize: 2 x Return airfares from Akld/Wgtn/Chch NZ (excl. transfers) to Los Angeles and 5 nights accommodation, includes a VIP visit to the set of The O.C. and $NZ1000 spending money.
  • To enter go to or keyword: The O.C
  • You can enter as many times as you like.
  • Each time you e-mail a correct entry you receive one chance to win one the Grand Prize of a Trip for Two. 
  • 1 Grand Prize winner will be selected from all correct entries. Correct entry will be selected by ZM LTD.
  • All correct entrants who are unsuccessful in the Grand Prize drawing, will be entered into a second draw to win one of thirty 'The O.C Soundtrack' (Featuring Findlay Quaye, JET, The Dandy Warhols). 

Conditions of Entry:

  • PRIZE MUST BE TAKEN BY OCTOBER 31 2004.  Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Conditions of Entry. 
  • Entry is open to all residents of New Zealand except for employees of TVNZ, Warner Bros. (Australia) Pty Ltd ("WBA"), Warner Music NZ LTD ("WMNZ"), ZM ("ZM"), and their agencies or their families. 
  • No responsibility will be accepted for non-receipt for any reason of an internet entry.
  • All entries become property of TVNZ.
  • Entry into promotion is consent to use winners' likeness, names & photos for any promotional purposes. 
  • In the event The O.C set is not available, the 2 set visit tickets will be redirected to a suitable alternate Warner television series set selected at WBA's sole discretion
  • TVNZ may be required by law to disclose information you provide.  TVNZ will only make the disclosure if it believes in good faith that it is required to do so.
  • TVNZ reserves the right to extend, postpone, or cancel a competition and to update these terms and conditions on and without notice.
  • TVNZ's decision in relation to any aspect of the promotion is final and binding on every person who enters and no correspondence will be entered into.


  • Grand Prizewinner will be notified via phone call.
  • Consolation Prizes of The O.C Soundtrack will be notified via e-mail or post. 
  • The Grand Prizewinner will be announced live on ZM - Monday 19 July, 2004.
  • In the event that a winner cannot be contacted for whatever reason and does not return the call by 5pm Friday 23 July 2004, another winner will be drawn or the prize will be declared null and void at the discretion of TVNZ. 
  • TVNZ reserves the right to conduct security verification check at their absolute discretion.  The Grand Prizewinner may be required to sign a declaration confirming their eligibility to accept the prize.
  • TVNZ reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity and proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address.  Identification considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of TVNZ
  • The winners will be randomly selected by ZM.

The Grand Prize consists of:

  • 2 x Return airfares from Akld/Wgtn/Chch NZ (excl. transfers) to Los Angeles
  • Twin/double accommodation for five nights
  • 2 x VIP Set Visit of The O.C.
  • $NZ1000 spending money
  • 2 x soundtracks from The O.C.

Prize Conditions:

  • The Grand Prize excludes travel/transport to and from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch or other airport of departure, departure taxes, transfers to and from hotel and events, insurance, any meals or beverages. Additional spending money and all other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated.
  • All entrants must possess a valid passport with appropriate visas (if necessary) to enter the United States of America to be eligible to win the prize
  • The Grand Prizewinner and their companion must be 18 years or over.
  • The Grand Prizewinner and their companion must be able to travel anytime between July 19, 2004 and October 31, 2004.
  • Flights and the hotel accommodation in Los Angeles, USA is subject to availability and selected at WMNZ's sole discretion.
  • WMNZ will provide $NZ1000 spending money.
  • The Grand Prizewinner of the Grand Prize and their companion must satisfy WBA's eligibility and security requirements and sign WBA's Statement of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release.
  • The Grand Prizewinner and their companion must sign WBA's release form that precludes them from taking any photos or selling/giving their story to any media or publication.
  • The O.C. set visit is subject to availability during the time of travel by the winner. Should the set not be available the set visit prize will be redirected to a suitable alternative to be selected at WBA's sole discretion.
  • TVNZ & ZM are not liable for any loss, damage or injury by any person in connection with the Prize. 
  • The prize is not transferable and not redeemable for cash.
  • If for any reason beyond the control of TVNZ the winners are unable to fly to Los Angeles, California, USA, TVNZ, ZM, WBA and WMNZ will be under no liability and have no further obligation with respect to the Grand Prize and the prize will be declared null and void.

Entry Confirmation:

  • All entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the TV2 "THE O.C" competition databases, NOT at the time of transmission by the entrant.
  • Entrants can submit answers up to 9am on Sunday 8 July, 2004 - when the competition closes.

Customer Surveys:

  • In order for TV2 to ensure viewers are receiving relevant benefits and a quality service, participants may be contacted on their mobile number by TV2 representatives and asked to participate in brief surveys on the promotion.  Participation in surveys is strictly on a voluntary basis and at no cost to the participant.  Participants can only be selected once, at random and will not be contacted more than once.

Complaints & Queries

  • Any complaints should be addressed in writing to TVNZ Enterprises - THE O.C. Competition, PO Box 3819, Auckland.
  • Any queries relating to the competition should call TVNZ (09) 916 7000 in the first instance providing their name and contact phone number.