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Overview
Hokitika is derived from the Māori term meaning “place of return”, as Māori would return to gather greenstone. Create a short video of your experience in Hokitika and you could win one of two ultimate Hokitika getaways, with a combined value of up to $5,000! Making your return to Hokitika an unforgettable journey. 

In the video, tell us what you LOVE about HOKITIKA and why you want to return for your next holiday. Winners will be selected by public vote, with $2,000 worth of spot prizes up for grabs. 

Prizes
There are two getaways to win; our Family Prize and our Grand Prize plus a whole lot of spot prizes. That’s a total prize pool worth over $7,000. 

The Family Prize pack includes; 2 nights at Hokitika Kiwi Holiday Park, a family pass to the National Kiwi Centre, a family pass to West Coast Treetops Zipline and Cafe, family cycle hire from Cycle Journeys, a trip on the Tranz Alpine with Great Journeys, breakfast at Ocean View Restaurant and $205 worth of prizes from Paper Plus Hokitika

The Grand Prize pack for 2 people includes; 2 nights at Hokitika Fire Station, passes for the National Kiwi Centre, pass to West Coast Treetops Zipline and Cafe, full day e-bike hire with Kiwi Journeys, dinner at Ocean View Restaurant, a trip on the Tranz Alpine with Great Journeys, a $100 voucher to spend at Sunshinz Fashion and Beauty and a $100 voucher to spend at Addisons Clothing

Video Criteria

  • Length to be under 1 minute
  • 1 x 1 square format
  • At least 1080 x 1080 px
  • Any music to be royalty free 
  • Video theme to be ‘Stay and Play in our Cool Little Town’

Submissions close at midnight on 31st March 2024. The videos may be used as promotional material by Destination Hokitika in the future. Please see Terms and Conditions here.

Have your video entry ready?

Be in to win one of two ultimate Hokitika getaways, valued at up to $5,000! 

Video Submissions

Voting

The winners will be chosen by public vote, which opens on Saturday 6th April 2024. Make sure to share your favourite entries with your friends and family. Voting will close at midnight on Saturday 4th May 2024.

Spot Prizes
There are plenty of spot prizes to be won for creating videos and voting.

The prizes include;

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