Terms & Conditions – 2020

By participating in The Chip GroupTM People’s Choice Awards you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Promoting good practice is the aim of the competition.


  1. The promotion is known as: The Chip GroupTM People’s Choice Awards 2020.
  2. The Competition is executed on behalf of “The Chip GroupTM”, a collaborative industry venture involving: The Ministry of Health, McCain Foods (NZ) Limited, Mr Chips Limited, Talleys, and Potatoes New Zealand.
  3. The 7 regions are: (1) Northland to Auckland’s North Shore; (2) Rest of Auckland; (3) Waikato to Whanganui (4) Gisborne & Hawkes Bay; (5) Manawatu to Wellington; (6) Nelson/ Marlborough to Christchurch and; (7) Timaru to Southland.
  4. Entries to the competition must be on the official The Chip GroupTM Register Your Electronic Entry Form 2020.
  5. Entrants for People’s Choice can continue to register until TBC 2020 when voting closes. Voting starts on the TBC 2020.
  6. In case of a query, please contact The Chip GroupTM via email chipgroup@potatoesnz.co.nz
  7. Prizes for each of the Regional Winners of People’s Choice will be:
    • a framed certificate for their shop
    • local publicity if the competition and results are picked up by local news media.
  8. Prizes for the People’s Choice Winner will be:
    • a framed certificate
    • a footpath sign
    • publicity if the competition and results are picked up by local/national news media.
  9. Stores entered may use any cooking oil, tallow or chip during the Competition but the Chip Group recommends outlets should follow the guidelines as set in the Industry Standards
  10. Winning stores may not advertise the brand of cooking oil/tallow or chip type they use in association with their winning status without The Chip Group’sTM permission.
  11. The winning stores cannot make any reference to The Ministry of Health of New Zealand in their stores.
  12. No correspondence will be entered into.