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Workplace Challenge

Where: Southland-wide
When: 31/10/2016

Get active with the Vodafone Workplace Challenge from October 31 to November 27!

You’ll be in to win spot prizes, plus get access to Bonus Minutes activities and weekly team challenges.

Get active, get healthy and get going!

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Information
The Challenge

The Vodafone Workplace Challenge runs from Monday 31 October until Sunday 27 November. 

It’s an awesome way for you and your workplace to get active, get healthy and get going!

Vodafone In-Store Challenge... CLICK HERE for details.

How it Works... 
  1. Register your team of five or, if you are entering the Small Business Category, your team of three or four
  2. Get everyone to count their minutes of physical activity every day
  3. Log your team minutes online each week
  4. Take part in Bonus Minutes activities and fun weekly team challenges

And that’s it – simple! You'll be in to win spot prizes and have an awesome time along the way. 

It’s all about getting active, having fun and motivating each other to get as many minutes as possible on the board!

FIND OUT MORE

If you have any questions relating to the Vodafone Workplace Challenge please email wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz

CLICK HERE for the Vodafone Workplace Challenge Guidelines.

 

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Key Information
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Registration for the Vodafone Workplace Challenge has now closed.


Bonus Minutes
Bonus Minutes

Each week you’ll get the chance to earn extra minutes just by turning up to specified activities!

If you come along each individual will get to count the minutes they spend being active at the session, PLUS Sport Southland will add bonus minutes to your totals!

You won’t know how many extra minutes are up for grabs until you turn up – it could be 30, it could be up to 100!

Please ensure you only log the minutes of physical activity you do – Sport Southland will add your bonus minutes to your totals.

Please wear sensible footwear and fitness clothing, bring a drink bottle, and don’t forget to get your name ticked off by a Sport Southland staff member!

INVERCARGILL

 

GORE

WEEK ONE
Thursday 3 November
Squash
12.00-1.30pm OR 6.00pm-8.00pm
ILT Stadium Southland.
  Thursday 3 November
Squash
6.00pm-8.00pm
Town and Country Club.
WEEK TWO     Outdoor logo 2015
Tuesday 8 November
Outdoor H&J Smith Local Walk
Drop in between 12.00-1.30pm OR 6.00-7.30pm to complete your walk
Queens Park (Feldwick Gates - Gala Street).
  Tuesday 8 November
Outdoor H&J Smith Local Walk
Hamilton Park: Drop in between 12.00-1.00pm to complete your walk
Dolamore Park: Drop in between 6.00-7.00pm to complete your walk.
WEEK THREE
Friday 18 November
Spin Class
12.30pm-1.15pm OR 5.30pm-6.15pm
World Health and Fitness
Spaces are limited in each session, please ring World Health and Fitness on 03-218 9387 to book your spot.
Gold coin donation required.
  Tuesday 15 November
Spin Class 
5.30pm-6.15pm
Total Body Fitness
Spaces are limited in each session, please ring Total Body Fitness on 03-208 6165 to book your spot.
Free session.
WEEK FOUR
Thursday 24 November
Badminton
Drop in between 12.00-1.30pm OR 5.30pm-7pm
Southland Badminton Hall, Surrey Park Road.
  Monday 21 November and Thursday 24 November
Aqua Session
6.30pm
Gore Aquatic Centre.
PLUS: 30 Bonus Minutes up for grabs for attending any/all of the following:
Bowls

Te Rangi Bowling Club, 85 Doon Street, Invercargill
Wednesday 9 November
5.30pm-6.30pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm.

Hokonui Bowling Club, 9 Lyne Street, Gore
Wednesday 9 November 
5.30pm-6.30pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm.

Tennis

Waihopai Tennis Club, Duke St, Gladstone, Invercargill
Wednesday 16 November
Drop in between 5.30pm-7.30pm
Equipment supplied.

Squash

Squash City, 12 Onslow St, Newfield, Invercargill
Wednesday 23 November
Drop in between 5.30pm-7.30pm
Equipment supplied.

Golf

Free golf coaching for beginners and new golfers at Donovan Park, Invercargill
Monday 7 November, 5.30-7.00pm
Wednesday 9 November, 5.30-7.00pm
Monday 14 November, 5.30-7.00pm
Wednesday 16 November, 5.30-7.00pm
For more information, contact Golf Southland on 03 931 0082 or 021 270 3124.





 

 

 

 

Drop in anytime between 12 noon and 1.30pm


Noel Leeming Weekly Challenges

There are some awesome prizes up for grabs each week with the weekly challenges, thanks to Noel Leeming.

They are all about having fun as a team!

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

All challenges are to be completed in store at Noel Leeming (Invercargill or Gore).

WEEK ONE
Blender Challenge
WIN: Five x Kambrook Blitz2Go Blenders
  Get your team together and go in store to Noel Leeming
Invercargill: Tuesday 1 November between 9am-5pm
Gore: Thursday 3 November between 9am-5pm


Take a (maximum 15 second) video of your team making a smoothie in store on the Smoothie Bike

Email your video to wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz by 12noon on Monday 7 November

Sport Southland will choose the top three videos and upload them to our Facebook page

The video with the most likes on Sport Southland's Facebook page by 5pm Thursday 10 November will WIN five blenders - one for you and each of your team mates!
WEEK TWO
Toast My Lunch
WIN: Five x Breville 2 Slice Sandwich Presses
  Get your team together and go in store to Noel Leeming, taking with you ingredients to make a healthy toasted sandwich (bread and cheese will be supplied, all you need to bring is some healthy additions!)
Gore: Friday 11 November between 9am-5pm
Invercargill: Friday 11 November between 9am-8pm

Make a healthy toasted sandwich in store and take a photo showcasing the ingredients you used

Email your photo to wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz by 12noon on Monday 14 November

All photos will go in the draw to WIN five x Sandwich Presses (we'll announce the winner late Monday afternoon)
WEEK THREE
Dance Off!
Win: Five x Philips On Ear DJ Style Headphones
  Get your team together and go in store to Noel Leeming 
Gore: Friday 18 November between 9am-5pm
Invercargill: Friday 18 November between 9am-8pm

Take a (maximum 15 seconds) video of your team showing us your best dance moves - we want to see your best music video!

Email wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz with your video by 12noon on Monday 21 November

Sport Southland will choose the top three videos and upload them to our Facebook page

The video with the most likes on Sport Southland's Facebook page by 5pm Thursday 24 November will WIN five sets of headphones
WEEK FOUR
Step Up Challenge
WIN: Five x Garmin Vivofit 2 Activity Trackers
  Get your team together and go in store to Noel Leeming
Gore: Friday 25 November between 9am-5pm
Invercargill: Friday 25 November between 9am-8pm

Take part in the Step Challenge - you have five minutes to get as many steps as you can (one minute per team member)

Email wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz with a photo of your team completing the challenge and tell us how many steps you did, by 12noon Monday 28 November

All photos will go in the draw to win five x Garmin Vivofit 2 Activity Trackers (we'll announce the winner late Monday afternoon)


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CONTACT US


INVERCARGILL

Sport Southland
ILT Stadium Southland
Surrey Park Road
Invercargill 9810

 

Mailing Address

Sport Southland
PO Box 224
Invercargill 9840

Phone: 03 211 2150
Fax: 03 211 2250
Email: active@sportsouthland.co.nz

GORE

Gore Multisports Complex
20 Wayland Street West
(off Robertson St) Gore

 

Mailing Address

C/- Gore Multisports Complex
P O Box 8 Gore

Phone: 03 208 3846
Fax: 03 208 3846
Email: active@sportsouthland.co.nz


PARTNERS


Deals
Deals, Discounts and Spot Prizes

Just by being part of the Vodafone Workplace Challenge you’ll be able to use the ID card in your team registration pack to access to the following deals:

GOLF
Clubs – Invercargill (Otatara), Greenacres, Queen’s Park, Southland (Oreti Sands), Winton and Gore
2 for 1 casual green fees
50% off the price of a full annual membership – beginners or new golfers only
Deals & discounts apply between Monday 31 October and Sunday 27 November
GORE AQUATIC CENTRE
$3 swim entry
Half price 10 trip concession cards for swim and aquarobics
ILT STADIUM SOUTHLAND
Squash: Half price court hire
Bubble Ball: Half price team hire
Clip n' Climb: Adult at student price. Wall is open from 4.00pm for bookings, however for the month teams can book a private group session  between 9.00am-4.00pm.
NOEL LEEMING 
Cost + 7.5% Deals!
Simply download the flyers below and either print them off or show a digital copy in store to access the deal!

Gore - Between 31 October and 6 November

Invercargill - Between 7 and 13 November
OUTDOOR H&J SMITH
Invercargill
15% off all athletic footwear
20% off all Underarmour sports clothing
20% off all bicycle parts and accessories
20% off all nutrition products
SPLASH PALACE
Invercargill
$3.50 swim entry
10% off swim concession cards
SUBWAY
(Wachner Place, South City and Gore branches ONLY)
Upgrade your six inch sub to a footlong for free (up to ten per person)
Two free coffees per participant (must be redeemed between October 31 and November 27 2016)
TOTAL BODY FITNESS
Gore
Half price 10 visit concession pass
10 classes for the price of five
VODAFONE
Keep an eye on the Workplace Challenge newsletter and website to keep up to date with Vodafone promotions as they develop.
$10 accessory voucher - must show voucher from registration pack (terms and conditions apply).
WORLD HEALTH AND FITNESS
Invercargill
Half price casual visits
Discounted 10 trip concession pass - $50

 



 

 


FAQs
FAQs

What is the Vodafone Workplace Challenge?

It is a challenge to get you moving.

Team members count their minutes of physical activity every day. Tally your minutes on the provided wall chart, then log your team minutes online each week.

It’s about getting active and motivating each other to do as much physical activity as you can over the four weeks of the challenge.

What counts as minutes?

Any activity that goes for longer than 10 minutes and gets your heart rate up.

Walking, jogging, running, biking, sport, swimming, cross training, weight training, teeing off and walking the fairways all counts; as does taking part in any registered sport.

The challenge is based on trust, so please be honest about what you think counts. For example, if you play a round of golf that lasts five hours, be realistic about the amount of time you were actually active and the amount of time spent standing around – you might only log 2 ½ hours as active minutes.

What doesn’t count?

Anything that doesn’t get your breathing or heart rate up, for instance light gardening or housework.

Any physical activity you do during work hours (for example if you are a fitness instructor or builder) DOESN’T count, so that there’s an even playing field for all teams. You can count the minutes you are active during your breaks if that activity meets the criteria!

As above, we just ask that you be honest about what constitutes physical activity and what gets your heart rate up.

When does the Challenge start and finish?

It starts on Monday 31 October and ends on Sunday 27 November.

How much does it cost to enter?

The cost is $20 per person.

So for the cost of a coffee per week you'll get:

>> More than $40 worth of free upgrades from Subway South City, Wachner Place and Gore, including two free coffees
>> Access to the following deals during the course of the Vodafone Workplace Challenge
    > World Gym: Half price casual visits - $7 (normally $14) and/or $50 10 visit concession pass (normally $80)
    > Total Body Fitness Gore: Half price 10 visit concession pass and/or 10 classes for the price of five 
    > Gore Multi Sports Complex: $3 swim entry (normally $4.50) and/or register for any Aqua or Activ8 class and go in the draw to win a 10 Aquarobics concession pass – worth $54
    > Purchase anything from Noel Leeming for cost + 7.5% (limited time deal only)
>> Access to free or subsidised Bonus Minutes activities 
>> PLUS you will be in to win more than $10,000 in prizes. (Note: You may have to participate in a challenge to be in the draw for some of these prizes, others are spot prizes)

How does the Small Business Category work?

The Small Business category is for teams with less than five employees and is open to teams of three or four people. The total team minutes will be averaged out based on how many people are in your team, so a team of three isn’t disadvantaged over a team of four.

When I registered I was asked to state which category my workplace fell into – what was this for?

This is so you can track how your team is going against other teams in a similar industry to you. There are no prizes for winning your category, but you’ll definitely earn some major bragging rights!

What is the Stay at Home Parent category?

This is new for 2016 and designed for groups of five Stay at Home Parents.

Teams in this category will not be eligible for overall winning prizes, but all individuals are eligible for spot prizes, and weekly team challenge prizes.

How can I win prizes?

The focus is on spot prizes, so anyone can win just by being involved!

There are also some awesome prizes up for grabs for taking part in the weekly team challenges.

We’ll draw spot prizes every week (you’ll be informed of winners through a weekly e-newsletter and on the Vodafone Workplace Challenge facebook page), plus there will be plenty up for grabs at the event prize-givings in Gore and Invercargill.

How do I access deals and discounts?

Each individual involved will receive an ID card in your team registration pack, which will enable you to access deals and discounts.

How and when do I log my minutes online?

Your team captain should log the team’s minutes online each week, by following the links online at www.sportsouthland.co.nz. Minutes for the previous week need to be logged by end of day Tuesday.

What are Bonus Minutes and Weekly Challenges?

Each week there are Bonus Minutes activities where you can earn extra minutes just for turning up!

If you attend these activities you will gain the minutes you get from taking part, PLUS Sport Southland will add a specified number of extra minutes to your totals!

Weekly challenges are fun team challenges with awesome prizes up for grabs.

Check out the relevant sections of this website to find out more about both of these initiatives!

How will I be kept up to date throughout the Challenge?

Sport Southland will send out weekly e-newsletters to all of the email addresses registered (which is why it’s important to list every team member’s email address). We will also share updates on the Sport Southland Facebook page

I have more questions, who can I contact?

Email wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz


Newsletters
Weekly Newsletters

Each week we'll keep you up to date with a friendly email newsletter - you can check them out below

Week One (31 October) >>

Week Two (7 November) >>

Week Three (14 November) >> 

Week Four (20 November) >>

End of Challenge (heaps of spot prizes in this one too!) November 28 >>

Keep Active (December 8) >>

WPC 2016 Infographic >>

To find out more about the 2016 Vodafone Workplace Challenge please email wpc@sportsouthland.co.nz or phone 03 211 2150



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