Terms of Use


The terms and conditions set out below ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of the Brokkies Website. By using the Brokkies Website, you must accept and abide by the Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use the Brokkies Website and you must refrain from using it.

If you have any complaints or questions regarding the Brokkies Website or the Terms and Conditions then you can contact our editor.

If you are an advertiser on the Brokkies Website, these Terms and Conditions apply to you in addition to the BROKKIES Advertising Terms and Conditions. A copy of the BROKKIES Advertising Terms and Conditions are available here:

To the extent of any inconsistency, these Terms and Conditions prevail in relation to your use of the Brokkies Website.

BROKKIES LIMITED reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions which will be effective once they are published on this site. You should revisit this area of the Brokkies Website regularly to check the Terms and Conditions.

Use of the Brokkies Website by you

You agree to only use the Brokkies Website for purposes permitted by the Terms and Conditions. You are responsible for all equipment and software used to access the Brokkies Website.

You must not:

  • use the Brokkies Website directly or indirectly for any activity which breaches any laws, infringes a third party's rights, is unlawful, or breaches the Terms and Conditions;
  • use the Brokkies Website directly or indirectly to post or transmit any Material unlawfully, or which is obscene, indecent, uses offensive language, defames, abuses, harasses, stalks, threatens, menaces, offends or restricts any person, or which prevents any other user from using or enjoying the Brokkies Website or which is false, misleading or deceptive in any way;
  • submit for posting or otherwise distribute any Material in any way which violates, plagiarises or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trademark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary or moral rights;
  • use the Brokkies Website directly or indirectly, or use any service provided on the Brokkies Website, to conduct surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or send chain letters, junk email, spam or any other duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
  • attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Brokkies Website or use another person's name, registration account or password;
  • impersonate any person or entity or create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message you post on the Brokkies Website or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • knowingly provide registration information that is not truthful;
  • tamper with, hinder the operation of or make unauthorised modifications to the Brokkies Website;
  • knowingly transmit any virus or other disabling feature to the Brokkies Website;
  • collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; or
  • engage in any other conduct that we may advise that we consider (in our absolute discretion) breaches these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise inappropriate for the Brokkies Website.


BROKKIES LIMITED reserves the right at any time to charge a fee for access to portions of the Brokkies Website, however in no event will you be charged for such access unless we obtain your prior agreement to pay.

All charges for access to the Brokkies Website are GST inclusive.

Refunds will be given at the discretion of BROKKIES Management.

Disclaimer and Limitation of liability

To the extent permitted by law, BROKKIES LIMITED and its information contributors and associated service providers exclude all warranties, including without limitation, as to the availability, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the Material, products or services, including products or services of any third party, that are made available via the Brokkies Website.

BROKKIES LIMITED does not investigate or endorse any person, company or organisation that uses, advertises, posts on or provides Material to the Brokkies Website or any events, information, products or services ("Products") offered for sale or otherwise identified or provided by them.

The availability of Material through the Brokkies Website does not constitute advice about the appropriateness, value or suitability of any Material or Product, any particular transaction or course of action nor does it constitute any recommendation or endorsement by BROKKIES LIMITED of any Material or Product to you to enter into any transaction or follow any course of action. Any decision that you make about any Material or Products offered, identified or provided through the Brokkies Website or referred to or advertised on the Brokkies Website must be based solely on your own evaluation of your circumstances and objectives and of the Material or Product. BROKKIES recommends that you independently verify the accuracy, currency or reliability of any Material made available via the Brokkies Website and upon which you intend to rely.

The Brokkies Website and Material available on it are provided on an “as is”. You understand that by using this Brokkies Website, you may be exposed to content that is posted by third parties which you may find indecent or objectionable.

BROKKIES LIMITED makes no warranty that the Brokkies Website will be free from viruses or any kind of malicious code whatsoever. To the extent permitted by law, all implied warranties, conditions and representations about or in relation to:

  • the Brokkies Website;
  • Material on the Brokkies Website;
  • the services or Products made available through the Brokkies Website;
  • the availability of the Brokkies Website; and
  • your use of the Brokkies Website,

are excluded.

To the extent permitted by law, we (and our officers, employees, agents or related bodies corporate) exclude all liabilities (including in contract, for negligence or otherwise) for any loss, damage (whether direct or consequential), costs or expenses suffered by you or claims made against you in connection with, however caused:

  • your use of the Brokkies Website (and its Material);
  • any lack of availability, interruption, delay in operation, virus, internet access difficulties, or equipment malfunction in relation to the Brokkies Website;
  • any failure to provide the Brokkies Website;
  • any Products, goods or services supplied, offered or advertised on the Brokkies Website; or
  • your purchase of any goods or services offered for sale on the Brokkies Website or your use or reliance on any information provided on the Brokkies Website.

Linked Sites

The Brokkies Website may contain links to external sites. Those sites are not part of the Brokkies Website and, unless otherwise indicated, are not under BROKKIES LIMITED's control. No link appearing in the Brokkies Website and no external sites linked to the Brokkies Website is endorsed by BROKKIES LIMITED and no responsibility is taken for material in them. You agree that by accessing any linked site you are doing so at your own risk and you agree to fully indemnify BROKKIES LIMITED against any liability arising out of your accessing any linked site.

Accuracy of Registration Information

When registering on the Brokkies Website, you must ensure that all information you provide is correct and up-to-date. If you change your details during the period of your business relationship or membership, you agree to ensure your details are updated.

Username and Password

It is your responsibility to keep your login (email address) and any password safe and secure. If there is any activity undertaken with your login details then you are responsible. Your account is for your sole, personal use. You may not allow others to use your account and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. If you think that your details may have been used by someone else then you must notify the Editor as soon as possible. You must also change your password immediately. You agree to indemnify BROKKIES LIMITED against any and all claims arising out of your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your username and password.

Placement and Removal of Material on the Brokkies Website

BROKKIES LIMITED reserves the right (but have no obligation):

  1. to decline to publish, or where already published, to remove any Material that we consider in our absolute discretion is inappropriate for the Brokkies Website for any reason;
  2. to establish general practices and limits concerning the uploading of Material to the Brokkies Website or the level and amount of your use of the Brokkies Website and that these practices and limits may be modified from time to time;
  3. to monitor use of the Brokkies Website by you and store and disclose any information we collect, including in order to investigate you compliance with these Terms and Conditions or for the purposes of any police investigation or governmental request.

You agree that BROKKIES LIMITED has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Material submitted by you to the Brokkies Website.

By providing Material to BROKKIES LIMITED for posting or publishing on the Brokkies Website, you:

  1. authorise BROKKIES LIMITED to use any Material you provide to us in good faith for the purposes of complying with any legal process, responding to claims of third parties and to protect the rights or property of BROKKIES LIMITED and its customers and the public;
  2. authorise BROKKIES LIMITED to edit, modify, amend or adapt or otherwise change your Material;
  3. grant BROKKIES LIMITED a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to use and exploit all intellectual property rights in your Material, in perpetuity, without restriction and without making any payment to you, unless payment is agreed with you, and without seeking any further approval from you, including publication of that Material in hard copy publications or in electronic media, using your Material in advertising or promotional material and permitting others to do any of these, including when others or BROKKIES receive payment for doing this;
  4. waive all moral rights in your Material and consent to BROKKIES LIMITED doing anything which BROKKIES LIMITED (or anyone permitted by BROKKIES LIMITED) may do in relation to your Material which would otherwise be in breach of your moral rights. This includes BROKKIES LIMITED using your Material without attributing you as the source of your Material;
  5. warrant that you are the sole author or owner of the Material;
  6. warrant that you have the right to grant the abovementioned licence;
  7. agree that we may use your name, likeness, publically accessible biographical data in connection with our use of such Material; and
  8. agree to indemnify BROKKIES LIMITED and its officers, employees and agents from any damage or loss made against or suffered by any of those indemnified arising, in whole or in part, as a result of the publication by BROKKIES LIMITED of your Material.

You acknowledge that our use of your Material may include licensing such Material to third parties and/or using such Material for advertising purposes. In no event shall we be required to seek your approval or provide you with any compensation in connection with such uses. You acknowledge that nothing contained within your Material would require us to seek permission of a third party in order to use the Material as described in these Terms of Use. Not all submitted Material will be published. Publication is at the discretion of BROKKIES LIMITED.

Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights ("IP Rights") in the Brokkies Website and in the Material displayed or available through the Brokkies Website belongs to BROKKIES or its licensors.

You are provided access to the Brokkies Website only for your personal use. Subject to applicable laws:

  • unauthorised use of the Material is strictly prohibited and may infringe BROKKIES or its licensors IP Rights in the Material; and
  • no content may be reproduced, published or transmitted in any manner without the prior written consent of BROKKIES.
  • Without limiting the above, and subject to applicable law, you may not without prior written permission from BROKKIES:
  • archive the Material or any part of it;
  • form a database whether electronically or otherwise by systematically downloading or storing all or any of the Material;
  • redistribute or republish the Material; or
  • link to the Brokkies Website including (without limitation) linking in any way which:
  • frames the Brokkies Website;
  • replicates the Brokkies Website; or
  • misleads any person regarding any association with the Brokkies Website or any association with BROKKIES LIMITED (whether implicitly or expressly).

The trademarks used on the Brokkies Website are BROKKIES LIMITED's trademarks or the trademarks of a third party. Nothing on the Brokkies Website should be construed as granting any licence to use any trade mark without the permission of the owner.

You must not use any of BROKKIES LIMITED's trademarks:

  • as or as part of your trademarks;
  • in connection with goods or services which are not the goods or services of BROKKIES;
  • in a manner that may be confusing, misleading or deceptive; or
  • in a manner that disparages BROKKIES LIMITED, its information or services or the Brokkies Website

Technical Difficulties

You acknowledge that your use of the Brokkies Website and associated services may be subject to interruption or delay. Due to the nature of the Internet and mobile phone communications, BROKKIES LIMITED and its service providers do not make any warranty that the Brokkies Website or services will be error free, without interruption or delay or free from defects in design or engineering.

The compatibility of this Brokkies Website is not guaranteed for all software or hardware of users.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, you specifically agree to indemnify and hold BROKKIES LIMITED and its affiliates, employees, agents, representatives and third party service providers, harmless from any and all claims and liabilities relating to your use of the Brokkies Website or its use by any person on your behalf. For the purposes of this paragraph Brokkies Website includes any linked sites.


You acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of the Privacy Statement that are located here:

You agree that BROKKIES LIMITED may use and disclose information about you in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Statement. You also agree to check the Privacy Statement on a regular basis and to let BROKKIES LIMITED know if you object to use or disclosure of information about you in accordance with any updated statement.

If you make contact with a person through the Brokkies Website and that person requests that you do not contact them again, you must comply with that request. You must not disclose the contact details of any person that you obtain through the Brokkies Website without the prior consent of that person.


The illegality, invalidity or unenforceability of any part of the Terms and Conditions will not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder.


We reserve the right to suspend, limit, cancel or disable your access or membership from the Brokkies Website without prior notice (i) if we reasonably believe that you or someone authorised by you breaches any of the Terms and Conditions, (ii) if considered necessary by BROKKIES LIMITED due to technical or security issues, (iii) if there is a prolonged period of inactivity on the Brokkies Website by you (iv) if BROKKIES LIMITED is requested to do so by a government or law enforcement agency (v) or if it is otherwise considered necessary by BROKKIES LIMITED at its sole discretion. BROKKIES LIMITED is not required to provide any reasons for a decision to suspend, limited, cancel or disable your access or membership.

Upon termination of your membership you will be restricted from accessing any member restricted area of the Brokkies Website, submitting any Material to the Brokkies Website, and any Material submitted by you to the Brokkies Website or other information held by BROKKIES LIMITED in relation to your use of the Brokkies Website may be deleted and is not returnable to you.

Benefit of Terms and Conditions

BROKKIES LIMITED holds the benefit of all rights conferred on BROKKIES LIMITED or its officers, employees or agents under these Terms and Conditions as trustee for those persons and may enforce those rights on their behalf in its capacity as trustee.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by, and construed in accordance with the law in force in New Zealand. The parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts for any proceedings in connection with these Terms and Conditions.


In these Terms and Conditions:

Brokkies Website means all of its websites, its newsletter, its Facebook pages, its mobile sites and its Apps that we own and/or operate from time to time, regardless of how those websites are accessed by users (including via the Internet, mobile phone, email or any other service and / or device).

Material means information, data, text, software, illustrations, photos, audio, video, any combination of these or other material.

Us, we, our or BROKKIES means BROKKIES LIMITED and/or its related companies or joint ventures.

Updated 5 October 2014