Terms and Conditions

The Whangamata Beach Hop Rock’n’Roll Festival Society Incorporated, the organisers of the “Beach Hop”, has the right to decline entry to any person or persons for any reason it sees fit.

Entrants will be evicted from the event and banned from future events if they are seen or caught driving in a dangerous or careless manner including burnouts or skids. The Police will notify the organisers of the personal and vehicle details of any entrant that they feel brings the event into disrepute.

The entrants understand that there is a liquor ban in force from 9am Wednesday to 9am Monday in ALL public places including footpaths, streets or reserves.

The organisers are not liable for any damage or loss to/of a vehicle, personal property or entrant at any time during the festival.

Vehicles are entered at the owners risk and the organisers are discharged of any liability. Some events are subject to weather and no refunds will be given if any part of the festival is cancelled for any reason.

Entrants will abide by the rules of the event and follow the instructions of the organisers or marshals at all times.

The entrant will not sell or trade an entrants pass or vehicle sticker without the strict approval of the organisers.

Beach Hop has a no skids or burnouts policy. Any entrant reported doing a burnout or skid will be evicted from the event.

The organisers may use any photograph of the entrant or entrants vehicle, taken during the event, for its own purposes. By accepting these terms and conditions the entrant releases the organisers of any liability for loss or damage.


All attendees acknowledge that, as at the time of ticket purchase, there is a respiratory illness outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that is impacting various regions globally. The attendees agree that where it is impossible or unreasonably impractical for the event to take place due to any cause or event in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic that is not reasonably within the control of the organisers then the festival will be cancelled or postponed and the organisers and attendee shall have no further liability to each other. If the festival is cancelled then organisers will refund any monies paid to the attendees less any reasonable administration and cancellation costs up to and not exceeding 50% of the gross ticket price. If the event is postponed then the attendees entry will be transferred to the new dates.

If the festival is unable to take place on the advertised dates due to government regulations regarding COVID-19, the festival will be postponed to 22nd – 26th March 2023. Please ensure you are able to attend the show date, and delay date, prior to purchasing as there are no refunds, unless required by law, if the festival is rescheduled due to COVID-19 regulations. In the unlikely event that all dates are cancelled, the organisers reserves the right to refund all monies less reasonable administration and cancellation costs up to and not exceeding 50% of the gross ticket price.

At the time of purchasing an entry ticket to the festival the attendee understands that they must agree to any conditions of entry imposed by the government at any time up to and including the festival to control the spread of COVID-19. These government regulations may include proof of COVID-19 vaccinations prior to attendance at the festival. Failure to meet of any COVID-19 government regulation will result in denied entry with no refund given to the attendee by the organisers.

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Who we share your data with

All data is held and maintained by the The Whangamata Beach Hop Rock’n’Roll Festival Society Incorporated and Isometric this data may be shared with…

NZ Police
Thames District Council

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.