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Terms and conditions

1. The information requested in the application form will be used for assessment purposes. All personal information collected during the application process may be made available to members of the selection committee.
2. The CAPEs will normally hold documents about selected applicants for the duration of the programme.
3. Consistent with the provisions of the Privacy Act applicants have the right of access to information held about them. Applicants also have the right to request the correction of information held about them.
4. The CAPEs wish to recognise selected applicants and to be kept informed about the progress of the students they have supported. In accepting this opportunity, you authorise the CAPEs to release information and promotional material about Te Ara Tipu and your experience of it.
5. Participation in the Te Ara Tipu programme is completely voluntary and North Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America CAPEs and its programme partners should not be held liable for any damages, losses, or related claims as a result of an unforeseeable or unavoidable acts and risks surrounding travel and activities.
6. Te Ara Tipu participants agree to take reasonable precautions to minimise the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 when attending in-person events organised by the CAPEs. This includes that they don’t commence travel or participate if they develop cold or flu-like symptoms. In the event of a positive COVID-19 test while travelling, the CAPEs will follow government regulations of both the New Zealand government and that of the countries visited. If a participant is required to isolate, costs will be covered by the CAPEs for the duration of their stay.

1. Selected applicants will be known as members of Te Ara Tipu.
2. Selected applicants will be provided with the following at no cost for their full participation in the programme.
o Transport to and from in-person activities (this refers to domestic flights when required; when flights are required, members will be responsible for getting themselves to their local airport and back home from the local airport)
o Hotel accommodation (generally twin-shared) if an overnight stay is required
o All in-activity expenses
o Course materials and any professional-development programme costs
o Anything outside of this package shall be borne by the participants.
3. Selected applicants must attend and present at orientation, if requested, and are prepared to complete a reflection task of their experience, and cooperate with any promotional publicity related to Te Ara Tipu which may be provided in form of a communication briefing. In accepting this opportunity, you also agree to acknowledge the CAPEs when sharing your experience about the programme, e.g. tagging the CAPEs social media handles when posting online.
3. Selected applicants will be required to provide the North Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America CAPEs with regular surveys and feedback (guidelines will be provided), and agree to share their experience and insights at agreed events or with future members by mutual agreement.
4. Selected applicants must be available for participation for approximately one engagement every two months throughout the duration of their membership in the programme, which shall begin in March 2023 until such time that they formally graduate from their tertiary studies, or otherwise leave Te Ara Tipu.
5. The programme is available only to students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
6. The programme is available only to currently enrolled students in a New Zealand university or polytechnic. An exception will be made for any CAPE alumni of the APEC Voices of the Future programme.
7. Application closing date: 10 March, 2023, unless otherwise stated.
8. The North Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America CAPEs have the right to amend or vary these terms and conditions from time to time.

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