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The team at the Bundy Book has organised a welcome to Bundaberg competition for all visitors attending the Bundaberg Rally in October. It’s easy to enter! Answer three easy questions.

The prize is to be taken during the rally week. First prize is dinner for two at Bundaberg’s Waves Club. This multi-award winning venue offers fine dining for lunch and dinner, an all-hours cafe, an award winning children's playground facility, four function rooms, a sportsmans bar and UBET, KENO, and the most abundant and most modern gaming room facility in Bundaberg, offering over 220 gaming machines. Also we have arranged for the winners to visit the Hinkler Hall of Aviation in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens during their visit.

We have a double pass to take the True Brew Experience Tour at the Barrel the home of the popular Bundaberg Ginger Beer. The lucky winner will receive a voucher valued at $150 from Ben and his team at Searles RV Centre in Bundaberg. This can be used on servicing, parts or accessories. www.bundyrvs.com.au

Entry is free, so if you are attending the Rally enter now. Winners will be advised and named here on our website.

Win brilliant Bundy prizes – see the turtles!

Yes, you and a friend could be spending some fabulous time in Bundy, either in late 2017 or early next year during the turtle season (excluding school holidays). You’ll have two tickets on the famous Turtle Tour with transport to Mon Repos Beach on the Turtle Express with Bundy Coach Tours.

Accommodation – 2 nights at Kacys

Two nights for two people in a Queen Suite Ocean View room on the Bargara esplanade, PLUS dinner for two at Kacys restaurant.

Located right on the beach, Kacy’s Bargara Beach Motel offers a range of different options for accommodation in Bargara, Bundaberg.

From affordable studio rooms, motel or hotel suites, luxury penthouse suites & self contained apartments all with stunning ocean views.

Kacys has a sensational location, surrounded on one side by Bargara beach, and on the other with restaurants, cafes and shopping, all with a relaxed beach lifestyle. Kacys has an in house bar and café, Foxtel and so many other facilities.

Look what else we have for the winner!

Visit The Big Barrel – Bundaberg Brewed Drinks will show you just how the famous Bundaberg Ginger Beer and other delicious flavours are made.


Hinkler Hall Of Aviation – welcomes you to the fascinating flight adventures of world famous aviator Bert Hinkler, set in the beautiful Botanic Gardens.


Bundaberg Rum Distillery – And your visit to Bundaberg just wouldn’t be complete without a tour of the internationally known home of Bundy Rum. Enjoy a Distillery Experience Tour, sample a drop at the Bundy Bar and take home a unique souvenir available only at the Distillery Gift Store.

How to enter: via our website, www.coastlinenew.com.au - answer these three easy questions and tell us briefly what you think of The Bundy Book.

The winner will be announced in our next Bundy Book printed in September and listed on our website –entries close Friday 11th August Winners will be advised and announced on our website. Entry is free but only one entry per household.

 

Winners of our Fraser Island holiday.

Winners of our Fraser Island holiday.

We invited our readers to win a Kingfisher Bay Resort stay for two plus a Whale-Watching Tour on Quick Cat II

A draw was held from all correct entries and the winner is Vicki Wheatland of East Geelong, Victoria All entrants had to visit various locations in Bundaberg and Bargara to answer the questions.

The answers: A.L.Stewart is the mayors name. The name of the Major Mitchell cockatoo at Alexandra Park zoo in Quay Street is Rocky and the fish is blue at the turtle playground. The winner Vicki has been advised and we wish to thank all who entered.

How well do you know Queensland and Tasmania?

Win a Bay of Islands break

At historic Orongo Bay Homestead, the celebrity guest book includes Jane Fonda and Joanna Lumley, ambassadors and opera stars. Now you can win 3 nights in a garden suite enjoying the privacy, personal service and park-like setting of this gourmet guesthouse just 5 minutes from romantic Russell. Just a few hours’ drive north from Auckland. It’s perfect if you have only a couple of days to relax and recharge.

The Homestead is well-known as the country’s First American Consulate, dating back to the 1860's. This exclusive coastal residence with fine wine and renowned cuisine looks through native bush and sub-tropical organic gardens across the Bay of Islands towards Waitangi.

Judged in the top three lodges/boutique hotels in New Zealand the light-filled Homestead has high kauri ceilings and a large verandah flowing onto sweeping lawns and shade trees populated by songbirds. Three comfortable and spacious guest suites with private entrances overlook the peaceful duck pond – just the setting for a romantic escape and a large verandah flowing onto sweeping lawns and shade trees populated by songbirds. Three comfortable and spacious guest suites with private entrances overlook the peaceful duck pond – just the setting for a romantic escape and a well-deserved sleep-in until your daily breakfast basket is delivered.

The Homestead is also popular for cosy weekend breaks through autumn and winter. www.thehomestead.co.nz

A sponsor of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. well-deserved sleep-in until your daily breakfast basket is delivered.

Top Walks in Australia Winners

Top Walks in Australia Winners

We have been inviting our readers to win a copy of Top Walks In Australia, where you’ll find a walk for every weekend.Melanie Ball is an experienced travel writer has hiked every track in this book for walkers of all experience. Included are some of Australia’s most famous, including the Larapinta Trail, OverlandTrack plus some undiscovered gems. The book features 52 walks which have been divided state by state for all different levels of experience. We had entries from around Australia. A draw was held from all correct entries athanks to Campbell Graydon.

The three winners are Maria Hunt, of Bungalow Queensland, Barry Mansfield of Norman Gardens and Stephen Reed of Ipswich.

The answers are: Carnavon Gorge, Yeppoon and Fraser Island. Congratulations to the winners who have been posted their books and thanks to all readers who entered.

Let’s take a walk – Book Giveaway!

 

We have copies of Melanie Ball’s terrific new book, Top Walks In Australia to give away. We have some great walks and treks right here in Queensland, but if you want to walk further afield (and Australia is mecca for bushwalkers) here is where you’ll find a walk for every weekend.

 

Melanie, an experienced travel writer has hiked every track in this book for walkers of all experience. Included are some of Australia’s most famous, including the Larapinta Trail, OverlandTrack plus some undiscovered gems.

She’s walked widely through Australia and in overseas regions from Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego to Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains.

The book features 52 walks which have been divided state by state for all different levels of experience.

Entry is free. Winners will be posted the book and named on this website. Entries are free and close on Friday 3 FEB. One entry per household

 

Winner of 1770 competition

We have received hundreds of entries from around Australia for the  competition.  A draw was held from the winning entries and the winner is Brydan Doecke of 6 Rattray Street, Bundaberg.
He has won two nights accommodation to the value of $300 at Sandcastles Resort.
Because of the fire on the Lady Musgrave we have received a trip on LARC as a substitute prize for the winner.
Congratulations to Brydan and thanks to all who entered

 

Have you been to Bustard Head Lightstation?

 

Did you know it’s the only operating lighthouse tower in Queensland that you can enter?

 

1770 LARC! Tours operate two pink amphibious vessels which have the perfect capability to climb the steep headland to the historic island lightstation at Bustard Head where you’re guided through the cottage museum of artefacts and memorabilia, and the cemetery. Along the way, the ex-military LARCs explore the pristine waterways bordering the Town of 1770 and can even access towering 35 metre dunes for sandboarding fun! Join Neil Mergard and his passionate crew for a LARC! Paradise Tour, book www.1770larctours.com.au

 

Winner of Giant Australian Oxford Dictionary

The prize for our clients who advertised in the Education section of  our Coalfields Express 20th Birthday magazine is  a giant Australian Oxford Dictionary.
The dictionary was won by the Whitsunday Anglican School in Mackay.
Congratulations from  all the team at Coastline Newspaper Group and thanks to the advertisers in the Education Section of the Miners 20th Birthday magazine. We are giving away another dictionary to readers  in our new magazine out soon.
All advertisers are in the  draw to win a long weekend at Ivory Palms Resort at Noosa

 

Brinkley Resort competition

Win a Stay & Ski holiday at Brinley Resort, Mt Hutt

Let us treat you and your guest to three nights in a Studio Room plus a one-day Ski Pass from NZ Ski at Mt Hutt's Brinkley Resort - serviced by twelve ski fields as well as direct heli ski activities from the on-site heli pad.

The winner will receive a lift pass for each person to the world-renowned Mt Hutt ski field.

Brinkley Resort for a great holiday

Brinkley Resort, in the Alpine village of Methven, is nestled in the foothills of the majestic Mt Hutt and only an hour's drive away from Christchurch.

You'll enjoy superb facilities including the award-winning restaurant (as showcased on Good Morning New Zealand), outdoor spa pools with mountain views, tennis and bocce courts, and a children's playground - all surrounded by high country lakes and rivers, golf courses, and Mt Hutt Ski Area in Brinkley's stunning backyard.

On a clear day, from the summit you can see the Pacific Ocean in one direction, and the Southern Alps in the other - the perfect mixture of nature plus exhilarating recreational and pleasure activities.

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Mt Hutt - best ski resort in NZ

Voted NZ's Best Ski Resort in 2015, Mt Hutt boasts wide-open terrain for all ski and snowboarding levels. Superb conditions, spectacular terrain, and laid-back Kiwi hospitality will leave you dreaming for more. This is one of the largest and highest ski areas on the South Island and an altogether big mountain experience for skiers and snowboarders.

Mt Hutt

Conditions:

Fill in the form on the right. Only readers of our Tourism Queensland magazine are eligible to enter. Entry is free. One entry per household. Entries close 12 August.

The winner will be notified and their name featured on our website.

Good luck - it could be your turn to enjoy perfect skiing at Mt Hutt, staying at brilliant Brinkley Resort!


Winner of Lady Elliot Island Competition

We had hundreds of entries in this competition from all around Australia. There was a draw held and the winner is Heidi Edgar of Bargara. Heidi is a nurse and she said she was delighted to win as she and her husband visited the island many years ago. Congratulations to Heidi and thanks to all who entered the competition

Les Miserables

In our latest Coalfields Express we invited our readers to win  tickets  for four people to see  Les Mis. In Brisbane  on 12 November with accommodation at  Mantra South Bank.
A draw was held from the winning entries and the winner is:
David Thompson of Marshall Street, Bowen.  David has been advised and he is looking forward to seeing the show. We would like to thank all who entered and congratulations to David

Fly in Fly Out Dad

This book by Sally Murphy  tells the story of a little boy who uses his imagination to handle the absences  and make the most of Dad’s time at home.

We have two winners from the competition we featured in our Coalfields Express.

The winners are  Dean and  Heath Pearce of Beardmore Cres, Dysart, and Sharon Barrett of  Booth Avenue Tannum Sands. Thanks to all who have entered and congratulations to the winners who have been posted their books.

Wind and Water 2013 Bundaberg Flood Who won?

In our mid year Bundy Book we invited our readers to win a copy of this wonderful book featuring  101 pages of superb  photographs by Paul Beutel.  If you would like to purchase a copy of this book go to paulbeutelphotography.com.au

We had many entries and a draw was held. The winners name was drawn by Michael Evans of Bargara.  The winner is Sandra Haig of Agnes Street North Bundaberg.  Sandra said that her home was flooded in the big flood of 2013 and she had to move out from January until October until her house was restored. She was thrilled to win the book after experiencing the flood. She picked up her copy of the Bundy Book from the Lucky Dollar Newsagency.

We invited entrants to tell us where they picked their copy of the Bundy Book and these were just some of the pick up points. Red Shed, Bundaberg Airport, Driftwood at Elliott Heads, Ross Gray, Bundaberg Library, Comfoot Shoes, Eastern Dragon, Agnes Water Tourist Centre, Barron Outdoors, Bella Martinos, Don Panco Resort and Torbanlea Road House.

 

 

 

Kingfisher Winner

Kingfisher Bay Resort  is the perfect base for exploring Fraser Island. In our Bundy Year Book we gave our readers the opportunity to win three nights accommodation at Kingfisher plus their full day 4WD Beauty Sports Tour with return ferry transfers,lunch and national park fees on the day tour are included.

We received hundreds of entries and a draw was conducted. The winner is Joyce Cross of Wilson Street in Bundaberg

 

Congratulations to our winner and thanks to all who entered.

The winner of the winter break at Mt Hutt

In our Tourist Queensland paper which was inserted on April 16th in the Auckland Herald we invited our readers to win a break at Mount Hutt

The winner and partner  will  spend 4 nights at Brinkley Resort - New Zealand’s popular family winter holiday destination - plus a day lift pass each to world renowned Mt Hutt ski field. (subject to availability, excludes NZ & Aus school vacations; ski-season is June 12 –mid October)

We received hundreds of entries and a draw was conducted. The winner is Fraser Cairns of Cook Street Auckland.

 

Congratulations to our winner and thanks to all who entered.   With a name like Fraser Cairns  he should move to Queensland!!!

Sell up, Pack up & Take off

We have three winners for this competition to win a copy of the book published by Allen and Unwin which tells readers how to get a visa, buying and renting a house and the pros and cons of living in Asia or Europe. The book Sell Up, Pack UP and Take Off was written by Stephen Wyatt and Colleen Ryan.

We wish to thank all who entered.

 

The winners are Alan Cooper of Bargara, Kathy Richards from Robina and Geoff Blacklaws of Boonah. They have all been posted their prize winning books.