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Northern Arena Cut for Cash 8 Week Challenge


Eat Well, Feel Better, Be Fit, Win Big

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The Cut for Cash 8 week reset challenge is designed to help you change your life for the better. Cut out your bad habits and cash in on your health and well-being.

Nutrition, Fitness, Support, Accountability and more. Our big life-changing 8-week transformation package has everything you need for a healthy lifestyle. Plus you could WIN the $10,000 cash first prize

Cut For Cash

8 Week Healthy Eating, Exercise and Reset Challenge

Registration Close: Friday 8 September
Testing week: 12 - 17 September
Challenge: 18 September - 12 November

Cut for Cash is a complete 8-week transformation package aimed at improving your health and wellness. It's not just about improving your physique, it's an opportunity for a lifestyle overhaul that will leave you energized, confident, and ready to face whatever life throws at you!

We believe that you deserve to feel your best, so we've designed this challenge to help you improve your fuel and fitness, give you accountability, and achieve rad results.

Remember, this challenge is not just about physical transformation; it's about reclaiming your energy, confidence, and zest for life. Take the first step towards a healthier and happier you, and together, let's make these 8 weeks a life-changing experience.

  1. Personalized Nutrition Plan: The certified nutritionists at Nourish App will craft a healthy and sustainable meal plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Say goodbye to fad diets, and welcome a balanced and delicious approach to eating.

  2. Targeted Workout Routines: Our experienced fitness trainers will guide you through workout routines that focus on building strength, endurance, and flexibility. Whether you're a beginner or a fitness enthusiast, we have something for everyone.

  3. Expert Guidance: Throughout the 8 weeks, you'll have access to our team of experts who will provide constant support, answer your questions, and keep you motivated every step of the way.

  4. Community Support: You'll be part of a supportive community of like-minded individuals who are on the same journey as you. Share your successes, challenges, and tips with fellow participants.

  5. Cash Prizes: As an added incentive to push yourself, we are offering generous cash prizes for the top achievers at the end of the challenge. Imagine getting rewarded for becoming the best version of yourself!

Nutrition, Fitness, Support, Accountability and more. Our life-changing 8-week transformation package has everything you need for a healthy lifestyle.

Plus you could WIN the $10,000 cash first prize

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Before and After

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What's Included

What's Included

Challenge yourself to feel happier, gain confidence, sleep better, reduce stress and anxiety, be active and do more, cope and recover with everything life has to throw at you.

We have included everything you need to EAT WELL, FEEL BETTER and BE FIT with the support and motivation every step of the way.

Price Increases 1 September
Registrations close 8 September 2023

Cut for Cash Meal Plan with Nourish

Nutrition Sorted

A complete personalised calories, meal plan and 1-to-1 contact with a nutritionist to keep you in check via Nourish App

value $240

Cut for Cash Join the Team

Team Work 

Feel part of the team and push yourself further with a Cut for Cash Challenge Team Tee

value $40

Cut for Cash Accoutability Powered by Evolt


3 x Evolt 360 body scans to hold yourself accountable and measure every improvement

value $135

Cut for Cash All the Support you need


Online and in-person. Tips, tricks, motivation and support from your coaches and other challengers.

value priceless

Cut for Cash Workouts and Exercise Plan

Be Fit & Feel Great

 All the workouts, and motivating gym classes you need at Northern Arena, Silverdale PLUS exclusive weekly booster sessions

Cut for Cash You could win $10,000

Win Big

Change your life and we could change yours with your chance to WIN from our $15,000 prize pool 


Cut for Cash Prizes







Info Evening

Information Day

Held on Thursday 31 August, pop in anytime from 3-7pm, find out all you need to know, meet the team, bring your friends & family, take a look around the facility and take advantage of the last chance for the Early Bird Price

Personal Trianing

Personal Training Packages

Add Extra Support, Accountability & Motivation with a special Cut for Cash Personal Training package. Fee's apply.

The Challenge

How The Challenge Works

Step 1 - Pre-challenge Body Composition Scan, photos, fitness and strength testing.

Powered by Evolt This vital information will help you measure and track your progress, identify key metrics to set you on the right path to prepare and maximise your Challenge experience.

Step 2 - Setup Your One-on-one contact with a Nutritionist via Nourish App

Exclusive, personalised use of the Nourish App with one-on-one contact via a qualified Nutritionist to guide you every step of the challenge and gain a clear understanding of the role nutrition plays in achieving goal-targeted, sustainable results.

Step 3 - Get Moving

The coaching team will guide and support you through the 8 week Cut for Cash body and mind transformation challenge with all the workouts, motivating gym classes and variety you need to keep coming back for more. At times it may seem tough, but if you push your way through you will reap the rewards.

Step 4 - Check In

The mid-way check point gives you another chance to review, tweak and track your progress. Accountability and consistency are everything when it comes to achieving long-term results.

Step 5 - Post Challenge Evolt Body Composition Scan, photos, fitness and strength testing.

It's results time! You will have achieved your physical goals but also mentally you will be the happiest and most confident you have ever been. Review your results powered by Evolt and pat yourself on the back for pushing through the challenge.

Step 6 - Celebrate Success

Join the whole team to celebrate success. Toast to your effort and the winners at the after challenge party (details tbc).

Make your journey a success and register today

Registrations close 8 September 2023


Purchase by Aug 31

ONLY $399

From Sept 1


We've added 20 more spaces at the early bird price. Simply use the promo code "LASTCHANCE" at checkout

All current and active Northern Arena gym members will receive 

$100 Credit

back to your membership account on completion of the challenge. 

Registrations close 8 September 2023



2022 Cut for Cash Main Prize Winner
2022 Cut for Cash Second Prize Winner

"I’m so so grateful for this competition. I feel better, I’m eating much better and my family is happy and proud of me."

"Learning to navigate a new healthy life with bubs has been challenging but, so rewarding. Thank you Northern."

2022 Cut for Cash Third Prize Winner
2022 Cut for Cash Forth Prize Winner

"We all got out of our comfort zones, sacrificed a lot, and showed up when it got tough... Here’s to new found healthy habits."

"This challenge got me back up on my feet. Eating healthy, exercising... so grateful to the team at Northern Arena and Nourish for all their support and and for all the awesome people I met along the way!!"

2022 Cut for Cash Forth Prize Winner

"Thank you to all the participants and instructors for your support. It’s been a bit of a journey but I feel it’s a sustainable one for me."

"I was really struggling before, not only with my physical health but also my mental health... NOW I eat healthy and mindfully, have drastically reduced my alcohol intake, have been going to the gym multiple times per week, getting out of bed early."

"The support from both trainers and competitors has been tremendous!" 

"This challenge was literally life changing for me."

"I’m so so grateful for this competition. It’s not only reduced my weight. You guys have changed my life and my thinking."



Frequently Asked Questions

Need help? Check out our FAQs for solutions.

  • How much is a membership?
    Gym membership prices vary and are dependent on different criteria. Give our friendly membership team a call on 09 421 9700 to find out the rate best for you or check them out here.
  • Do you have personal trainers? How much do they charge?
    Yes, personal trainers are an additional cost to your membership. Prices vary so it’s best to have a look and check them out here. Otherwise speak to our gym team as they can put you in touch with a personal trainer to suit you and your goals.
  • Do you charge extra for group fitness classes?
    There are no extra charges for any of our group fitness classes, all group fitness classes are included in your membership.
  • How do I book a group fitness classes?
    Some classes require booking due to limited numbers available for superior tuition and space availability, simply select the "Book Now" icon on the group fitness timetable and that will take you through the booking process.
  • What do I do if a class is fully booked?
    We have a waitlist option available, simply add yourself to the class waitlist and we will notify you if a space becomes available.
  • What do I do if I cannot make my class booking?
    If you are unable to make your booking please cancel your place in the class via your online dashboard as soon as possible via the Northern Arena Gym App.
  • Is access to the pool included in my membership?
    Yes, with a membership you have access to the pool during SwimFit sessions. See the group fitness timetable for SwimFit session times.
  • Can I come in and swim anytime I want?
    We have set members only swimming times. See the group fitness timetable for session times. During those times you can use the pools.
  • Can I pay less just to use the pools?
    Our fully comprehensive memberships include all gym access, group fitness classes and the use of the pools during SwimFit times.
  • Can I suspend my membership?
    Yes, you must give us at least 7 days' notice via this form . Memberships can be suspended for a minimum of 2 weeks and maximum of 8 weeks, per calendar year. If you suspend within minimum term. If you are within your minimum term these suspension days will be added to your minimum term date. Longer suspensions are available, fees apply.
  • What if I move within my minimum term?
    If you relocate more than 50 kilometres away from the facility, then we can cancel your membership within the minimum term period. Email our friendly gym team and they will be able to sort this for you gym@northernarena.co.nz
  • What if I get injured and can no longer use the facilities?
    If you become sick or injured where you cannot exercise for either 12 months or the rest of your minimum term, we can cancel your membership upon provision of a medical certificate. Email our friendly gym team and they will be able to sort this for you gym@northernarena.co.nz.
  • How old do you have to be to join the gym?
    You need to be 13 years of age or over to join the gym. For anyone under 18 a parent or guardian must sign the membership agreement.
  • How old do I have to be to qualify for a senior’s membership?
    You qualify for a seniors membership when you reach 65 years of age. Identification will be required when joining.
  • Are yoga mats provided in the yoga classes?
    For hygiene purposes we suggest you bring your own yoga mat or you can use a towel.
  • Do you have yoga blocks?
    Yes we have yoga blocks available to use.
  • Do you have a sauna and spa?
    Our facilities do not include a spa, sauna or steam room.
  • Do you run bootcamps?
    From time to time throughout the year, where we give nutrition guidelines, plans and bootcamps to kickstart your journey. Otherwise we recommend a personal trainers who can offer you some advice to get you started.
  • Where is Northern Arena?
    Northern Arena is located in Silverdale. We are at the top of the hill on the corner of The Hibiscus Coast Highway and Whangaparaoa Road next to the Silverdale Medical Centre. Our address is 8 Polarity Rise, Silverdale, Auckland.
  • Some key things to remember as stated in your gym membership agreement:
    4.1 Payment of membership fees: The payment of your membership fees depends on whether you have chosen to pay in one lump sum or by making regular payments. a. Regular payment option: You pay fees for the regular payment option for your Membership Term in advance each month by direct debit from a nominated bank account or credit card. If you choose to pay by credit card, we pass on any fees charged for the transaction by your credit card provider by deducting them from your credit card at the same time as your regular payment. If you choose the regular payment option, your membership will continue until you decide that you wish to cancel your membership after the Minimum Term or it is cancelled by us for one of the reasons set out in clause 5. In order to cancel their membership, as stated in the clause 8.5 of the membership agreement, the member must provide one month’s written notice to cancel. The month is taken from the date stated on the letter, the date the email was sent or on Northern Arena’s cancellation form. 8.4 Cancellation at any other time: To cancel your membership when the Minimum Term ends or at any time after that, you must give us one month’s notice in writing. You must pay any fees owed to us or we may take steps to recover them.

Competition Terms and Conditions


The Competition/Challenge Dates: The Competition will run from 18 September – 12 November 2023.  
Scans & Photo: Scan 1 and photos must be completed between 12 – 17 September 2023. Final Scan and photos must be completed between 6-12 November 2023.  
Age restrictions: You must be 18 years old at the start date of the challenge to enter.  

Medical Clearance and Physical Consent: By taking part in the challenge to the best of your knowledge there is no health/medical reason known to you that would adversely affect you while on the challenge. We advise that you consult with your primary physician before starting the challenge.  You agree that it is your responsibility to make Northern Arena aware of any health/medical concerns prior to commencing and agree to update us should your medical/health status change during the challenge.   
Payment: Payment must be made in full before 18 September 2023 unless a payment plan has been agreed. Payment plans terms and conditions apply.  
Cancellation and Refund policy: Should you wish to cancel your challenge, you will need to notify Northern Arena (The Organiser), by email at gym@northernarena.co.nz by 18 September 2023. You will be refunded the remaining amount after a $75 cancellation fee. Fee’s will be refunded to the credit/debit card or bank account of your choice. Please allow up to 10 working days for the refund to be processed. Time may vary depending on the processing time of your bank or card issuer. Any refunds will be effective from the date of written notification is received and must be received by 18 September 2023 

Due to administration and other costs incurred by The Organiser, no refunds will be given after 18 September 2023. Non-attendance will not result in any refund of the challenge entry fees.   
Transfer of Participant: You can transfer your challenge to another person before 18 September 2023, however third-party fee’s may be incurred. Additional services or resources, such as t-shirt, body scans, access to apps or others, may be charged to fulfil the competition criteria.   
Promotion: Members and non-approved third parties are not permitted to advertise or promote services or products that are not approved by the organisers.   
Your Obligation to Us: You acknowledge that your participation in exercise has risks involved and that while onsite at Northern Arena we assess these risks and provide safe exercise programming. Prior to attempting any exercises offsite, you agree to assess the risks and you release any liability to Northern Arena caused by your acts or omissions. You agree to take care of your health, you agree that you will follow direction and instructions of Northern Arena staff whilst using the facility and you will not use diuretics or restrict your food intake or behave in an unhealthy way or put at risk your personal health by your acts or omission’s.  
Intellectual Property: Unless otherwise indicated copyright includes contents, materials, recipes, exercise programs, text, graphics, logos, icons, video, photographs, software is owned or under licenses to us by approved third parties. All names logo trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing should be interpretated as granting any rights to commercial use or to use and distribute names, logos or trademarks without express consent written by relevant owners.  
Indemnity: You agree to indemnify us and our subcontractors from and against any third-party claims and all losses, expenses, damages, and costs (including reasonable legal fees incurred on a solicitor/client basis) suffered or incurred by us.  
Third Party Content: We use third parties to provide some information and services during the competition. The organisers are not responsible for those services provided by third parties. Wellness scores and results are meant for users with no underlying health conditions you should not rely on this information as a substitute for or replacement of professional medical advice.   
Personal Information: Photo and Images Release Advertising and Publicity: You hereby grant permission to The Organiser to use photographs and/or video of you taken while doing The Competition, online, and in other communications. You agree for Northern Arena to be able use your image for use in future promotional material. Your before and after picture can be used by The Organiser for future promotions. Your consent and release of these images is conditional on being eligible for prizes in The Challenge and you agree to this by taking part in The Competition and signing this agreement you release your images to The Organiser.  
Termination of Participation: Northern Arena may at its sole discretion refuse entry or suspend or terminate participation at any time during The Competition.  
Exclusions: Employees, of The Organiser and any third parties and their families relating to The Competition are not eligible for prizes, however, they are welcome to take part in The Challenge.   
The Prizes: The individual prizes are awarded as follows:  

First prize: $10,000. Runner Up: $5000.    

To be eligible to win participants are required: 

To complete all photos and scans within the designated timeframe and correct criteria.  

Must not be in arrears on their gym membership.  
Prize Winners: The prize winners will be determined at the sole discretion of The Organiser. Participants will be judged on competition criteria by the Judging Panel. The members of the Judging Panel will not enter in ANY discussions on the winners or merits of other participants. Their decision is final and not open for discussion or debate. Personal information will not be passed/ discussed to people outside of the Judging Panel unless it is required to decide on The Competition Results.   

$100 Credit Back: Northern Arena members that complete the challenge will receive $100 credit back on to their membership. To be eligible for the credit members must: 

Complete the challenge (photos and scans). 

Must not be in arrears on their gym membership.  

Must hold an active Northern Arena membership as of 18 September 2023. 
Amendments: The Organisers reserve the right to withdraw or amend The Competition as necessary or due to circumstances outside its control. The Organisers require a minimum of 50 participants to go ahead with The Competition and reserve the right to cancel The Competition at its discretion depending on number of paid participants. In the event of cancellation of The Competition before The Competition start date a full refund will be given.  
Provisions: If a provision of these terms is void or unenforceable, it may be severed without affecting the enforceability of the other terms.      
Noncompliance: Any non-compliance with the rules and these terms and conditions set out in this agreement or at the sole discretion of The Organiser may result in your removal from The Competition and/or The Challenge.  
By entering and paying for The Competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.  

Glossary of Terms: 
The Organiser = Northern Arena Limited, 8 Polarity Rise, Silverdale, Auckland. 
The Competition = Persons eligible and taking part Cut for Cash 8 Week Healthy Eating and Exercise Transformation Challenge. 
The Challenge = Persons eligible and taking part in the Cut for Cash 8 Week Healthy Eating and Exercise Transformation Challenge. 
The Competition Dates = 18 September 2023 – 12 November 2023. 
Judging Panel = Specifically selected members of Northern Arena management of who are involved in the running of the Challenge/Competition. 
Northern Arena Website = www.northernarena.co.nz 

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