Clubs New Zealand is the leading association for clubs in New Zealand.  We are a member led, not-for-profit organisation and represent more than 300 clubs around the country including chartered clubs, community clubs, cosmopolitan clubs, workingmen's clubs, sports clubs and RSAs.

More than 280,000 people belong to our member clubs.

Clubs New Zealand is tasked with enhancing and promoting all aspects of club business.  We celebrate the uniqueness of each of our member clubs and have developed a wide range of services and benefits to ensure that each club can continue to operate for the betterment of their communities.

Our Mission

The Mission of Clubs New Zealand is to promote and safeguard the interests, rights and privileges of member clubs.

Our Focus

Clubs New Zealand supports member clubs through guidance and education to help generate benefits and services to assist them in becoming successful commercial businesses.

We work to develop the club community through sports tournaments, conferences, area meetings and other activities.  As well, we seek to represent member's interests at national and local government level.

We share and communicate the community good derived from clubs and club members which has evolved over time to become a critical contributor to many communities' health and wellbeing.

Clubs New Zealand has a rich heritage of providing hospitality to members for over 120 years, with a network of clubs stretching from Kaitaia to Bluff.

We celebrate the achievements and uniqueness of our members while uniting the network of clubs through technology, so that they may share and leverage off each other's success.

Member Benefits

We provide support and advocacy for clubs throughout New Zealand. Here are some of the benefits of Clubs New Zealand membership:

Advocacy and Representation: We represent our members in national and local government, advocating for policies that benefit clubs and their members. We also provide support and advice to clubs facing regulatory or legal issues.

Networking and Collaboration: We provide opportunities for clubs to network and collaborate with other clubs across New Zealand. This allows you to share best practices, learn from one another, and develop relationships with other clubs within your region and beyond.

Training and Education: We offer training and educational opportunities for club officers and staff. This includes training in areas such as hospitality, customer service, and compliance with laws and regulations.

Insurance: We offers a range of insurance options to our members via our partnership with Abbotts Insurance, including public liability insurance, employers' liability insurance, and property insurance.

Marketing and Promotions: We provide marketing and promotional support, helping you to reach new members and promote your facilities and events.

Access to Resources: We provide access to a range of resources, including templates for policies and procedures, advice on best practices, and assistance with compliance and regulatory issues.

Events and Competitions: We organise a range of events and competitions for our members, including sports events. These events provide opportunities for clubs to engage with their members and the wider community.

Overall, Clubs New Zealand membership provides a range of benefits to chartered clubs, including advocacy and representation, networking and collaboration, training and education, insurance, marketing and promotions, access to resources, and events and competitions.

Get your hands on the future

With the Clubs New Zealand App

Get your hands on the future with Clubs New Zealand's App which can be downloaded on both Apple and Android.  The Clubs New Zealand App is all about helping you get more out of your membership. As a member of a club you can access any of our network of 300 member clubs as a reciprocal visitor and visiting a club is a breeze with the new digital membership card.


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