Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club - Manager, Bar Operations

21 October 2021

The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club provide its members and visitors with the highest quality leisure facilities, entertainment and service in a secure and friendly environment, and has the vision to be the leading community club in New Zealand through the provision of exceptional service, innovation and care.

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Club Websites

21 October 2021

Whether you paid someone to create the website for your club and now can’t get updates, or just want a fresh look to promote the business, the most common question I get from clubs is around building websites.

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Sign in registers and the Privacy Act 2020

21 October 2021

Many of you will have seen the guidance from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in regards to alternative contact tracing registers and the need to ensure that they comply with the Privacy Act 2020.  

“Using an open sheet or register left in a public-facing position where personal information is visible to others is a leading cause of COVID-19-related privacy breaches. It’s important that businesses provide other methods of collecting and storing contact tracing records, but in ways which also protect the privacy of those whose details are being collected.” Says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards.

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Covid may be a Game Changer, but the Rules are Unchanged

18 October 2021

The pandemic has had a number of far reaching and adverse impacts on many aspects of society, some of which were not foreseeable. However, one sadly predictable effect is the severe financial impact on some businesses caused by extended lockdowns. Whilst government help has been available, it will not be enough for some businesses, and they will be turning to retrenchment and redundancies to survive.

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Face covering exemptions

14 October 2021

Face coverings can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. They stop droplets spreading when someone speaks, laughs, coughs or sneezes.  There are a number of situations and locations where wearing a face covering is mandatory such as on public transport, visiting healthcare or aged care facilities, inside retail businesses or public venues such as museums and libraries.

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Loading exclusions within the Concern Database and Retiring the Fun/Unfun: Choice not chance posters

14 October 2021

Exclusion Orders and the Concern Database.

When you load an exclusion through the concern database by clicking Exclusions at the top then Add, this will load the person into the database for your club only.  You should also select 310 – Self Registered Problem Gambler and Approved Exclusion from the drop down.

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Support to get through COVID-19

14 October 2021

During this weeks webinar we touched on the need to acknowledge and take time to look after our mental health and wellbeing. 

We want to reiterate the importance of looking after your mental health and wellbeing, whether that is through talking, taking me time or seeking out professional support.

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Cancellation of Club Managers AGM

30 September 2021

Dear Members

Wearing the covid wise hat, under the uncertainty of current lockdown levels, 100 number restrictions and all the other imposed conditions, the tough decision has been made to cancel our 2021 AGM at Whangamata Club.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Restrictions on Club Sport are Strangling the Chartered Club Industry

27 September 2021

If the Alert Level restrictions are not eased soon, we will see clubs closing their doors for good, says Clubs New Zealand.

“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, the current restrictions, which prohibit most club activities, including sports are strangling our clubs and reducing them to nothing more than food and beverage outlets”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.

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Future proofing your plastic cards

20 September 2021

We have been receiving a few enquiries from clubs wanting to future proof their plastic cards to be compatible with new technology going forward.

The key for now is to print a QR code on the card which matches the Clubs New Zealand app.  To do this your card printer needs to add a QR code with a text field which is your club number followed by the member number.  Please contact National Office on 0800 425 827 to confirm your club code.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census

16 September 2021

Yesterday on the 15th September, all clubs were emailed the Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census Document for completion.

This census is designed to provide a national snapshot of the club sector. It will present invaluable information to key industry stakeholders about the important role that clubs play in both their local communities and at a national level.  This information is more important than ever given the age of COVID.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide

16 September 2021

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in this years Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2021 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 5th July 2021 through to 31st August 2021 for which we received a total of 115 responses.

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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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