Its about to get easier to sign up to the Clubs New Zealand Mobile App

13 May 2021

Over the last few months Clubs New Zealand has been working alongside Paperkite (our app developers) to further develop the Clubs New Zealand app, streamline the sign in/sign up process and improve the apps messaging capabilities.  We are in the final stages of this development and hope to release the updated app shortly.

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Clubs New Zealand Submission on the Incorporated Societies Bill

13 May 2021

You will all be aware that public submissions are now being called for the Incorporated Societies Bill.  The bill proposes to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them. 

The proposed bill is of significance to the Club Industry and far more in depth than the current 1908 Act.  

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Are your employment agreements up to date following the minimum wage increase?

12 May 2021

As you will all know the adult minimum wage in New Zealand increased to $20.00 per hour on 1 April, 2021.  As a result of this we expect many clubs have had to adjust pay rates for employees.  

If you have changed an employees hourly wage or salary it is important that you update the individual employment agreement to reflect this.

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Clubs New Zealand Complaint to the Commerce Commission re SKY

5 May 2021

Last week Clubs New Zealand submitted a complaint to the Commerce Commission regarding the increasing costs of SKY Television subscriptions for commercial premises.

In the complaint it is argued that the anti-competitive and monopolistic behaviour demonstrated by SKY Television warrants an investigation by the Commission.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill - Part 3

5 May 2021

This article is the second in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Part 6 - Register, regulations, amendments and other miscellaneous provisions.  It will also look at Schedules 1-4.

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Bob Firth - Consulting / Relieving Manager

30 April 2021

My name is Bob Firth and I have been in the club industry for 30 years.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill - Part 2

29 April 2021

This article is the second in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Parts 4 and 5 which cover Enforcement and Removal from register, amalgamation, liquidation and other processes.

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Holidays Act Review Recommendations Accepted

29 April 2021

In 2018 The Government established the Holidays Act Taskforce to suggest improvements to the Holidays Act, following a joint request from unions and employers.

The Taskforce included employer, worker and government representatives and was chaired by Gordon Anderson, a law professor at Victoria University with extensive experience in employment law.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill

22 April 2021

This article is the first in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Parts 1 - 3 which are the Preliminary Provisions, Incorporation of Societies and Administration of Societies.

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Travel Update from our Partner Bluebridge: Now Open for Next Summer

21 April 2021

Summer may be over but we’re already planning for the next one, and now that our summer bookings (including Christmas) are open your members can too!

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The Northland Club - Secretary/Manager

21 April 2021

The Board is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Secretary/Manager for the Northland Club Inc.

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Gaming Machine Number Limits - New Calculation Method - Action Required

16 April 2021

Following an April 2021 Gambling Commission decision, clubs will need to change the way they add and remove machines on their venue licences in order to avoid accidentally losing the ability to operate machines.

Any club that is currently operating less than its permitted maximum number of machines, needs to promptly have additional machines listed on the venue licence schedule in order to retain its maximum machine entitlement.

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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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