Member Draw Software

7 July 2022

This week Leigh has been taking another look at member draw software and there are a lot to choose from.  Admittedly many are very basic, but he tested a few of the better offerings and one that stands out as having great features for the $$$ is Club Raffle.

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Ohope Chartered Club - Manager

6 July 2022


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The Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill

4 July 2022

Chloe Swarbricks Member's Bill "The Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on the 30th June 2022.  The bill covers two parts. Part 1 aims to abolish appeals on local alcohol policies while Part 2 looks to implement the recommendations of the 2014 Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship which would ban alcohol sponsorship and advertising of all streamed and live sports and ban alcohol sponsorship at all sporting venues.

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Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club - General Manager

30 June 2022

Exciting Opportunity of GENERAL MANAGER

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Customer or debtor? Are we treating renewals and membership fees as an opportunity?

29 June 2022

The team at National Office have recently uncovered an audio recording from the Clubs New Zealand Conference and AGM, 1999.  The audio is of a keynote presentation from Steve Parker, expert in marketing and associated matters, and a well established “clubby”.   This wasn’t the first time Steve spoke at a Clubs New Zealand event and it certainly was not the last, but what is striking about this particular, 23-year-old piece of audio is that it is 100% relevant to clubs today.

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Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm

27 June 2022

Today, Minister of Health, Hon Andrew Little and Minister for Internal Affairs, Jan Tinetti publicly released the 2022/23 to 2024/25 Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm.  This release is ahead of the strategies formal launch later this week at the International Gambling Conference.

As outlined within the Ministers statement the new strategy focuses on strengthening public health approaches and service responses to gambling harm by putting communities, tāngata whaiora and whānau firmly at the centre of a service. 

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Recording Exclusion Order Breaches within the CONCERN Database

23 June 2022

Section 311 of the Gambling Act 2003 outlines the requirements to remove a person who enters a gambling venue in breach of an exclusion order, once you have removed that person the Act and Regulations are pretty silent on what you should do next.  

The CONCERN Database has introduced breach notification functionality, this will enable venue managers and the National MVE Admin to add in breaches against an excluded person.

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Kamo Club - Club Manager

23 June 2022

The Board is seeking expressions of Interest for the position of Club Manager for the Kamo Club.

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Show us the love and we’ll show you the money

22 June 2022

5050cafefriends is pleased to be a new partner of ClubsNZ which will enable your club to raise funds the easy way. The 5050 initiative for raising funds is completely FREE to implement and won’t utilise your club members’ precious time and energy just a little admin time (5 mins).

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Part time employees must be paid $1696 a fortnight regardless of how many hours they work

15 June 2022

Employment Court rules that all salaried employees who are paid fortnightly must be paid $1,696 a fortnight regardless of how many hours they work

The Employment Court has ruled that Mount Cook Airline Limited’s part-time cabin crew who are paid a salary need to be paid the full fortnightly minimum wage of $1,600 (now $1,696 as at 1 April 2022) despite these part-time cabin crew only working six days a fortnight. This aspect of the Employment Court’s decision has been appealed to the Court of Appeal.

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The Mangawhai Club - Catering Contractor

10 June 2022

The Mangawhai Club is a member’s club situated in the heart of magical Mangawhai a picturesque coastal township on the east coast of the North Island an hour north of Auckland.

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The Clubs New Zealand 2022 Wage and Salary Survey is Open

9 June 2022

The Clubs New Zealand Wage and Salary Survey is back for 2022 and open for all clubs to complete now.

The results from the Wage and Salary Survey allow us to create the annual Wage and Salary Guide which is an incredibly sought after resource.  The Wage and Salary Guide will only be prepared if we receive enough responses to the survey, as we want to ensure we are creating relevant and meaningful resources for clubs to use.

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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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