Optimise your club space with Versare Room Dividers

28 October 2020

Versare is kiwi owned and operated. We build and sell high quality space optimisation products as listed below:

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Simplify your food safety practices with Chomp

28 October 2020

Simplify your food safety practices by removing the hassle of paper recording from your kitchen and replace it with Chomp's easy to use intuitive app.

Our app will ensure you fulfil your requirements under the NZ Food Safety Act, and it will give you confidence that your food safety plan is up to date. Chefs and managers can access food safety records from anywhere, anytime and monitor the responses to any food safety incidents remotely. You can also keep the whole team informed with live audit reports.

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Christchurch club shelves 'working men' identity in major $21m revamp

27 October 2020

A Christchurch club is ushering in a new era with a shift in its identity and the opening of the first stage of its $21 million redevelopment.

The Hornby Club has been revamped to help ensure its future and appeal to a wider range of people, now housing a new pavilion and dining spaces, a live music venue and pool and gaming rooms.

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Getting Ready for the Changes to the Privacy Act 2020

22 October 2020

You will all be aware that the Privacy Act is changing, and the new law comes into force on 1 December 2020.

Clubs should take the time to ensure they understand the changes to the act and how they will impact your club and how you store and handle membership information. We also encourage clubs that haven't done so already to review the updated policy templates and application form templates that Clubs New Zealand has released over the last couple of months.

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Clubs New Zealand 2020 Wage and Salary Guide

22 October 2020

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in the recent 2020 Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2020 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2020 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 30th July 2020 through to 25th September 2020 for which we received a total of 101 responses.

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Health and safety: Free assessment tool

22 October 2020

Every business needs to involve its people in keeping everyone safe and healthy. The free SafePlus online tool can help.

First you create a short survey to learn what your people think works well and where there’s room for improvement. Then you get a report with advice and guidance links tailored to your business.

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Event Sector Voluntary Code: COVID 19

15 October 2020

An Event Sector Voluntary Code has been developed by the event sector associations, with the support of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. It outlines what event organisers should consider to safely hold events in a COVID-19 environment and follows Ministry of Health best practice guidance on reducing COVID-19 related risks.

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Bluebridge Update: Afterpay Available Now!

15 October 2020

Our friends at Bluebridge are very excited to announce their new partnership with Afterpay. Clubs New Zealand members can now book their next Bluebridge ferry trip online and spread the cost instead of having to pay it all upfront in one go. They only need to pay the first 25% when they book then pay the rest off in three easy payments, every two weeks. They can still use their promo code to get their Bluebridge discount and use Afterpay to spread the cost.

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Labour Day - Monday 26th October 2020

15 October 2020

This year Labour Day falls on Monday 26th October (fourth Monday in October). Labour Day is always observed on the day it falls and is not subject to 'mondayisation', calculating employee entitlements for labour day should be simple and can be done with the click of a button in most payroll systems.

As with all public holidays you first need to establish if the day the public holiday falls would otherwise be a working day for the employee. In most cases it’s easy to work out whether or not an employee would have normally worked on the day in question (known as an otherwise working day) because the working pattern or roster is constant and the employer and employee can agree about whether the employee would otherwise have worked that day.

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Spark Sport for Business is Here

8 October 2020

Spark Sport for Business is here. And it has stacks to watch for every type of fan. Get your customers in on the action with all the BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS matches on home soil, Formula One®, Premier League and more.

Spark Sport will also be bringing you Joseph Parker v Junior Fa in an exciting match up boxing superstars this December, live from Spark Arena.

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Choosing a Sound System

8 October 2020

I have recently had a few enquiries from clubs looking to make changes to their sound system, so thought I would put together a quick spiel explaining some of the things to consider.

I will try to keep it as low tech as possible, but it is impossible to talk sound systems without some understanding of the terms involved. Let’s start with speakers…

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DIA Update - Upcoming changes to Gambling Licensing

8 October 2020

The Department of Internal Affairs emailed licence holders in early September to let you know about some internal system changes they will be making in early November.

This update is to confirm that from Monday 2 November until Tuesday 10 November 2020 inclusive (7 working days) the DIA will be unable to issue new licences / COAs or amendments, including for electronic gambling equipment changes.

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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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