Contract Tracing Registers

30 April 2020

We are getting a large number of enquiries regarding contract tracing and what this will look like. The short answer is we do not currently have all the information and the Government have not released further details on how they wish this to be managed.

The guidelines that were released prior to the lock down asked hospitality venues to implement a COVID-19 guest register, including:

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Practical Information about complying with the Wage Subsidy Scheme

29 April 2020

Since first being introduced on 17 March 2020, the Wage Subsidy Scheme has successfully delivered over $10 billion dollars into the economy to support employers, employees and the self-employed. Over 500,000 applications have been received, and payments made in respect of over 1.6 million employees and self-employed workers. As many employers have already applied for the Wage Subsidy Scheme, the focus now turns to ensuring that employers are complying with the terms of the scheme; in particular being able to evidence the need for the subsidy and retention of employees on the payroll.

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Greetings from Crusader Isolation

28 April 2020

Well where did the last 4 weeks go and how quickly did this thing explode?

It has been interesting watching how various clubs have dealt with the situation we have found ourselves in. Some clubs have remained in close contact with members from virtual membership draws, virtual bands on a Saturday night, to virtual social gatherings of sub sections, meal deliveries to older members and staying in touch through social media. On the other hand no doubt we have had some clubs that have taken the opportunity to take a break and recharge the batteries, as we all know we work in a stressful business that has many potholes, and we have just gone through the biggest one yet.

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Operational Update #3 from the Department of Internal Affairs

23 April 2020

COVID-19 relief measures for clubs

Further to our update on 7 April 2020, we continue to monitor and assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the gambling sector.

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Installing and Setting up Zoom

23 April 2020

The last few weeks has forced us to adapt like never before. What was on the "I will get my head around it when I find a spare moment" (such as video conferencing) has suddenly become a priority.

There are many options available to facilitate video conferencing with a popular choice being Zoom. Leigh has created a quick step by step guide to help get you started with Zoom and you can download this guide here

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Read this before turning your gaming machines back on

22 April 2020

Phil Lamberg of Aristocrat has provided some advice for clubs (which will apply to all gaming machine brands) to reduce the amount of issues that may arise from having your gaming machines off for weeks.

The main message is to NOT turn all EGM's back on at the same time as this can cause major faults.

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How to remotely access your office PC

9 April 2020

Many of us now have the ability to perform a large number of our work tasks from the cloud, this has obvious benefits when we are on lock down and cannot get to our work PCs. Despite the cloud making it much easier to work from anywhere there will no doubt be files and programmes on your work PCs that you need to access during this lock down period.

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Citizens RSA Te Puke - Contract Caterer

9 April 2020

The CITIZENS RSA TE PUKE is seeking expressions of interest in the catering contract for the club when we reopen after the lockdown. The contract is to provide food daily for the club members and also to provide catering services for functions and meetings held at the club at 179 Jellicoe Rd Te Puke.

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Operational Update #2 from the Department of Internal Affairs

8 April 2020

Exercising leniency in relation to Regulations 10 and 11

Further to our update on 27 March 2020, we continue to monitor and assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the gambling sector.

To directly address issues relating to

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Covid-19 Wage Subsidy - Important Changes for Employers

30 March 2020

The Government has announced some significant changes to the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy. These changes apply to any employer applying for the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy from 5pm on Friday 27 March 2020.  These changes do not apply to employers who applied before 5pm on Friday 27 March 2020. 

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Operational Update from the Department of Internal Affairs

30 March 2020

Kia ora koutou,

DIA acknowledges the immediate pressures facing the gambling sector, as a result of the Government’s decision to move to a level 4 emergency response to COVID-19. 

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Minimum wage increases from 1 April 2020

26 March 2020

The adult minimum wage will increase $1.20 from $17.70 to $18.90 per hour on 1 April 2020.

The new rate equates to an extra $48 per week before tax for employees on a 40-hour working week.

The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will increase 96 cents from $14.16 to $15.12, and will remain at 80% of the adult rate.

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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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