Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference, AGM + EXPO - Elective Sessions

26 November 2019

Shortly registrations for the 2020 Conference, AGM & EXPO will be opening.  The 2020 Conference will feature three elective sessions on Friday morning. There is no additional cost to attend these sessions, however, you must select which sessions you will be attending at the time of registration.

On the registration form you will see a tab called “Elective Registration”.  After you have completed the registration details and travel details for your clubs’ attendees you will be able to choose the elective sessions each attendee wishes to attend. 

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The title of smartest club has been claimed

20 November 2019

On Saturday the finals of the Inaugural Clubs New Zealand Quiz Championship went down at the Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club.  This was a highly anticipated event to crown New Zealand's smartest club. 

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Club Website Solutions

20 November 2019

It is no secret that a few clubs have been experiencing challenges with your websites.  Often the sites have been commissioned by someone in the past who has since parted ways, or the design company has disappeared making it difficult to keep things updated.  Or perhaps they are dated, or aren’t mobile friendly.

If you are considering a change we can help.  Leigh has had good experience with Shopify e-commerce websites (  They are a large Canadian company with more than a million customers worldwide, and a decent New Zealand presence.

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December & January Training Tour - Otorohanga, Rotorua, Hamilton and Northland

20 November 2019

December and January will see Keith once again crossing the Cook Strait on a training tour.  In December Keith will be visiting Otorohanga, Rotorua and Hamilton, once the Christmas festivities are done and dusted he will then make his way to Northland in January for even more training dates.  This is the perfect opportunity for staff and committee members to get up to speed with Harm Minimisation, Armed Robbery and Club Smart Training. 

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Work Christmas Functions - Quick tips to keep them festive

14 November 2019

Christmas Functions are all about celebrating the year that has been and giving your employees a chance to get together and have a bit of fun, however, they have developed a bit of a reputation over the years, most of us will hear a story in the next few weeks of someone celebrating a little too much. As employers it is important to remember that you have responsibilities for your staff members at any work-related Christmas functions, so here are some quick tips.

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Initial Sector Consultation - Future of Electronic Monitoring

13 November 2019

This week Clubs New Zealand staff were invited to meet with members of the DIAs project management team, as well as an independent lawyer to discuss the future of the Electronic Monitoring System.

Earlier this year the DIA formally established a project to examine options for the future of electronic monitoring in New Zealand’s class 4 industry.  This project is part of the Departments work to ensure that DIA can be an effective, modern regulator into the future, and achieve one of our key objectives of maintaining integrity in the gambling system.

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Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference, AGM + EXPO - Draft Programme

13 November 2019

The Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference, AGM + Expo will be here before we know it. While the conference agenda will largely follow the same format as Tauranga, there are going to be some small changes to how conference runs this year.  Please take the time to ensure that you familiarise yourself with the draft agenda and plan your travel to ensure you do not miss out on the Clubs New Zealand Expo.

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Mataura RSA - Secretary/Manager

9 November 2019

The Mataura RSA seeking to appoint a Secretary/Manager who can show strong leadership and management skills.

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Christmas and New Year Public Holiday Entitlements 2019/20

7 November 2019

The Christmas and New Year period is fast approaching, as of today there are just 48 days until Christmas rocks around (that number is just a tad daunting). This year the Christmas and New Year public holidays fall on Wednesday 25 December, Thursday 26 December, Wednesday 1 January and Thursday 2 January meaning that the public holidays are observed on the day that they fall (there is no Mondayisation).

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Alcohol Consulting Group now offering LCQ training

6 November 2019

Alcohol Consulting Group are pleased to be able to offer the LCQ to Clubs New Zealand members. 

The course involves a day of teaching and the assessment can be taken in your own time. 

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Clubs New Zealand Nominations for Office

5 November 2019

Nominations for Office are now open.  The Clubs New Zealand constitution requires that we appoint/confirm the following officers:

1 x President
1 x Area Board Member (13 areas)

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Setting up your online services account with the Companies Office

30 October 2019

The new Incorporated Societies Register was launched on 30 September 2019 and makes it much easier to keep up to date with your clubs filing requirements under the Incorporated Societies Act.

If you haven't had a look at the new Incorporated Societies Register we recommend you visit and familiarise yourself with the site before your club has filing due. Someone within the club will also need to register for the online services account in order to maintain your incorporated society. There are two steps to setting up an account - ensuring you have a RealMe login, and choosing the type of account you need.

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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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