Face covering exemptions

14 October 2021

Face coverings can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. They stop droplets spreading when someone speaks, laughs, coughs or sneezes.  There are a number of situations and locations where wearing a face covering is mandatory such as on public transport, visiting healthcare or aged care facilities, inside retail businesses or public venues such as museums and libraries.

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Support to get through COVID-19

14 October 2021

During this weeks webinar we touched on the need to acknowledge and take time to look after our mental health and wellbeing. 

We want to reiterate the importance of looking after your mental health and wellbeing, whether that is through talking, taking me time or seeking out professional support.

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Cancellation of Club Managers AGM

30 September 2021

Dear Members

Wearing the covid wise hat, under the uncertainty of current lockdown levels, 100 number restrictions and all the other imposed conditions, the tough decision has been made to cancel our 2021 AGM at Whangamata Club.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Restrictions on Club Sport are Strangling the Chartered Club Industry

27 September 2021

If the Alert Level restrictions are not eased soon, we will see clubs closing their doors for good, says Clubs New Zealand.

“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, the current restrictions, which prohibit most club activities, including sports are strangling our clubs and reducing them to nothing more than food and beverage outlets”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.

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Future proofing your plastic cards

20 September 2021

We have been receiving a few enquiries from clubs wanting to future proof their plastic cards to be compatible with new technology going forward.

The key for now is to print a QR code on the card which matches the Clubs New Zealand app.  To do this your card printer needs to add a QR code with a text field which is your club number followed by the member number.  Please contact National Office on 0800 425 827 to confirm your club code.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census

16 September 2021

Yesterday on the 15th September, all clubs were emailed the Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census Document for completion.

This census is designed to provide a national snapshot of the club sector. It will present invaluable information to key industry stakeholders about the important role that clubs play in both their local communities and at a national level.  This information is more important than ever given the age of COVID.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide

16 September 2021

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in this years Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2021 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 5th July 2021 through to 31st August 2021 for which we received a total of 115 responses.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Indoor limits may be the final straw for many clubs

8 September 2021

The latest Alert Level 2 restrictions which cut indoor limits for hospitality venues to 50, may be the final straw for many clubs, says Clubs New Zealand. 

“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, this latest restriction, is a step to far for clubs”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.

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Registrations for the 2021 Club Management Conference opening soon

12 August 2021

Registrations for the 2021 Club Managers conference will be opening on Friday 13th August 2021.  Below you will find a quick refresher on how to register along with a draft agenda.

If you have any questions about registering for the conference or joining the Club Managers Group please get in touch with lucy@clubsnz.com

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COVID19 - Are you prepared for another lockdown?

12 August 2021

With cases of Covid-19 continuing to climb in NSW, there has been a lot of talk here in New Zealand about our strategy should the delta variant make its way into the community. 

Yesterday, Chris Hipkins, confirmed that the alert level settings have been reviewed and we should expect that if there was a chance of an outbreak - New Zealand would likely see a quicker move to level 4.  What this means is that club committees and managers should take the time to review their processes now and put a plan in place.

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Clubs New Zealand App Competition Winner

5 August 2021

Throughout the month of July we have had a competition running to celebrate the launch of the Clubs New Zealand Mobile App Update.  Every club member that downloaded the updated app and signed up went in the draw to win an iPhone 12.

The entries closed on Saturday 31st July and yesterday the draw was conducted to select a winner.  We would like to congratulate Helen Miller from the Johnsonville Club.  From all of us at Clubs New Zealand congratulations Helen.

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Age friendly community funding

5 August 2021

The 2021 funding round for the Office for Seniors Age friendly Fund (formerly known as the Community Connects Grants Programme) opens this month.

The Age friendly Fund supports projects that promote the inclusion and contribution of older people in community life and support their community to prepare for an ageing population.

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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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