Connect, Experience, Enjoy - Clubs New Zealand and the club industry in New Zealand

29 March 2018

Connect, Experience, Enjoy - Clubs New Zealand and the Club Industry in New Zealand is a quick, easy to read book which takes readers through the history of our fantastic little industry while also providing insight into the important role that clubs play within the lives of members and their communities.

The idea of the book was conceived as a way to help answer the question "oh, Clubs New Zealand, what do you do?" As mentioned earlier this year we have already begun distributing copies of the book to ministers, local government officials and other groups to raise awareness of the club movement and illustrate that there is much more to clubs then meets the eye.

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Hands on the Future - Clubs New Zealand App

29 March 2018

The Clubs New Zealand App is live and ready to be downloaded on both Apple and Android. The new app is all about getting more out of your membership and includes a sign in option which produces a digital membership card, new and improved club locator and messaging services.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - WRAP UP

28 March 2018

The Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM was held from 22nd through to the 24th March at the Whanganui War Memorial Centre and hosted by St John’s Club. Once again, the Expo, Conference and AGM gave clubs from right across New Zealand the opportunity to come together, enjoy each other company and learn about fantastic opportunities, new ideas and more. We would like to thank everyone who attended conference this year and we would like to extend a huge thank you and congratulations to St John’s Club for being fantastic hosts and on reaching 125 years of serving the Wanganui Community.

Below is a wrap up of the 2018 Conference & AGM and where possible we have included PDF versions of the speaker’s presentations for you to view. Photos from over the three days can be viewed on our Facebook page and we encourage you to share any snaps you have.

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When Data Goes Bad

22 March 2018

Data, you may have heard something about it. It is currently one of the hottest topics in business, if you are not on the data train you are missing out on the goldmine.

Big Data, Little Data, Databases and loyalty programs are being used to learn detailed profile metrics on customers which can then be used to identify triggers of loyalty/disloyalty, responses to promotions and other incentives.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - Final Boarding Call

15 March 2018

This time next week the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference, Expo & AGM hosted by St John's Club will be under way.

Registrations will open from 12.00pm in the Memorial Hall located on the second floor of the Whanganui War Memorial Center. As always the National Office team will be on hand to get you registered and answer your questions. Registrations will also continue on Friday morning before the conference presentations get underway in the Concert Chamber.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - Visit the Expo for your chance to WIN

8 March 2018

The Clubs New Zealand Conference Expo has become a firm favourite and must attend event on the conference programme. This years Expo will be held on Thursday 22nd March from 12.00pm till 6.00pm in the Whanganui War Memorial Main Hall. The expo will also continue on Friday 23rd March giving you more time to chat with exhibitors and touch base with any you have missed the day before.

Featuring a wide range of exhibitors we encourage you to come along enjoy a beer or wine, have a nosey and of course a chat with the wonderful exhibitors to see how they could help your club. As always you will have your chance to win simply by having a chat to all our exhibitors and getting your expo passport completed.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - limited Conference Dinner tickets still available

1 March 2018

Registrations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM hosted by the St John's Club have now closed. All registered clubs will have received an email asking you to check/confirm your transport information for the conference, if you have not yet responded to this email please do so asap particularly if you are requiring airport pick ups and drop off - the St John's Club team can not pick you up if they do not know when you are arriving.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Annual Report

1 March 2018

With preparations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Annual General Meeting almost complete the Clubs New Zealand Board is pleased to present the 2018 Annual Report for the year ending 31 December 2017.

An electronic copy of the report is now available to download using the link below;

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Your Clubs New Zealand Board for 2018-20

22 February 2018

Nominations for the 2018-2020 Clubs New Zealand Board closed on Saturday 20th January. As a result of receiving more than one nomination for the Hawkes Bay-Poverty Bay and Wanganui - Manawatu - Taranaki areas a ballot was conducted within the respective areas to elect the 2018-2020 area board member.

The voting closed on Tuesday 20th February and we can now confirm the 2018-2020 area board representatives;

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - Registrations close tomorrow

22 February 2018

Registrations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM hosted by the St John's Club close tomorrow Friday 23rd February 2018, if you have not submitted your registration now is the time to do so.

The conference programme is almost complete and you can view the latest copy of the programme below. This year's Conference, Expo & AGM promises to be educational, interactive and motivational as we look to explore future opportunities, the role of clubs in the community all while delivering exceptional customer experiences.

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Executive and Committee Liabilities

22 February 2018

Being elected to a clubs committee is to be considered something of an honour, it is an important and responsible position to hold. As a committee member your role does mean that you are liable for the legal operation of the club, basically, this means you must make sure you know of and respond appropriately to any issues affecting the successful and legal operation of the club.

Under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908, members of an incorporated society such as a club are not liable for any debt, contract or other obligation made or incurred by the club within the terms of its constitution. Such liability is limited to the assets of the club. However, individual committee members may be liable if they should be involved in a contract which was not authorised under the terms of the club’s constitution, or it is shown that they wilfully disregarded consistent professional advice which later leads to damages being awarded to the club.

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Good Reasons Y to Engage

15 February 2018

While most clubs are thinking about how to engage with Gen Y, it's the younger generation's perception of what clubs are about this is holding them up at the front door.

While research indicates Gen Y people will go to pubs with their friends, they have a tendency to go to clubs with their family and older relatives.

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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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