Save the Date for Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day
27 November 2019
We're excited and can't wait to have you and your Club on-course!
Saturday 23rd January is the first Clubs New Zealand Family Day at Wellington Races.
This family raceday is perfect to pitch up a tent in the sunshine, enjoy a picnic on the lawn and have a flutter on the racing while the kids can run wild on a huge range off FREE activities.
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.
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 (www.shopify.com). They are a large Canadian company with more than a million customers worldwide, and a decent New Zealand presence.
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.
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)
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 https://is-register.companiesoffice.govt.nz/ 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.
Adding a new category of membership in your club
29 October 2019
Adding a new category of membership to your club’s constitution can be a great way to encourage more people to join, and ultimately get people into your club and using the facilities where they may otherwise not be able to.
Introducing a new membership category does require research and planning. As the old saying goes “measure twice, cut once”, you want to ensure that when you introduce the new membership category to your constitution that you get it right the first time.
BREAKING NEWS: Update on Reciprocal Rights
23 October 2019
You will be aware earlier this year Reciprocal Rights made its way into the spotlight when a number of clubs were challenged during their licence renewal process over the way reciprocal rights was administered and managed.
The challenge to reciprocal rights resulted in confusion, a fair amount of panic and more emails bouncing around clubs than ever before.
Clubs New Zealand Technical Manager Appointed
23 October 2019
Clubs New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Williams to the newly created role of Technical Manager.
Leigh brings with him a raft of experience and knowledge which includes Technical Service and Project Management, with most of his experience in IT, Point Of Sale and EFTPOS areas. He has worked closely with clubs and hospitality venues on their financial, membership database, gaming, and stocktaking systems, and has good knowledge into the workings of club management.
Downloadable Melbourne Cup 2019 Poster for Clubs
14 October 2019
The biggest day of the racing calendar is not far away. To help you promote your clubs Melbourne Cup activities Regan has created a posters which you can download below.
Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide
11 October 2019
We would like to thank all clubs that participated in the recent 2019 Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.
The 2019 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 13th August 2019 through to 27th September 2019 for which we received a total of 157 responses.
Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club hosting Inaugural Club New Zealand Quiz Championship
4 October 2019
The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club is hosting the inaugural Clubs New Zealand Quiz Championship final on Saturday, November 16 with teams from up to 40 clubs expected to participate.
Believe It Or Not Sales & Marketing Manager Brendan Lockhead and Club’s New Zealand's South Island representative Keith Ballanatyne have been the driving forces behind the quiz series. And thanks to the generous support of Lion Breweries $10,000 in prizes is available and there is no cost to participate.