Confirmation of Capitation Fees for 2022
21 March 2022
It is once again nearing that time where we must send out invoices for the Clubs New Zealand Annual Subscription for the year 1 January - 31 December 2022. During the first week of April all clubs will receive an email Clubs New Zealand Invoice attached.
As always we are happy to discuss payment options, however, you must communicate this with Michelle so that a record of your payment option can be kept on file. If you would like to arrange a payment plan or set up a direct debt please contact firstname.lastname@example.org asap.
Have your say! Reducing pokies harm
21 March 2022
The Department of Internal Affairs have recently sent out communications inviting Class 4 venues and stakeholders to participate in a consultation on Reducing pokies harm. They are interested in hearing about your experiences and views on how we can best protect people from gambling harm in pubs and clubs.
Is it time to Ditch the Plastic?
15 March 2022
We have created an easier way for your staff to verify that your visitors have had their pass checked by the club. Our solution adds a green tick and ‘pass checked’ message to the digital membership card in the Clubs New Zealand App. The stickers on the plastic cards used by some clubs were a great interim measure, but don’t account for members having different expiry dates moving forward.
Further financial support for sport and recreation organisations located in Northland, Auckland and Waikato
3 March 2022
On the 28th of February, Hon Grant Robertson announced more support for sport and recreation organisations in the Auckland, Northland and Waikato regions financially affected by the extended COVID alert level restrictions between August and December last year.
The financial assistance will support local and regional sport and recreation organisations and providers who are experiencing financial hardship with fixed administration and operating costs.
COMING SOON – Vaccine Pass Expiry to be added to digital membership cards
28 February 2022
We have added a green tick and ‘pass checked’ message to the digital membership card in the Clubs New Zealand App. The stickers on the plastic cards were a great interim measure, but generally don’t account for a six month expiry date. This way you just provide us with the expiry dates and we will look after it for you.
Clubs New Zealand 2022 Annual Report
24 February 2022
With preparations for the Clubs New Zealand 2022 Digital Annual General Meeting almost complete the Clubs New Zealand Board is pleased to present the 2022 Annual Report for the year ending 31 December 2021.
An electronic copy of the report is now available to download using the link below;
Government announces new financial support for businesses impacted by Omicron
23 February 2022
During Monday's post cabinet press conference Hon Grant Robertson announced new financial support for businesses affected by Omicron.
It has been acknowledged that despite the move to the Covid Protection Framework, in some sectors, like hospitality and events, there has been a significant drop-off in business. There are a range of reasons for this, but it is clear that the impact is putting a number of viable businesses at rick of not being able to operate.
How to recognise spam and scam emails
16 February 2022
Spam and scam emails are not a new concept, but they are getting more sophisticated and sometimes it can be really hard to tell the difference between spam, scams and legitimate emails.
Leigh has created a quick video to help you recognise spam and scam emails, so you don't give away your credit card details, or allow unwanted access to your computer.
MEDIA RELEASE: Minimum Wage Increases Deal Another Blow
12 February 2022
Yesterday’s announcement that the minimum wage will increase by 6% to $21.20 in April is just another blow for clubs, says Clubs New Zealand.
“We have all been struggling under the incredibly restrictive Alert Level System and now Covid Protection Framework in excess of two years and the stark reality is that the reserves are empty”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.
“There is nothing left to fund these increases.”
Sports and Activities at the Red Setting
3 February 2022
Clubs New Zealand continues to share the frustrations of Clubs and Members over the Red Setting rules, particularly in relation to the rules around sports and other activities.
We are fielding a lot of enquiries from clubs and an increasing number of enquiries from club members. We are into the third year of this and we understand it, people just want to do what they love.
Three Phase Approach to Omicron
27 January 2022
On Wednesday the 26th of January the Government set out its three phase plan for dealing with the Omicron Variant. Now that Omicron is in the community there is an expectation that case numbers will surge, so this three phase plan sets out what changes will be introduced to manage the outbreak depending on where we are in the outbreak and the number of cases within the community.
A great day out at the Races
27 January 2022
We would like to thank everyone who joined us at Trentham Race Course on Saturday 22nd January for the Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day.
It was fantastic to see so many families out enjoying the beautiful Wellington weather. The Clubs New Zealand 18+ Marquee was also a hit and we loved hosting club members for the day.