Is your constitution, really your constitution?

20 May 2021

With the Incorporated Societies Bill working its way through the legislative process, all clubs are going to need to review their constitutions in the near future.  Clubs New Zealand's recommendation is that during the transitional period, clubs use the opportunity to modernise, streamline and ensure that the clubs constitution is a fit-for-purpose set of rules.

The first step in this review process, will be to ensure that the constitution you have in front of you, is in fact the constitution that is registered with the Incorporated Societies Office. 

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Its about to get easier to sign up to the Clubs New Zealand Mobile App

13 May 2021

Over the last few months Clubs New Zealand has been working alongside Paperkite (our app developers) to further develop the Clubs New Zealand app, streamline the sign in/sign up process and improve the apps messaging capabilities.  We are in the final stages of this development and hope to release the updated app shortly.

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Clubs New Zealand Submission on the Incorporated Societies Bill

13 May 2021

You will all be aware that public submissions are now being called for the Incorporated Societies Bill.  The bill proposes to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them. 

The proposed bill is of significance to the Club Industry and far more in depth than the current 1908 Act.  

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Clubs New Zealand Complaint to the Commerce Commission re SKY

5 May 2021

Last week Clubs New Zealand submitted a complaint to the Commerce Commission regarding the increasing costs of SKY Television subscriptions for commercial premises.

In the complaint it is argued that the anti-competitive and monopolistic behaviour demonstrated by SKY Television warrants an investigation by the Commission.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill - Part 3

5 May 2021

This article is the second in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Part 6 - Register, regulations, amendments and other miscellaneous provisions.  It will also look at Schedules 1-4.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill - Part 2

29 April 2021

This article is the second in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Parts 4 and 5 which cover Enforcement and Removal from register, amalgamation, liquidation and other processes.

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A Closer Look at the Incorporated Societies Bill

22 April 2021

This article is the first in a series which aims to look a little closer at the Incorporated Societies Bill, highlighting areas of interest and potential change that clubs and committees need to be aware of.

This week will focus on Parts 1 - 3 which are the Preliminary Provisions, Incorporation of Societies and Administration of Societies.

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Submissions now open on the Incorporated Societies Bill

14 April 2021

Public submissions are now being called for Incorporated Societies Bill.  

The bill proposes to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them. 

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Club Management Conference 2021

8 April 2021

This year the Club Management Conference will be held at Whangamata Club from Tuesday 16th November through to Thursday 18th November 2021.

An accommodation list will be released soon, but given the location clubs may wish to look at Airbnb or Bookabach

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Incorporated Societies Bill Introduced to Parliament

31 March 2021

It has been a long time coming but on 17th March 2021 the Incorporated Societies Bill was introduced to Parliament.

The purpose of this bill is to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them.

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ClubTAB Remuneration Model Changes

31 March 2021

The below memo from the TAB discusses the upcoming remuneration model changes.  If you club is yet to receive a letter regarding the changes, it is not far away.

Given feedback received and after close liaison with Clubs NZ, TAB NZ have agreed to amend the ClubTAB remuneration model effective Monday 9 August 2021. These changes involve adjusting the ClubTAB remuneration model to make this consistent with that of TAB NZ’s remuneration model with PubTAB’s.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM & EXPO - WRAP UP

25 March 2021

The Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM & EXPO was held from the 19th through to the 22nd of March hosted by the Richmond Club. The Clubs New Zealand Conference, and & EXPO gives clubs from right across New Zealand the opportunity to come together, enjoy each other’s company and learn about fantastic opportunities, new ideas and more.  What made this conference so much more special was that it was our first major get together since COVID and for the Richmond Club a chance to show off the results of many years hard slog. We would like to thank everyone who attended conference this year and we would like to extend a huge thank you and congratulations to the Richmond Club for being fantastic hosts. The entire Richmond Club team went above and beyond to make sure delegates and guests were welcome and we cannot thank them enough.

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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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