Easter Trading 2021

25 March 2021

Around this time of year we always get questions from clubs regarding Easter Trading Hours and how they apply to Club Licences. Below is a quick summary of any restrictions and things to consider now. For information on Employee Entitlements for Easter please visit the article Waitangi Day and Easter Public Holidays - Employee Entitlements

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TAB Retail Venue Geofencing & Digital Bet Renumeration

25 March 2021

The following memo was sent to TAB Agents, Pubs & Clubs from Edward Rennell, GM Broadcasting and Operations on Tuesday 23 March 2021.

Hi All,

As previously communicated TAB NZ have been focussing on the completion of a piece of work to enable the identification of bets placed in TAB retail venues via TAB digital channels with the intention to be able to remunerate TAB contractors for this activity (similar to bets placed via physical retail terminals).

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Get ready for the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM + EXPO

11 March 2021

This time next week delegates will begin arriving in Christchurch for the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, Expo & AGM hosted by the Richmond Club.

Registrations will open from 9.30am, Friday 19th March at the Richmond Club. As always the National Office team will be on hand throughout the event to get you registered and answer your questions.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM & EXPO - Meet our Exhibitors

25 February 2021

There are only a few short weeks until the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM and EXPO gets underway at Richmond Club!  Conference kicks off with Expo, which has become a firm favourite for many.

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Your Clubs New Zealand Board for 2021-23

25 February 2021

Nominations for the 2020-23 Clubs New Zealand Board closed on Wednesday 20th January. As a result of receiving more than one nomination for the Marlborough - Nelson, Buller - West Coast Region (Upper South Island), a ballot was conducted to elect the 2021-23 area board member.

The voting closed on Saturday 20th February and we can now confirm the 2021-23 area board representatives;

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Annual Report

25 February 2021

With preparations for the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Annual General Meeting almost complete the Clubs New Zealand Board is pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report for the year ending 31 December 2020.

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

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Resurgence Support Payments now available

24 February 2021

COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) is available now through the IRD.

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COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) activated

18 February 2021

On 17 February 2021 the Government activated the Covid Resurgence Support Payment.

Eligible businesses will be able to apply for the payment from next Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

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COVID-19 Short-Term Absence Payment now available

16 February 2021

On 8 February 2020 the Government announced a new COVID-19 Short-Term Absence Payment (STAP) to support employers and self-employed workers.

The STAP is available from 9 February 2020, through Work and Income, to employers for employees, and self-employed workers, who:

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Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code Briefings

11 February 2021

The Advertising Standards Authority is pleased to offer a range of options for briefings on the new Alcohol Advertising and Promotion Code. The Code was released on 16 December 2020 and comes into effect for new ads on 1 April 2021. All ads will need to comply with the new Code by 1 July 2021. 

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Covid-19 Vaccine - Guideline for Employment

9 February 2021

The first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine is due to reach New Zealand by April and will be available to border staff and essential health workers in the first instance.  Already there is a lot of talk around whether an employer has the ability to insist that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19.  

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Clubs New Zealand no longer able to accept payment by cheque

4 February 2021

The demise of cheques has long been foreshadowed, last year ACC and Inland Revenue announced they would no longer be accepting cheques and now in 2021 many banks are moving to phase cheques out entirely. 

Clubs New Zealand's bank is one of those to announce that the use of cheques as a payment method will be discontinued this year.  As a result of this Clubs New Zealand will no longer be able to accept cheques as a form of payment from clubs.

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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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