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Future proofing your plastic cards

20 September 2021

We have been receiving a few enquiries from clubs wanting to future proof their plastic cards to be compatible with new technology going forward.

The key for now is to print a QR code on the card which matches the Clubs New Zealand app.  To do this your card printer needs to add a QR code with a text field which is your club number followed by the member number.  Please contact National Office on 0800 425 827 to confirm your club code.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census

16 September 2021

Yesterday on the 15th September, all clubs were emailed the Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census Document for completion.

This census is designed to provide a national snapshot of the club sector. It will present invaluable information to key industry stakeholders about the important role that clubs play in both their local communities and at a national level.  This information is more important than ever given the age of COVID.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide

16 September 2021

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in this years Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2021 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 5th July 2021 through to 31st August 2021 for which we received a total of 115 responses.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Indoor limits may be the final straw for many clubs

8 September 2021

The latest Alert Level 2 restrictions which cut indoor limits for hospitality venues to 50, may be the final straw for many clubs, says Clubs New Zealand. 

“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, this latest restriction, is a step to far for clubs”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.

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Registrations for the 2021 Club Management Conference opening soon

12 August 2021

Registrations for the 2021 Club Managers conference will be opening on Friday 13th August 2021.  Below you will find a quick refresher on how to register along with a draft agenda.

If you have any questions about registering for the conference or joining the Club Managers Group please get in touch with lucy@clubsnz.com

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COVID19 - Are you prepared for another lockdown?

12 August 2021

With cases of Covid-19 continuing to climb in NSW, there has been a lot of talk here in New Zealand about our strategy should the delta variant make its way into the community. 

Yesterday, Chris Hipkins, confirmed that the alert level settings have been reviewed and we should expect that if there was a chance of an outbreak - New Zealand would likely see a quicker move to level 4.  What this means is that club committees and managers should take the time to review their processes now and put a plan in place.

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Clubs New Zealand App Competition Winner

5 August 2021

Throughout the month of July we have had a competition running to celebrate the launch of the Clubs New Zealand Mobile App Update.  Every club member that downloaded the updated app and signed up went in the draw to win an iPhone 12.

The entries closed on Saturday 31st July and yesterday the draw was conducted to select a winner.  We would like to congratulate Helen Miller from the Johnsonville Club.  From all of us at Clubs New Zealand congratulations Helen.

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Age friendly community funding

5 August 2021

The 2021 funding round for the Office for Seniors Age friendly Fund (formerly known as the Community Connects Grants Programme) opens this month.

The Age friendly Fund supports projects that promote the inclusion and contribution of older people in community life and support their community to prepare for an ageing population.

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Get onboard with the Clubs New Zealand mobile app

22 July 2021

We would like to thank those clubs who have shared details of the app and/or have loaded your clubs membership list making it easier for your members to sign up.  

The Clubs New Zealand App is all about helping you get more out of your membership and that is why we have listened to your feedback, and introduced a raft of improvements to the app, for a more seamless experience.

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The low down on providing EV charging

15 July 2021

Given the emphasis that the Government is placing on it, and the release of vehicles such as the Ford Mustang Mach-E, it is safe to say the electric vehicles will be playing a larger part in our future.  With that in mind, it may be worthwhile to consider a charging station for your club carpark.  The theory being that visitors could charge their vehicle while taking advantage of the club’s hospitality.

Here is some information that we have compiled on electric vehicle charging stations and relevant regulations.

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The Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Survey is Open

5 July 2021

The Clubs New Zealand Wage and Salary Survey is back for 2021 and open for all clubs to complete now.

The results from the Wage and Salary Survey allow us to create the annual Wage and Salary Guide which is an incredibly sought after resource.  The Wage and Salary Guide will only be prepared if we receive enough responses to the survey, as we want to ensure we are creating relevant and meaningful resources for clubs to use.

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Trespass Notices

1 July 2021

There will be times when it is appropriate for clubs to issue trespass notices to members or guests.  Trespass orders to fall outside of a clubs constitution and it is important that they are used with true cause and proper process.

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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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