Here you will find news articles and updates relevant to the club industry. Please note that circulars are only visible to club representatives that are logged into the Clubs New Zealand website.
Sign in registers and the Privacy Act 2020
21 October 2021
Many of you will have seen the guidance from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in regards to alternative contact tracing registers and the need to ensure that they comply with the Privacy Act 2020.
“Using an open sheet or register left in a public-facing position where personal information is visible to others is a leading cause of COVID-19-related privacy breaches. It’s important that businesses provide other methods of collecting and storing contact tracing records, but in ways which also protect the privacy of those whose details are being collected.” Says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards.
Face covering exemptions
14 October 2021
Face coverings can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. They stop droplets spreading when someone speaks, laughs, coughs or sneezes. There are a number of situations and locations where wearing a face covering is mandatory such as on public transport, visiting healthcare or aged care facilities, inside retail businesses or public venues such as museums and libraries.
Support to get through COVID-19
14 October 2021
During this weeks webinar we touched on the need to acknowledge and take time to look after our mental health and wellbeing.
We want to reiterate the importance of looking after your mental health and wellbeing, whether that is through talking, taking me time or seeking out professional support.
Cancellation of Club Managers AGM
30 September 2021
Wearing the covid wise hat, under the uncertainty of current lockdown levels, 100 number restrictions and all the other imposed conditions, the tough decision has been made to cancel our 2021 AGM at Whangamata Club.
MEDIA RELEASE: Restrictions on Club Sport are Strangling the Chartered Club Industry
27 September 2021
If the Alert Level restrictions are not eased soon, we will see clubs closing their doors for good, says Clubs New Zealand.
“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, the current restrictions, which prohibit most club activities, including sports are strangling our clubs and reducing them to nothing more than food and beverage outlets”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.