STOP THE PRESS! It is time to take heed
16 May 2019
Clubs New Zealand administers the arrangement for reciprocal rights on behalf of members
Before another mass email is sent re reciprocal rights we need to stop, we need to take stock and as a collective we need to get on the same page.
Reciprocal Rights - Clarification
9 May 2019
Earlier this week a large number of clubs received an email from a Clubs New Zealand member club regarding recent changes and requirements being imposed upon them following the clubs recent licence renewal process.
One of the requirements imposed upon the club regards reciprocal rights and required the club to communicate directly with other clubs they wish to have reciprocal rights with and receive a response back which they will need to keep on file.
Rugby World Cup 2019™ Tournament Pass now available for purchase from Spark Sport
9 May 2019
Rugby fans can now get ready for wall-to-wall coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019. Until the end of May, fans can purchase their Tournament Pass for just $59.99. The Spark Sport Rugby World Cup 2019 Tournament Pass is the only way New Zealanders can access all 48 matches of the tournament live and on demand.
Jeff Latch, Head of Spark Sport is urging fans who want the complete Rugby World Cup experience, to get in early and purchase their Tournament Pass at the super-early bird price of $59.99.
Initial Cashless Gaming Discussion
8 May 2019
Earlier this week team members from Clubs New Zealand were invited to attend the DIA’s preliminary discussion on cashless gaming. Also, in attendance were representatives from Hospitality New Zealand, Manufacturers, Problem Gambling Foundation, Societies, GMANZ, Ministry of Health, AUT and the financial sector including the Reserve Bank.
Quick tips to help your staff identify Reciprocal Visitors
2 May 2019
Recently we have published a number of articles regarding Reciprocal Visiting Rights and the need for clubs to get their constitutions up to date. At the same time we need to ensure that the clubs policies and procedures are update to date, meet the needs of the clubs constitution and indeed the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and provide club staff with the knowledge and tools to ensure that alcohol is supplied to Authorised Customers and Authorised Visitors only.
We are live with the new Clubs New Zealand Online
2 May 2019
This week the new website went live and we are so excited to share it with members. Many of you have already checked out the new site and had a good play, if you haven't yet we absolutely recommend you get stuck in!
Registrations for the 2019 Club Management Conference to open this week
17 April 2019
Passports in order, flights booked, accommodation sorted and now all that is left is to register for the 2019 Club Management Conference being held in Sydney, Australia alongside the Australasian Gaming Expo. Registrations will be opening on Friday 19th April, as with previous conferences an email will be sent to each club containing a unique link for you to register for conference.
You will have until Friday 28th June to register for the conference.
Spark Sport shares Rugby World Cup 2019 Pricing
17 April 2019
Earlier this week CEO Larry Graham, along with Vicki Lee, CEO Hospitality New Zealand met with the team from Spark Sport to discuss this years Rugby World Cup Coverage. This meeting was a great opportunity for Clubs New Zealand and Hospitality New Zealand to understand how clubs and pubs will be able to access the Rugby World Cup Coverage and at what price.
The most important message we can stress is get prepared early for both the early bird pricing and to ensure that your clubs internet connection and AV set up is ready to go come September.
Reciprocal Rights - The Thin Edge of the Wedge
11 April 2019
Reciprocal Rights is a part of club life that dates back to the very first clubs established in New Zealand. It provides club members the opportunity to visit and enjoy the facilities and hospitality of clubs right across the country. Reciprocal Rights reinforces the club community in New Zealand and supports social visits and sporting tournaments enjoyed by many club members.
As an industry we must act now to ensure that this fundamental part of club life is protected because it is under increasing scrutiny!
Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference & AGM - Accommodation Guide
11 April 2019
The dates for the Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference & AGM are locked in for the 19th, 20th and 21st March 2020 hosted by Club Hastings.
Planning for the Conference & AGM is already underway and no doubt a number of clubs are already looking to secure accommodation.
Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference & AGM - WRAP UP
2 April 2019
The Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM & EXPO was held from the 21st through to the 23rd of March hosted by the Tauranga Citizens Club. The Clubs New Zealand Conference, and & EXPO gave 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. 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 Tauranga Citizens Club for being fantastic hosts. The entire Tauranga Citizens Club team went above and beyond to make sure delegates and guests were welcome and we cannot thank them enough.
Get ready for the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM + EXPO
13 March 2019
This time next week the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, Expo & AGM hosted by the Tauranga Citizens Clubs will be getting under way.
Registrations will open from 10.00am at the Tauranga Citizens Club. As always the National Office team will be on hand to get you registered and answer your questions. Kicking off at the same time will be the 2019 Hospitality Expo, please ensure you arrive early in order to give yourselves plenty of time to visit the expo and chat to all our brilliant exhibitors.