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Start 2021 on the right foot

21 January 2021

By now most of you will have been asked “so, what are your New Year’s resolutions?” Typically, they involve “exercising more”, “taking more time for yourself”, or “spending more time with family”. Besides these personal resolutions, the beginning on the year is a great chance to think about the New Year’s resolutions for your club. A resolution after all, is a decision to do something differently to bring about positive change.

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Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM + EXPO - Activities and Partners Trips

17 December 2020

The Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM and EXPO is going to be packed with activities that will allow delegates and partners to experience Christchurch and its great clubs.

Friday 19th March will feature a club bus tour and race night that delegates and partners can add onto their conference experience. On Sunday 21st March, partners can leave the business end of the Conference & AGM to the delegates and tour Christchurch on the 2021 Partners Trip. 

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Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates 2020/21

15 December 2020

Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 18th December 2020 through to Tuesday 5th January 2021. As always the National Office team will be available during this period if you have any questions or require assistance.

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Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day – Assigning Naming Rights

9 December 2020

We are excited to be starting the 2021 calendar of events with the Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day on Saturday 23rd January at Trentham Racing Course.

This family race day is perfect to pitch up a tent in the sunshine, enjoy a picnic on the lawn and have a flutter on the racing while the kids can run wild on a huge range off FREE activities. 

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Clubs New Zealand Nominations for Office 2021-23 are Open

7 December 2020

Nomination for the Clubs New Zealand 2021-23 Board Positions are open.  All current officers are eligible for re-election but must be nominated in accordance with the rules.

The Clubs New Zealand constitution requires that we appoint/confirm the following officers:

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Annual Membership Update Forms will be sent out on Friday 4th December

3 December 2020

On Friday 4th of December all clubs will receive an email with a link for you to complete your annual membership update.  The annual update forms are online and come pre-populated based on the information we currently hold for your club.

You will need to declare the clubs total number of financial members for the year ended 31 December 2020.  The total number of members is the sum of financial members across all membership categories. 

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Privacy Changes

2 December 2020

As you will be aware the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 came into effect on Tuesday 1 December 2020. 

Here at Clubs New Zealand we take your privacy seriously, we have updated our privacy statement and will continue to regularly review the functionality to our website and mobile app to better manage privacy. We have appointed Lucy Waterreus and Leigh Williams as our privacy officers, should you need anything further.  

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TAB Conference Call - TABTEXT Update and Retail Objectives

26 November 2020

This week a number of Club Managers along with Clubs New Zealand staff were invited to participate in a conference call with TAB GM Broadcasting and Operations, Edward Rennell.  The purpose of the call was to allow the TAB to provide further details on the TABTEXT project and to provide an update on TAB retail objectives and priorities over the next 12 months.  As well as provide an opportunity for club managers to discuss any other TAB related topics.

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No Vaping Please

25 November 2020

Vaping is now officially banned from the workplace.

Since the 11th November 2020 the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 has come into force which now includes vaping and vape type products including e-cigarettes under the same restrictions as tobacco products.

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Small Business Cashflow Loan update

19 November 2020

Yesterday the Government announced the following changes will be made to the Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme:

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Save the Date for Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day

17 November 2020

We're excited and can't wait to have you and your Club on-course!

Saturday 23rd January is the first Clubs New Zealand Family Day at Wellington Races.

This family raceday is perfect to pitch up a tent in the sunshine, enjoy a picnic on the lawn and have a flutter on the racing while the kids can run wild on a huge range off FREE activities. 

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Weather + Marketing

11 November 2020

Weather affects how we feel, what we do, where we go and most importantly what we purchase.

We all know the marketing concept that you will sell more umbrellas on a rainy day. But imagine if you knew where and when ahead of time to get in front of your customer. 

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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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