Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates

17 December 2018

Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 21st December 2018 through to Monday 7th January 2019. As always the National Office team will be available during this period if you have any questions or require assistance.

Our main office line 0800 4 CLUBS (0800 425 827) and landline 04 815 9007 will be diverted to staff members, alternatively you can contact any of us via our email addresses listed below;

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Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM + EXPO - Get ready to Register

13 December 2018

Next week registrations for the 2019 Conference, AGM & EXPO will open. As in previous years all clubs will receive an email with your club’s unique link to register for conference. Below you will find important information about the Conference, AGM + EXPO as well as details of some key changes that you will need to be aware of before registering.

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Work Christmas Functions - Tips to keep them fun

22 November 2018

Christmas Functions are all about celebrating the year that has been and giving your employees a chance to get together and have a bit of fun, however, they have developed a bit of a reputation over the years, partly due to Hollywood and partly because most of us will hear a story in the next few weeks of someone celebrating a little too much. As employers it is important to remember that you have responsibilities for your staff members at any work-related Christmas functions, so here are some quick tips.

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Annual Membership Updates will be hitting inboxes next month

15 November 2018

Early next month 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. As always, we ask that once you receive the form you carefully check each section and make any necessary changes or additions prior to submitting.

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2019 Conference, AGM & Expo - Important Information

8 November 2018

The Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM + Expo will be here before we know it. Planning is well underway with the finishing touches currently being made to the agenda. There are going to be some changes to how conference runs this year so please take the time to ensure that you familiarise yourself with the draft agenda and plan your travel to ensure you do not miss out on the Clubs New Zealand Expo.

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2018 Club Management Conference - Wrap Up

1 November 2018

Last week more than 70 Club Managers from across the country made their way to Timaru Town & Country Club for the 2018 Club Management Conference.

Before we can get into wrapping up the conference we would like to once again acknowledge the conference hosts Timaru Town & Country Club. Thank you to Richard and the clubs Committee and all the volunteers. A huge thank you to Vince and your wonderful team.

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Downloadable Melbourne Cup 2018 Posters for Clubs

31 October 2018

The biggest day of the racing calendar is not far away. To help you promote your clubs Melbourne Cup activities Regan has created some editable posters which you can download below.

There are A3, A4 and A5 versions and each has a space for you to easily insert your clubs logo or custom text.

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Do you know where you are going?

24 October 2018

A strategic plan is a broad picture of where the committee and management want the club to be in the future, it is long term planning at its best. A strategic plan can be used to guide the committee and management in making those tricky board room decision, while also supporting the culture of the club from the committee through to front line staff.

A strategic plan will describe the direction for the club and the forces likely to change your club’s business in the immediate future. Strategic planning concerns anything that will bring results from 1 year to 5 years or beyond.

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How the Clubs New Zealand App can support your club and add value for your members

23 October 2018

The Clubs New Zealand National Database Project and Mobile App are continuing to grow as more and more clubs and members are getting on board. We now have a number of clubs who are part the National Database and are actively promoting the app to their members, in addition to this we are receiving multiple requests every day from members wanting to sign into the app in order to access their digital membership card and find the clubs nearest them wherever their travels take them.

Below we will explore just a couple of ways the National Database and App can support your club, the club community as a whole, add value to your membership offering and how your club can get involved.

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Get Ready for the 2018 Club Management Conference

18 October 2018

It’s almost time to get inspired, have fun, and chew the fat with fellow managers at the 2018 Club Management Conference hosted by Timaru Town & Country Club.

Below is some brief information to help get you prepared for the conference next week. If you have any questions before you hit the road please contact lucy@clubsnz.com or jump onto the Club Managers Group Facebook Page - remember Keith is looking for those curly questions to throw at the Group during the Q&A session - you can ask your questions on the Managers Group Facebook Page or email them directly to keith@clubsnz.com

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Uncomfortable Questions

11 October 2018

Preparation for the worst-case scenario is a recipe for success.

When food is plentiful, a squirrel will take nuts and bury them so it has sufficient food for the tough winter months ahead. When times are good, it is human nature to enjoy the ride. But the good times never last forever and, when times get tough, it pays to have planned ahead.

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How to create a data-driven strategy to fire up your business

11 October 2018

We are now living in a world that is increasingly driven by data thanks to the emergence of digital and cloud-based technologies and the proliferation of social mobility. As a result, there's a dizzying amount of data at our fingertips.

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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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