Christmas and New Year Public Holiday Entitlements 2018/19

8 November 2018

The Christmas and New Year period is fast approaching and no doubt if you haven't already you will be considering pulling those Christmas decorations out of storage and dusting off the Christmas Carol playlists. This year the Christmas and New Year public holidays fall on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 26 December, Tuesday 1 January and Wednesday 2 January meaning that the public holidays are observed on the day that they fall (there is no Mondayisation).

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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 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

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18 October 2018

Over the past few years, we have seen a focus on addressing bullying in workplaces. In 2014 comprehensive Best Practice Guidelines were released by OSH (the predecessor to WorkSafe) and these were recently updated in March 2017 to reflect the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

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Is Your POS Fit For Purpose?

18 October 2018

Is your POS delivering all that it could? POS Technology is moving fast!

In the days when your POS was your cash register, it occupied a position at the end of your sales process. Since then, POS has shifted considerably, and now sits in a much more central position. Today’s POS now handles far more than the receipt of cash – inventory control, workforce rostering and management, accounting, sales analysis and even venue display signage. Here are a few features that may have improved since your POS system was last upgraded:

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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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Labour Day - Monday 22 October 2018

4 October 2018

Labour Day is fast approaching and this year falls on Monday 22nd October (fourth Monday in October). Labour Day is always observed on the day it falls and is not subject to 'mondayisation', calculating employee entitlements for labour day should be simple and can be done with the click of a button in most payroll systems.

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2018 Club Management Conference - The Count Down Begins

3 October 2018

Registrations for the 2018 Club Management Conference have now closed and the count down is on for a fantastic few days of presentations, learning, catching up and chatting about the Club Industry.

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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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