Validity of Medical Certificates

23 July 2020

As per the Business NZ Workplace Wellness Report 2019, New Zealand lost around 7.4 million working days due to absences in 2018. Time lost to absence averaged 4.7 days per employee, and it's estimated to cost the economy $NZD 1.79 billion. These figures are growing each year and has a direct effect on productivity of New Zealand business.

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Clubs New Zealand Annual Report for the year ended 31 Dec 2019

23 July 2020

The Clubs New Zealand 2020 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at Club Hastings. The AGM was originally due to be held on 22nd March 2020, however, this was postponed due to New Zealand moving into Alert Level 2 on 21 March and subsequently Alert Level 4 on 25 March 2020. The Clubs New Zealand Board agreed to retrospectively modify the constitution in order to hold the AGM at this later date as allowed for under The COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Act.

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Clubs New Zealand Tournament Dates for August - November 2020

21 July 2020

We are pleased to say that the Clubs New Zealand sporting calendar will be resuming on the 27th August with the Clubs New Zealand North Island Over 60's Billiards & Snooker hosted by the Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club.

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Covid-19 Wage Subsidy; No Work, No Pay?

16 July 2020

Two very recent Employment Relations Authority decisions have reached similar decisions about Wage Subsidy payments from different factual backgrounds. Both suggest that we may be due for a series of similar cases in the not too distant future. Both cases were heard on the papers.

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Make sure your members are up to speed with reciprocal rights

16 July 2020

As members start moving around the country again and enjoying holidays closer to home it is important to remind them about reciprocal rights and the rules and expectations that go with them.

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Department of Internal Affairs - Operational Update

13 July 2020

Important information about net proceeds retention, class 4 waivers and refunds

On 1 July, the Department advised that Government had introduced The Gambling (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2020 and Gambling (Class 4 Net Proceeds) Amendment Regulations 2020.

Net proceeds retention can ONLY be used to build cash reserves

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Travel Update from our friends at Bluebridge

9 July 2020

Our friends at Bluebridge have been in touch and are thrilled to hear about all the club events being re-planned to help members reconnect and enjoy a shared passion. Bluebridge will continue to give your members better value fares every day to help them get across Cook Strait.

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Clubs New Zealand meeting with the DIA

9 July 2020

Earlier this week Larry and Lucy met with senior members of the team at DIA, Lisa Docherty, Chris Thornborough and Eugene Lees for a "post COVID" catch up and discussion.

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Getting started with Typsy Training

9 July 2020

We hope you have all had a chance to jump onto the Typsy training platform and have a look around.  With hundreds of lessons it can be a little overwhelming to know where to start.

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How to add exclusions to the concern database

9 July 2020

The National Exclusion Database CONCERN is scheduled to go live later this month. The new system will enable venues access to an online web portal (venue profile page) that will have the option to add exclusions and also accept MVEs and will have a list of all active exclusions for that venue (think much less paper and much faster process).

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New Zealanders and Australians have endorsed cash as a safe, preferred and reliable form of payment

8 July 2020

Next Payments recently conducted a survey of over 1,000 New Zealanders and Australians to understand the true sentiment on payment preferences and the results demonstrate that cash is a critical component of everyday life and commerce.

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Get ready for Typsy! The world's leading online hospitality education platform

2 July 2020

Clubs New Zealand is incredibly excited to have partnered with the world’s leading online hospitality education platform Typsy to provide your club and staff with unlimited access to engaging online learning from some of the world’s best hospitality professionals and industry experts.

You and your staff will be able to watch over 700 bite-sized videos in the ever-growing library, earn micro credentials, complete quizzes, gain certificates and download helpful resources.

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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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