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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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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Ditch the plastic with the Clubs New Zealand App

24 June 2020

Those of you using the Clubs New Zealand mobile app will have seen that earlier this year we released some updates to the app which included a QR code on the digital membership card and improvements to the club locator.

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Clubs New Zealand Response to the white paper - ending community sector dependance on pokie funding

24 June 2020

Last week we were made aware of a White Paper produced by the Problem Gambling Foundation, Hāpai Te Hauora and the Salvation Army titled ending community sector dependence on pokie funding that was distributed to Councillors across New Zealand.

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Update on the new National Exclusion Database - CONCERN

18 June 2020

You will recall way back in February we shared details of the new National Exclusion Database CONCERN.  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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NZ Covid Tracer App - It is now easier to get your QR code

11 June 2020

Now that we are in Alert Level 1 businesses do not need to be contact tracing and you can resume your normal procedures for identifying authorised customers and authorised visitors under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act. 

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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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