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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Introduction and launch of the National MVE Administration Service

19 September 2018

The Ministry of Health recently contracted The Salvation Army Oasis to provide a Multi Venue Exclusion (MVE) National Administration Service (NAS). This was the result of a review (conducted by a group made up of the Ministry, DIA, industry and provider representatives) of how the MVE process was operating around New Zealand. The review identified a number of issues and inconsistent practices and included a recommendation that a national MVE administration service be established to manage the administrative part of the MVE process. The Salvation Army were awarded the contract following a competitive procurement process.

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Commercial AV Supply Co. - Technology is our Passion - Supplying it is our Craft

18 September 2018

Clubs New Zealand is excited to have partnered with Commercial Audio Visual Supply Co.

Commercial Audio Visual Supply Co. are a 100% NZ owned company run by individuals with over 30 years’ experience in the commercial audio visual field. We specialise in hospitality supply utilising the best products from the world’s leading manufacturers of audio visual equipment.

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Domestic Violence Victims Legislation

17 September 2018

You will likely have heard, due to the significant media coverage which this legislation has attracted, that the Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Bill was passed on 25 July 2018 and will come into effect on 1 April 2019.

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Reciprocal Rights

13 September 2018

Reciprocal Rights is a part of club life that dates back to the very first clubs established in New Zealand. It provides club members the opportunity to visit and enjoy the facilities and hospitality of clubs right across the country. Reciprocal Rights reinforces the club community in New Zealand and supports social visits and sporting tournaments enjoyed by many club members.

Little is known about the earliest reciprocal visiting arrangements established by New Zealand’s first clubs, however, we do know that following the passing of the 1948 Act and the establishment of the Licensing Control Commission, reciprocal rights was an established part of club life.

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Be ready to shift to payday filing

13 September 2018

The time is now for New Zealand employers to get ready to shift to payday filing.

From April 1 2019 all employers will have to file their employment information every payday.

Inland Revenue customer segment lead Richard Owen says the easiest way to comply is through payroll software.

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Downloadable graphics for Display Screens

30 August 2018

We have produced a number of graphics for clubs to download and use on your internal graphic display systems or advertising screens. Currently these include compliance signage as well as advertisements for the Clubs New Zealand App and Member Market Place.

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Gaming Strategy made Simple

30 August 2018

It's easy to be daunted by the complexity involved in the running of a successful gaming operation.

A plethora of highly technical decisions underpin any gaming operation, such as hold strategies, product mix, jackpot options and floor layout to name a few. It's no wonder that many club managers often feel overwhelmed by this aspect of the business while also trying to juggle the day to day running of the club.

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Poor Performance or Misconduct?

27 August 2018

"There is an important distinction between a misconduct concern on the one hand and a performance or capability concern on the other because they require different approaches.”

This is a distinction that is often misunderstood when employers come to consider the actions of an employee and determine whether those actions amount to either misconduct or poor performance. A distinction that is often very difficult to determine.

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Measuring Intangibles

23 August 2018

Measurement is a concept we all deal with in clubs, whether we realise it or not. We measure out 30ml of gin for our G&Ts, we measure how many cases of beer are left after the weekend, we measure how many meals were sold at lunch over this month, or how many sick days an employee took this year.

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Consultation on problem gambling strategy and levy for 2019/20 - 2021/22

23 August 2018

The Ministry of Health has released proposals to refresh the integrated “Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2019/20 to 2021/22”, and review the problem gambling levy. A consultation document is available online for anyone who would like to make a submission.

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Clubs New Zealand App - Hands on the Future

16 August 2018

The Clubs New Zealand App is being picked up across the country as members discover how easy it is to take their digital membership card with them wherever they go and find their nearest club while on the road. Your members can get their hands on the future with Clubs New Zealand's App which can be downloaded on both Apple and Android. To download the App visit either the App Store or Google Play Store and search "Clubs New Zealand".

To help spread the word all clubs will have received posters to help you advertise the app, if you would like further copies of the poster please contact lucy@clubsnz.com alternatively you will find downloadable versions of the poster below along with a jpeg which has been formatted to fit digital screen displays. We also encourage you to jump on the Clubs New Zealand Facebook Page and share the recent post regarding the app on your clubs social media accounts.

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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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