More Mystery Shoppers on the way to Class 4 Venues

31 January 2018

For those of you with Class 4 Gaming Machines you will be well aware that the Department has carried out Mystery Shopper Exercises first in 2014 (non-club venues only) and then again in 2016 (included club venues). The goal for the Department of Internal Affairs is now to introduce a rolling mystery shopper campaign, which much like a CPO would mean on any day at any time someone in your venue could be putting you to the test.

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2018-2020 Nominations for Office results

23 January 2018

Nominations for the 2018-2020 Clubs New Zealand Board closed on Saturday 20th January. We would like to congratulate all returning board members and newly elected board members.

Below you will find the results of the nominations including the two areas that require a ballot as a result of more than one nomination being received.

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Clubs New Zealand Tournament Dates for 2018

18 January 2018

Next month the Clubs New Zealand sporting calendar will kick off with the South Island Men's Golf Teams at the Oamaru Club. This year we have produced a one page easy to print calendar showing all Clubs New Zealand tournaments by month and by sport.

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The Alcohol Game Plan for Club Committees and Bar Staff - New Club Specific Resources

18 January 2018

The Health Promotion Agency has recently released new guidance material aimed at Club Committees and Bar Staff called Alcohol Game Plan - Managing Alcohol in Clubs.

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Club Licence holders beware

17 January 2018

Once again, we would like clubs to take the time to review your practices, procedures and rules to ensure that you are complying with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, particularly in relation to Section 60. We are aware that the Police are intending to increase their monitoring of clubs in the Wellington area and there is absolutely no reason to believe that this will not be the case elsewhere. The Police are quoted as saying “Ignorance of the Act is no longer an excuse and clubs must be prepared to face enforcement action if they are discovered operating outside the conditions of their licence or in breach of the Act.”

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Driving The Data Conversation

11 January 2018

How clubs and patrons will both benefit by investing in information.

One of the hottest topics in business right now is the pending launch of the US e-commerce behemoth Amazon. The question being asked is how will this launch impact local businesses, as customers are given a new retail choice from a company that prides itself on catalogue and delivery?

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6 resolutions every club should be looking to make

11 January 2018

Almost everyone will have been asked by now “so, what are your New Year’s resolutions?” Typically, they involve “exercising more”, “taking more time for yourself”, “spending more time with family”, “travelling more”. Besides these personal resolutions, now is the time to think about the New Year’s resolutions for your club. A resolution after all, is a decision to do something differently to bring about positive change.

Each club will have its own unique resolutions for the year, but to help you we have compiled 6 resolutions that every club should be looking to make;

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Clubs New Zealand 2017 Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Winner is....

14 December 2017

This week Wellington - Wairarapa - Horowhenua Area Board Member, Dave Dalton joined us at National Office to help draw the winner of the 2017 Clubs New Zealand Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Voucher. We would like to congratulate this years winner Babs Hirini of the Levin Cosmopolitan Club.

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Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates

14 December 2017

Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 22nd December 2017 through to Monday 8th January 2018. 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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Gambling Compliance - 13 December 2017

14 December 2017

Regional engagement survey - tell us what you think

Several Department of Internal Affairs projects and initiatives have benefited from direct engagement with the class 4 sector over recent months. These have included forums and workshops on issues relevant to venues and clubs, which have been well received and helped us to work more closely with stakeholders to lift performance across the sector.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - Your Ticket to Wanganui

12 December 2017

Registrations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM are open. All Clubs New Zealand members will have received an email containing a link to your club’s unique registration form on Friday 15th December.

Below you will find all the information you need on what you can expect from the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM, including the Conference Dinner, Hospitality Expo and how to get involved.

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Downloadable Reciprocal Rights Posters - Heading Away From Your Club This Summer?

7 December 2017

With the countdown to the much anticipated Christmas and New Year's Holidays well underway, many club members will be getting ready for their annual getaways to visit friends, family, their favourite holiday spots and no doubt visit other clubs along way.

Hannah has created some fun downloadable posters for you to display in your clubs reminding members about reciprocal rights, to ensure they have their current membership card handy and QR codes which they can scan to find out more information.

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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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