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Repeal of Good Friday and Easter Sunday as Restricted Trading Days (Shop Trading and Sale of Alcohol) Amendment Bill fails to pass first reading

4 August 2022

On Wednesday 3rd August, Act MP, Chris Baillie's members bill the Repeal of Repeal of Good Friday and Easter Sunday as Restricted Trading Days (Shop Trading and Sale of Alcohol) Amendment Bill had its first reading in Parliament, where it failed to progress to the select committee stage.

While the bill was not of huge significance for club licence holders, Clubs New Zealand is disappointed that the bill has failed to progress.  Clubs New Zealand saw the bill as an important step in removing the confusion that surrounds Easter trading rules for licence holders and the public.

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Clubs New Zealand 2022 Wage and Salary Guide

4 August 2022

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in this years Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2022 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2022 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 9th June 2022 through to 31st July 2022 for which we received a total of 151 responses. This is a largest response rate that we have received for this survey and clearly demonstrates the need for reliable wage and salary data. 

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Introductory Offer from Catch Phrase Promotions

3 August 2022

Hello to all Clubs New Zealand members, we are extremely excited to be involved with Clubs New Zealand and we look forward to meeting you all over the next few months as we get out and meet as many of you as we can and find out about your business and how we can help.

Catch Phrase Promotions has a vast range to offer members with all types of uniforms for bar and kitchen staff, front desk, adjuncts, and teams.

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Let your brand standout with Catch Phrase Promotions

28 July 2022

Clubs New Zealand is pleased to introduce our newest partner Catch Phrase Promotions.

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Club Managers Conference 2022 Update

28 July 2022

Fellow Managers, well after two stalled attempts to get to Whangamata, to quote a Barry Manilow song “looks like we made it!”

Clubs New Zealand recently advertised the dates Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th October, to be held at the Whangamata Club.

The format will be on a similar line to what we had planned for 2020 & 2021, with a strong employment focus on the Wednesday followed by food & technology on the Thursday prior to the Group AGM and discussion on future direction.

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Stream Trackside 1 and Trackside 2 through Spark Sport

26 July 2022

Spark Sport for Business is excited to announce our commercial customers can now stream Trackside 1 and Trackside 2 through Spark Sport within their premises.

For the best of LIVE racing from New Zealand and the world.

Fair game, fair price!

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Letting your members know why your club is a part of the Clubs New Zealand Community?

18 July 2022

Clubs continue to evolve to meet changing conditions – from natural disasters and Covid-19 to the ongoing operational challenges.  And through it all, Clubs New Zealand is there with you.

Your club’s membership of Clubs New Zealand unlocks access to exclusive benefits and services that allow your club to grow and ensure the industry’s ongoing viability.  Clubs New Zealand always puts the interests of clubs and their communities first – and we strongly believe that you should be sharing this with your members.

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Proof of COVID-19 infection and being a household contact

15 July 2022

Employers can consider text messages the Ministry of Health sends to people with COVID-19 and their household contacts as proof of needing time off work.

Due to winter illnesses putting pressure on primary care providers, the Ministry of Health would like to remind employers that they can consider the text messages it sends to people positive with COVID-19 and their household contacts, as proof of needing time off work.

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Update on publication of GMP data at venue level

13 July 2022

You will be aware that late last year the Department consulted on the release of GMP data at venue level.  Clubs New Zealand provided a submission in opposition of the release of venue level GMP data, as we believe that doing so is a serious health and safety issue that increases the risk of armed robbery, and places employees lives at risk.

The Department of Internal Affairs have provided an update on the consultation on the publication of GMP data at venue level.

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Member Draw Software

7 July 2022

This week Leigh has been taking another look at member draw software and there are a lot to choose from.  Admittedly many are very basic, but he tested a few of the better offerings and one that stands out as having great features for the $$$ is Club Raffle.

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The Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill

4 July 2022

Chloe Swarbricks Member's Bill "The Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on the 30th June 2022.  The bill covers two parts. Part 1 aims to abolish appeals on local alcohol policies while Part 2 looks to implement the recommendations of the 2014 Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship which would ban alcohol sponsorship and advertising of all streamed and live sports and ban alcohol sponsorship at all sporting venues.

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Customer or debtor? Are we treating renewals and membership fees as an opportunity?

29 June 2022

The team at National Office have recently uncovered an audio recording from the Clubs New Zealand Conference and AGM, 1999.  The audio is of a keynote presentation from Steve Parker, expert in marketing and associated matters, and a well established “clubby”.   This wasn’t the first time Steve spoke at a Clubs New Zealand event and it certainly was not the last, but what is striking about this particular, 23-year-old piece of audio is that it is 100% relevant to clubs today.

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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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