Kamo Club - Bar Manager

24 October 2019

Kamo Club prestigious Members Club, with over 2,000 members.  It offers full TAB service, restaurant, gaming lounge and two bars.

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BREAKING NEWS: Update on Reciprocal Rights

23 October 2019

You will be aware earlier this year Reciprocal Rights made its way into the spotlight when a number of clubs were challenged during their licence renewal process over the way reciprocal rights was administered and managed.

The challenge to reciprocal rights resulted in confusion, a fair amount of panic and more emails bouncing around clubs than ever before.

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Clubs New Zealand Support Services Coordinator Appointed

23 October 2019

Clubs New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Williams to the newly created role of Support Services Coordinator.

Leigh brings with him a raft of experience and knowledge which includes Technical Service and Project Management, with most of his experience in IT, Point Of Sale and EFTPOS areas. He has worked closely with clubs and hospitality venues on their financial, membership database, gaming, and stocktaking systems, and has good knowledge into the workings of club management.

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ERA Hiking Employee Awards

22 October 2019

Recent Employment Relations Authority (ERA) cases have amply demonstrated the state of the nation with respect to employee awards for poor terminations.

Sacked for taking 'sickies' a Palmerston North roofer got awarded $20,000, $12,000 of which was for hurt and humiliation. The employer had also refused to attend the ERA hearing.

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Gambits Newsletter - 15 October 2019

16 October 2019

Every month the Department of Internal Affairs sends out its Gambits: News for the Gambling System Newsletter. Below you will find the content included in the October 2019 edition.

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Downloadable Melbourne Cup 2019 Poster for Clubs

14 October 2019

The biggest day of the racing calendar is not far away. To help you promote your clubs Melbourne Cup activities Regan has created a posters which you can download below.

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Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide

11 October 2019

We would like to thank all clubs that participated in the recent 2019 Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.

The 2019 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 13th August 2019 through to 27th September 2019 for which we received a total of 157 responses.

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Process and Substance...the 'sauce' for Success

10 October 2019

With media reports it could be easy to reach a generalised view that even where an employee behaves badly, they can still succeed in taking a personal grievance claim. However, a recent decision of the Employment Relations Authority shows that a sound, but not perfect, process and good reasons will ultimately win through (Tupuanga v Auckland Meat Processors Limited [2019] NZERA 471).

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Labour Day - Monday 28th October 2019

10 October 2019

Labour Day is fast approaching and this year falls on Monday 28th October (fourth Monday in October). Labour Day is always observed on the day it falls and is not subject to 'mondayisation', calculating employee entitlements for labour day should be simple and can be done with the click of a button in most payroll systems.

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October Training Tour - Wairarapa, Hastings, Tokoroa & Taumarunui

9 October 2019

Later this month Keith will be once again crossing the Cook Strait on a training tour. This time he will be covering Wairarapa, Hastings, Tokoroa and Taumarunui. This is the perfect opportunity for staff and committee members to get up to speed with Harm Minimisation, Armed Robbery and Club Smart Training.

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Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club hosting Inaugural Club New Zealand Quiz Championship

4 October 2019

The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club is hosting the inaugural Clubs New Zealand Quiz Championship final on Saturday, November 16 with teams from up to 40 clubs expected to participate.

Believe It Or Not Sales & Marketing Manager Brendan Lockhead and Club’s New Zealand's South Island representative Keith Ballanatyne have been the driving forces behind the quiz series. And thanks to the generous support of Lion Breweries $10,000 in prizes is available and there is no cost to participate.

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The Push to Ban Plastic Straws

3 October 2019

From Donald Trump to Kim Kardashian, many people have taken a position on the vexed issue of plastic straws.

A movement to ban single-use plastic gathered steam in 2016, stemming from a Greenpeace awareness campaign. It spread quickly, with countless celebrities decrying war on plastic straws on social media and the United Nations declaring war on single-use plastics.

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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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