Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference & AGM - WRAP UP
2 April 2019
The Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM & EXPO was held from the 21st through to the 23rd of March hosted by the Tauranga Citizens Club. The Clubs New Zealand Conference, and & EXPO gave clubs from right across New Zealand the opportunity to come together, enjoy each other’s company and learn about fantastic opportunities, new ideas and more. We would like to thank everyone who attended conference this year and we would like to extend a huge thank you and congratulations to the Tauranga Citizens Club for being fantastic hosts. The entire Tauranga Citizens Club team went above and beyond to make sure delegates and guests were welcome and we cannot thank them enough.
Save the date for the first Back to Basic's Managers Training of 2019
31 March 2019
The dates for the first Back to Basic's Managers Training for 2019 have been set. The training will be held over Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd May 2019. If you are new to club management or want to refresh the basics please contact Michelle Mazey to secure your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
A guide to Class 4 gambling in clubs
28 March 2019
The Department of Internal Affairs have just completed a Class 4 Gambling in Clubs booklet which is aimed as a guide for those who govern, manage or work for clubs with a licence to operate gaming machines in New Zealand.
The guide can be downloaded below. It will also be made avaliable on the DIA website and our understanding is that regulators will be taking hard copies out when visiting clubs.
Northland Club - Secretary/Manager
28 March 2019
The Northland Club Incorporated, situated in Whangarei, is seeking an experienced Secretary/Manager to assume responsibility for the operational responsibilities of the Club.
Northland Club Incorporated is a progressive and well appointed organisation, with a membership of just over 800.
Taupo Cosmopolitan Club - Chef
28 March 2019
The Taupo Cosmopolitan is seek a chef. Full time, great rates of pay. A la carte, buffet and functions experience required.
Immediate start for the right candidates.
First prosecution for failing to identify a problem gambler
27 March 2019
Gambling Regulator announces first prosecution for failing to identify a problem gambler
Director of Gambling, Chris Thornborough, today announced that the Department of Internal Affairs (the Department) has charged a manager of a gambling venue for allegedly failing to take all reasonable steps to identify a problem gambler.
Upcoming Employment Law Changes
14 March 2019
Rest and Meal Breaks
Following the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 from 6 May 2019 all employees will be entitled to the prescribed rest and meal break which, unless the parties agree otherwise, MUST BE TAKEN at the prescribed times. While it may be possible for an employer and employee to agree to change when the breaks happen, they cannot agree to a shorter break length.
Get ready for the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM + EXPO
13 March 2019
This time next week the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, Expo & AGM hosted by the Tauranga Citizens Clubs will be getting under way.
Registrations will open from 10.00am at the Tauranga Citizens Club. As always the National Office team will be on hand to get you registered and answer your questions. Kicking off at the same time will be the 2019 Hospitality Expo, please ensure you arrive early in order to give yourselves plenty of time to visit the expo and chat to all our brilliant exhibitors.
Gambits: News for the Gambling Sector
12 March 2019
The first issue of Gambits was sent out on Tuesday 12th March 2019. In the March issue the DIA indicate that they intend to move to a monthly publishing schedule and are currently exploring changes to the newsletters template.
Below we have extracted snippets of information from Gambits, we expect the full version to be published on the DIAs website shortly.
Get prepared for Easter and ANZAC day - Trading Hours, Special Licences and Employee Entitlements
7 March 2019
Good Friday is kicking off the Easter and ANZAC Day public holidays for 2019 on Friday 19th April. With these holidays, there is always some confusion around the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and how it applies to trading hours for Club Licences. If you are going to be seeking a special licence over any of these holidays the cut off date is fast approaching, so now is the time to get those applications in.
Gambling Harm Service Referral Form
7 March 2019
In September last year The Salvation Army Oasis along with the Ministry of Health launched the Multi Venue (MVE) National Administration Service (NSA). The aim of the newly launched service was to streamline and facilitate the Multi Venue Exclusion requests (MVE Requests).
Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM + EXPO - Introducing Clyde Fernandez
6 March 2019
The count down to the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference, AGM and Expo is well and truly on. The Tauranga Citizens Club, Clubs New Zealand Board and National Office team are looking forward to welcoming all those registered in two weeks time. This years agenda is packed and aimed at ensuring that there is a wide range of topics. In addition to the presentations we have the Clubs New Zealand expo which is once again proving to be a popular option for both attendees and exhibitors, please make sure you head to the Tauranga Citizens Club as early as possible on Thursday 21st March to ensure you get the most out of this awesome opportunity.