Here you will find news articles and updates relevant to the club industry. Please note that circulars are only visible to club representatives that are logged into the Clubs New Zealand website.

Things to consider when purchasing a new projector

1 October 2020

First thing to think about is the room size where you want to use it. If its not a large space, you may want to consider a LED screen mounted to the wall instead. TV screen prices have come down a lot in the past few years with The Warehouse selling 50” TVs for less than $500, and 70” for less than $1000. A TV will usually provide a better picture (and sound), especially in brighter environments, and you don’t have to worry about a separate white screen to project upon or how to mount the projector somewhere suitably distanced from the wall.

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Employment Policy Rundown

30 September 2020

The 2020 General Election is just around the corner, so we thought it might be helpful to summarise the major parties’ (and some “less major” parties’) policies in the area of employment and industrial relations. Note the following is taken from the parties’ policies themselves and are not the opinions (necessarily) of MGZ.

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Spark Sport for Business

30 September 2020

Spark Sport is a whole new game for your club. We can get you set up with all the tech you need to stream sport live and on demand at your place. Spark Sport for Business offers a range of 24/7 sports streaming channels, and bring Kiwis together to watch New Zealand cricket, Premier League, Formula One® and more, live and on demand.

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Let play increase patronage with Go Play

24 September 2020

Clubs New Zealand is thrilled to once again be working with Go Play. Goplay has been providing play systems for over 15 years and we are striving to stay the best playground supplier in the industry.

We have had very satisfied customers comment that they have increased their business up to 30% after installing a Goplay Playground.

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Using the CONCERN MVE Database?

23 September 2020

The CONCERN MVE Database was launched at the end of July this year and enables venues to access to an online web portal (venue profile page) that has the option to add exclusions, accept MVEs and provide a list of all active exclusions for your venue (think much less paper and much faster process).

Leigh is up to date on adding users to the CONCERN database, so if you are still unable to login to add exclusions or to confirm exclusion requests, please contact Leigh asap so we can get this sorted.

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Clubs New Zealand 2020 AGM Wrap Up

17 September 2020

Last week the Clubs New Zealand 2020 Annual General Meeting was held digitally via Zoom. This was a first for Clubs New Zealand and we would like to thank all the delegates that attended, participated and provided feedback.

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Updating you Privacy Policy and Application form in anticipation of the new Privacy Act 2020

17 September 2020

In anticipation of the new Privacy Act coming into force in December this year, Clubs New Zealand has reviewed the template privacy policy and template membership application form for clubs.

Both these updated templates can be found in the resources section of the website under Members Area > Resources > Membership.

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Clubs New Zealand 2020 Annual General Meeting

10 September 2020

The Clubs New Zealand 2020 Annual General Meeting will be taking place tomorrow morning, Friday, 11 September at 9.30am, via Zoom.

If you have not yet registered please do so using the link below (please note that your registration for last weeks test will not work with tomorrows AGM, you must re-register using the below or the link sent to you via email).

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Invercargill Workingmen's Club Spud Dig Day

2 September 2020

Many years ago, a group of members of the Invercargill Workingmen’s Club (also known as IWMC) wanted to do something for Hospice, an organization that many of our community have family frequent. Their idea was novel; a spud competition, but not just any spud was to be grown.

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Introducing Eftco

1 September 2020

Eftco Limited is a New Zealand owned and operated company that has been supplying Eftpos solutions to the NZ market for over 19 years. Eftco is a solution provider which has a client base ranging from large nationally distributed retail sites such as Bunnings, to small sole trader operations - supporting 3500 clients with over 6000 Eftpos terminals nationwide. We are a multi branded supplier allowing us to supply the most appropriate product or service to our diverse client base.

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Club Staff Supporting Members

26 August 2020

Upper Hutt Cossie Club staff recently donated $20 each to provide 100 free meals for the Club’s elderly members. From the Club’s over 70 years membership database 50 members were drawn randomly and were delivered two meals each in late July.

The generous gesture by the staff was in appreciation of the Club’s support of staff throughout the Covid lockdown with all staff receiving 100% of their wages and none being made redundant. Previously staff had donated goods to the local Foodbank.

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Contact Tracing under Alert Level 2

20 August 2020

It is now mandatory for businesses including clubs to display the NZ COVID Tracer App QR Code for contact tracing purposes. The rules for contact tracing have changed slightly since May and there has been a little confusion around the requirements.

The current COVID-19 Public Health Response (Alert Levels 3 and 2) Order 2020 requires businesses to:

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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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