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.

Watties x Clubs New Zealand Burger Promotion Winners

28 February 2023

Circular 23-012

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Clubs New Zealand Cyclone Relief Fund

24 February 2023

Clubs across New Zealand have expressed a desire to offer support to members of the club community that are experiencing first-hand the horrors of Cyclone Gabrielle.

It is humbling to be a part of such a caring community, and National Office is extremely proud to be able to facilitate and coordinate a cyclone relief fund for clubs affected.

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Minimum Wage rising to $22.70 per hour from 1 April 2023

9 February 2023

Circular 23-007

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Clubs New Zealand Tournament Dates for 2023

21 December 2022

The 2023 Clubs New Zealand sporting calendar will be kicking off on January 15th with the South Island Men's Fours Lawn Bowls, hosted by the Oamaru Club. Once again 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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Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates 2022/23

20 December 2022

Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 23rd December 2022 through to Monday 9th January 2023. As always the National Office team will be available during this period if you have any questions or require assistance.

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Community Participation) Amendment Bill

15 December 2022

On the 7th of December 2022, Justice Minister, Hon Kiritapu Allan introduced the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Community Participation) Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Bill passed its first reading on the 13th of December and will now move to the Select Committee phase.

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Clubs New Zealand 2022 Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Winner is....

6 December 2022

The draw to find the winner of the 2022 Clubs New Zealand Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Voucher, was recently conducted by Clubs New Zealand President, Terry Ray. We would like to congratulate the winner, Sally Davies of the Tauranga Citizens Club.

Sally entered the draw by participating in the Clubs New Zealand 2022 National Women's Indoor Bowls Tournament, that was hosted by the Richmond Club in July.

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Changes are coming for the Club Industry e-Newsletter

1 December 2022

Our digital communications are a critical part of what we do here at Clubs New Zealand, and for that reason we are planning to introduce some changes in the New Year which we believe will enhance our communications even more.

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Clubs New Zealand Nominations for Office 23-2025 are Open

28 November 2022

Nomination for the Clubs New Zealand 2023-25 Board Positions are open.  All current officers are eligible for re-election but must be nominated in accordance with the rules.

Each club that is an ordinary member of Clubs New Zealand is entitled to propose or second nominations for the position of President and your Area Board member. When doing so please ensure that the nomination is approved by your clubs committee and that the form is then signed by the President of the Club or in the presidents absence by an appointed officer.

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Clubs New Zealand Advocacy Snapshot

24 November 2022

Ahead of the election next year the Government is racing through its legislation agenda, and Clubs New Zealand is committed to ensuring that the voice of Clubs is heard. 2022 has been incredibly busy on the advocacy front and we are expecting this to ramp up into early 2023.

As we head into December we reflect on the year that was and acknowledge what we have collectively achieved. 

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ClubPOS - Exploring the next steps

24 November 2022

We now have ClubPOS performing the necessities of a Point Of Sale System very well, and we are ready concentrate on the next stages of development. There are some things already in the pipeline to tidy up such as: the menus, changing customers to say members, adding an eftpos button to the main screen, etc.

What we are looking for now is some feedback from clubs on what features they consider to be the most important and any input regarding how these things might work in practice, particularly in regard to any annoyances you might be experiencing with your current system and ideas for how it could work better.

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Promoting the Clubs New Zealand - VTNZ partnership to your members

18 November 2022

Clubs New Zealand's partnership with VTNZ mean that club members can get 20% off Warrants of Fitness and Pre-Purchase Assessments and 10% off Maintenance Checks with VTNZ. It’s easy – member just need to show their membership card and quote account number 306646.

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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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