The Alcohol Game Plan for Club Committees and Bar Staff - New Club Specific Resources

18 January 2018

The Health Promotion Agency has recently released new guidance material aimed at Club Committees and Bar Staff called Alcohol Game Plan - Managing Alcohol in Clubs.

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Club Licence holders beware

17 January 2018

Once again, we would like clubs to take the time to review your practices, procedures and rules to ensure that you are complying with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, particularly in relation to Section 60. We are aware that the Police are intending to increase their monitoring of clubs in the Wellington area and there is absolutely no reason to believe that this will not be the case elsewhere. The Police are quoted as saying “Ignorance of the Act is no longer an excuse and clubs must be prepared to face enforcement action if they are discovered operating outside the conditions of their licence or in breach of the Act.”

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Driving The Data Conversation

11 January 2018

How clubs and patrons will both benefit by investing in information.

One of the hottest topics in business right now is the pending launch of the US e-commerce behemoth Amazon. The question being asked is how will this launch impact local businesses, as customers are given a new retail choice from a company that prides itself on catalogue and delivery?

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Clubs New Zealand 2017 Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Winner is....

14 December 2017

This week Wellington - Wairarapa - Horowhenua Area Board Member, Dave Dalton joined us at National Office to help draw the winner of the 2017 Clubs New Zealand Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Voucher. We would like to congratulate this years winner Babs Hirini of the Levin Cosmopolitan Club.

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Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates

14 December 2017

Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 22nd December 2017 through to Monday 8th January 2018. As always the National Office team will be available during this period if you have any questions or require assistance.

Our main office line 0800 4 CLUBS (0800 425 827) and landline 04 815 9007 will be diverted to staff members, alternatively you can contact any of us via our email addresses listed below;

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Gambling Compliance - 13 December 2017

14 December 2017

Regional engagement survey - tell us what you think

Several Department of Internal Affairs projects and initiatives have benefited from direct engagement with the class 4 sector over recent months. These have included forums and workshops on issues relevant to venues and clubs, which have been well received and helped us to work more closely with stakeholders to lift performance across the sector.

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Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM - Your Ticket to Wanganui

12 December 2017

Registrations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM are open. All Clubs New Zealand members will have received an email containing a link to your club’s unique registration form on Friday 15th December.

Below you will find all the information you need on what you can expect from the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Conference & AGM, including the Conference Dinner, Hospitality Expo and how to get involved.

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Gambling Compliance - 5 December 2017

7 December 2017

The Department will be permanently vacating its offices at 147 Lambton Quay, Wellington, on 22 December. From 8 January Gambling Compliance staff will begin working in:

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Annual Membership Update Forms

30 November 2017

On Friday 8th of December all clubs will receive an email with a link for you to complete your annual membership update.

The annual update forms are online and come pre-populated based on the information we currently hold for your club. As always, we ask that once you receive the form you carefully check each section and make any necessary changes or additions prior to submitting.

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2017 Club Management Conference Wrap Up

28 November 2017

Last week more than 70 managers from across the country made their way to Mount Maunganui for the 2017 Club Management Conference.

Before we can get into wrapping up the conference we would like to once again acknowledge the conference hosts Club Mount Maunganui. Thank you to Straw and the clubs Committee. A huge thank you to Christine and your amazing team, everyone had a fantastic time and your hospitality was second to none.

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Gambling Compliance - Disposing of Gambling Equipment

22 November 2017

Recently the Department has been made aware of some issues when gambling equipment is being disposed of (destroyed, traded in, sold, given away or any other method of disposal). Holders (and former holders) of class 4 operator’s licences are reminded that they need to notify us within 20 working days, of the disposal of gaming machines.

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Reasonable Standard of Dress Required!

16 November 2017

Jane from Grey Lynn Returned Service Club shares their success with offering shirts to those who do not meet the clubs dress code.

How many times do we turn people (and all their custom) away for not being dressed properly? Having travelled overseas over the years, I have realised that not all clubs/venues/restaurants and bars have the same dress codes. You can take your hat off, but not your singlet!

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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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