Covering coin slots is unlawful
17 December 2020
The Department of Internal Affairs is aware that some venues are restricting players from inserting $2 coins in gaming machines by covering or taping over the machine coin slot. We view this as tampering with approved gaming equipment.
Clubs New Zealand Christmas Hours and Important Dates 2020/21
15 December 2020
Clubs New Zealand National Office will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 18th December 2020 through to Tuesday 5th January 2021. As always the National Office team will be available during this period if you have any questions or require assistance.
Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day – Assigning Naming Rights
9 December 2020
We are excited to be starting the 2021 calendar of events with the Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day on Saturday 23rd January at Trentham Racing Course.
This family race day is perfect to pitch up a tent in the sunshine, enjoy a picnic on the lawn and have a flutter on the racing while the kids can run wild on a huge range off FREE activities.
Clubs New Zealand 2020 Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Winner is....
8 December 2020
The draw to find the winner of the 2020 Clubs New Zealand Sport $2,000 Prezzy Card Voucher was recently conducted and we would like to congratulate this years winner Neil Filer of the Dannevirke Services & Citizens Club
Neil entered the draw by completing the entry form when participating in the Clubs New Zealand 2020 National Trout Fishing Tournament that was recently hosted by the Rotorua Citizens Club.
Clubs New Zealand Nominations for Office 2021-23 are Open
7 December 2020
Nomination for the Clubs New Zealand 2021-23 Board Positions are open. All current officers are eligible for re-election but must be nominated in accordance with the rules.
The Clubs New Zealand constitution requires that we appoint/confirm the following officers:
Annual Membership Update Forms will be sent out on Friday 4th December
3 December 2020
On Friday 4th 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.
You will need to declare the clubs total number of financial members for the year ended 31 December 2020. The total number of members is the sum of financial members across all membership categories.
Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM and EXPO Registrations Opening Soon
3 December 2020
It is almost time to open the registrations for the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Conference, AGM and EXPO hosted by Richmond Club. Registration emails will be sent out via email on Friday 11th December 2020 and will close on 26th February 2021.
Clubs New Zealand and the Richmond Club are looking forward to welcoming you all to Christchurch from 19th – 22nd March 2021, for what is arguably the most anticipated Conference, AGM and EXPO yet.
2 December 2020
As you will be aware the New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 came into effect on Tuesday 1 December 2020.
Here at Clubs New Zealand we take your privacy seriously, we have updated our privacy statement and will continue to regularly review the functionality to our website and mobile app to better manage privacy. We have appointed Lucy Waterreus and Leigh Williams as our privacy officers, should you need anything further.
TAB Conference Call - TABTEXT Update and Retail Objectives
26 November 2020
This week a number of Club Managers along with Clubs New Zealand staff were invited to participate in a conference call with TAB GM Broadcasting and Operations, Edward Rennell. The purpose of the call was to allow the TAB to provide further details on the TABTEXT project and to provide an update on TAB retail objectives and priorities over the next 12 months. As well as provide an opportunity for club managers to discuss any other TAB related topics.
Changes to gambling licensing
26 November 2020
The DIA have now completed the system upgrade and are able to process applications and issue licences again. You may notice a few changes as a result of the system changes that have been made:
No Vaping Please
25 November 2020
Vaping is now officially banned from the workplace.
Since the 11th November 2020 the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Act 2020 has come into force which now includes vaping and vape type products including e-cigarettes under the same restrictions as tobacco products.
Small Business Cashflow Loan update
19 November 2020
Yesterday the Government announced the following changes will be made to the Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme: