HPA Clubs Toolkit launched for Club Licence Holders

11 March 2020

For the last 12 months HPA have been working to produce a Clubs Toolkit to support Club Licence holders and it is now available to download from the HPA website.

We are really excited to finally see a club specific resource produced for the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act. Keith was asked by HPA to provide feedback and assistance in pulling the resource together and we are confident that this is going to be of huge assistance to clubs

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If you are still running windows 7, it is time to upgrade, heres how

3 March 2020

Microsoft have pulled support for Windows 7, so if your club still has computers running Windows 7, users will be getting messages to upgrade.

Not many people are aware as windows took down all their pages advertising this a year or two ago, but you can still use the upgrade assistant to get windows 10 for free. It does require that the computer hardware can support windows 10, but in most cases does allow an upgrade path without having to buy a new pc or pay for a Windows 10 licence.

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Clubs New Zealand 2020 Annual Report

27 February 2020

With preparations for the Clubs New Zealand 2018 Annual General Meeting almost complete the Clubs New Zealand Board is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Report for the year ending 31 December 2019.

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Masden Promotions Present a Tribute to Queen

21 February 2020

Paul Madsen as Freddie Mercury, along with his session Band, Paul has been Tributing Queen for 12 years and in this time the Show has performed all around New Zealand at private functions, Clubs and Theatres

Since the release of Bohemian Rhapsody the Show has been consistently selling out with all age groups attending the show, One thing is for Sure “They will Rock You”!

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Technology will continue to advance, with or without us

20 February 2020

We talk about the digital revolution being a new thing that we should all be jumping on board, truth is the digital revolution began well over 30 years ago and for most of us we are only now scrambling to catch up!

For the last five years Clubs New Zealand has committed to investing in the future of our industry and now is crunch time. Clubs need to embrace the change or face the reality that they will be well and truly left behind. The ground work is done, Clubs New Zealand is sitting on a massive digital opportunity, we have a world class CRM (Customer Relationship Management System), a mobile application (which is being further developed as you read) and a website which puts information in your hands 24/7.

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New Harm Minimisation Database: CONCERN coming soon

20 February 2020

The National MVE (Multi Venue Exclusion) Administrator has been in touch with Clubs New Zealand to let us know that the Torutek (Designed and built the CONCERN Database) will be ready to launch very soon.

The National MVE Administration has been working with Torutek on various customizations, which is soon to be implemented. They are currently looking at how they can roll out this new database across to all Class 4 venues and what the implantation strategy will look like to ensure a smooth transition. The priority being that that no exclusions fall through the system during the transition.

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More on Coronavirus and the Workplace

13 February 2020

Clearly Coronavirus has well overtaken the SARs outbreak of 2003 with fatalities past 1000 now.

Although the likelihood of an imported case here in NZ is high, a local widespead outbreak is still considered unlikely.

People being advised to 'self-isolate' for 14 days if worried about their symptoms is seemingly NZ's official response at this point, but where does this leave the business owner when staff ring in sick to comply with this?

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IR and ACC: No cheques from 1 March

12 February 2020

What: Inland Revenue and ACC will no longer accept payments by cheque or any cheques dated 1 March or later. ACC levy refunds will also no longer be issued by cheque.

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ANZAC Day 2020 - Mondayisation

6 February 2020

While it is a little while away, we have had a few clubs asking about ANZAC Day this year as it falls on a Saturday and is subject to Mondayisation.

Below is a brief overview of the employee entitlements for ANZAC Day 2020, if you require further information please contact Clubs New Zealand on 0800 4 CLUBS or visit the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment website at https://www.employment.govt.nz/

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Workplace preparedness for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

3 February 2020

Minimising the spread of infectious diseases in the workplace is important to keeping staff safe and well at work.  With the coronavirus recently being declared a global emergency many New Zealand businesses will be looking into how they can protect themselves, their workers and their customers.  The below information is sourced from the Ministry of Health, the guidance is aimed protecting the workplace from pandemic, including coronavirus as well as other outbreaks such as flu.

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Working Well - A workplace Guide to Mental Health

27 January 2020

A number of clubs have recently raised the topic of mental health in the workplace. The Working Well - A Workplace Guide to Mental Health is a great, well informed resource that we recommend clubs take a look at.

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2020 Nominations for Office results

22 January 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Clubs New Zealand Board closed on Monday 20th January. Below you will find the results of the nominations and you will see that other than a few role changes the board for 2020 will remain the same.

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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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