News

New Zealand EMS Sector Website Launch

10 November 2021

Intralot New Zealand are pleased to announce from the 1st October 2021, a new EMS Sector website will be launched for all Society, Venue and DIA users.

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DIA Operational Update: Implementing the Gambling Commission's recommendation: [Appeal by Pub Charity Limited re Matata Hotel GC 03/21]

9 November 2021

Kia ora koutou,

We agree with the Commission’s decision of March 2021 to enable corporate societies to correct the number of permitted machines listed on venue licences, and we have been exploring ways to implement the approach suggested by the Commission.

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Final Report on the Incorporated Societies Bill

4 November 2021

The Final report of the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee on the Incorporated Societies Bill has been released with the committee recommending that it be passed.

There are a number of amendments as part of the report which are unanimously recommended by the committee.

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Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day 2020 - Saturday 22nd January 2022

4 November 2021

Clubs New Zealand Family Race Day will be held on Saturday 22nd January at the Trentham Racecourse.  We are excited to be sponsoring this race day and look forward to seeing as many club representatives and members as possible enjoying a great day out at the races.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Getting Back to Doing What We Love

2 November 2021

The Covid Protection Framework announced on the 22nd of October, will give the club industry the certainty it needs to get back to doing what we love, without the need for snap lockdowns, says Clubs New Zealand.

“Once the framework is in place Clubs New Zealand will encourage all Clubs New Zealand member clubs to use the vaccine certificate requirements so that they can operate at the green and orange levels without restriction”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.

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Club Websites

21 October 2021

Whether you paid someone to create the website for your club and now can’t get updates, or just want a fresh look to promote the business, the most common question I get from clubs is around building websites.

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Sign in registers and the Privacy Act 2020

21 October 2021

Many of you will have seen the guidance from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in regards to alternative contact tracing registers and the need to ensure that they comply with the Privacy Act 2020.  

“Using an open sheet or register left in a public-facing position where personal information is visible to others is a leading cause of COVID-19-related privacy breaches. It’s important that businesses provide other methods of collecting and storing contact tracing records, but in ways which also protect the privacy of those whose details are being collected.” Says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards.

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Covid may be a Game Changer, but the Rules are Unchanged

18 October 2021

The pandemic has had a number of far reaching and adverse impacts on many aspects of society, some of which were not foreseeable. However, one sadly predictable effect is the severe financial impact on some businesses caused by extended lockdowns. Whilst government help has been available, it will not be enough for some businesses, and they will be turning to retrenchment and redundancies to survive.

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Face covering exemptions

14 October 2021

Face coverings can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. They stop droplets spreading when someone speaks, laughs, coughs or sneezes.  There are a number of situations and locations where wearing a face covering is mandatory such as on public transport, visiting healthcare or aged care facilities, inside retail businesses or public venues such as museums and libraries.

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Loading exclusions within the Concern Database and Retiring the Fun/Unfun: Choice not chance posters

14 October 2021

Exclusion Orders and the Concern Database.

When you load an exclusion through the concern database by clicking Exclusions at the top then Add, this will load the person into the database for your club only.  You should also select 310 – Self Registered Problem Gambler and Approved Exclusion from the drop down.

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Support to get through COVID-19

14 October 2021

During this weeks webinar we touched on the need to acknowledge and take time to look after our mental health and wellbeing. 

We want to reiterate the importance of looking after your mental health and wellbeing, whether that is through talking, taking me time or seeking out professional support.

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Cancellation of Club Managers AGM

30 September 2021

Dear Members

Wearing the covid wise hat, under the uncertainty of current lockdown levels, 100 number restrictions and all the other imposed conditions, the tough decision has been made to cancel our 2021 AGM at Whangamata Club.

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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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