MEDIA RELEASE: Restrictions on Club Sport are Strangling the Chartered Club Industry
27 September 2021
If the Alert Level restrictions are not eased soon, we will see clubs closing their doors for good, says Clubs New Zealand.
“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, the current restrictions, which prohibit most club activities, including sports are strangling our clubs and reducing them to nothing more than food and beverage outlets”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.
Future proofing your plastic cards
20 September 2021
We have been receiving a few enquiries from clubs wanting to future proof their plastic cards to be compatible with new technology going forward.
The key for now is to print a QR code on the card which matches the Clubs New Zealand app. To do this your card printer needs to add a QR code with a text field which is your club number followed by the member number. Please contact National Office on 0800 425 827 to confirm your club code.
Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census
16 September 2021
Yesterday on the 15th September, all clubs were emailed the Clubs New Zealand 2021 National Census Document for completion.
This census is designed to provide a national snapshot of the club sector. It will present invaluable information to key industry stakeholders about the important role that clubs play in both their local communities and at a national level. This information is more important than ever given the age of COVID.
Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide
16 September 2021
We would like to thank all clubs that participated in this years Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2021 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.
The 2021 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 5th July 2021 through to 31st August 2021 for which we received a total of 115 responses.
MEDIA RELEASE: Indoor limits may be the final straw for many clubs
8 September 2021
The latest Alert Level 2 restrictions which cut indoor limits for hospitality venues to 50, may be the final straw for many clubs, says Clubs New Zealand.
“Clubs have continually supported the measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, however, this latest restriction, is a step to far for clubs”, says Chief Executive Larry Graham.
COVID-19 Information for the Gambling Sector - 3 September 2021
6 September 2021
Kia ora koutou,
As you will be aware, everywhere apart from Auckland has moved to Alert Level 3. Auckland remains at Alert Level 4. This will be reviewed by the Government on Monday 6 September.
Clubs New Zealand Business Partner Update
1 September 2021
Here at Clubs New Zealand we partner with businesses that add value to our members experience’s and lend a helping hand when needed. Communication from key industry suppliers to our members is paramount, especially throughout Alert Level Changes across New Zealand.
AMS Nightlife is New Zealand’s premier locally based, internationally regarded music and visual subscription service for any business and a respected supplier for many Clubs New Zealand Members.
DIA Website update: COVID-19 Information for the Gambling Sector
27 August 2021
Kia ora koutou,
The Gambling Regulator is committed to keeping everyone safe and stopping the spread of COVID-19. Operators and venues will need to make sensible and reasonable decisions about how they will meet any public health requirements and their health and safety duties at the current alert level.
Level 4 Covid Update for the Class 4 Sector - August 2021 EMS, Banking, Transfers, Surrenders
19 August 2021
EMS daily monitoring fees do not apply for the period of inactivity during the Government’s Level 4 COVID-19 response.
Fees are still owed for periods of activity (before and after the lockdown) that have not yet been debited. We will provide more information on dates and billing as it becomes available.
Venue Manger User on CONCERN to be made mandatory
18 August 2021
Clubs operating Class 4 Gaming Machines should have received an email advising you that by 1 September 2021 every venue accessing CONCERN will be required to have a venue manager user added in. After 1 September venues that do not have an authorised venue manager user added in will be denied access to their exclusion data.
Save across a range of stationery and business related products with OPD
18 August 2021
Did you know that Clubs New Zealand's partnership with Office Products Depot can help your club save across a whole heap of stationery and business related products.
Office Products Depot (OPD) is New Zealand’s largest independently owned business to business supplier of stationery and all things business related. OPD has 28 sites nationwide, located between Whangarei and Invercargill, providing product supply and support from each of their locations.
Operational Update: DIA not publishing venue level data in August 2021
17 August 2021
The below Operational Update was released by the Department of Internal Affairs on Tuesday 17 August, 2021.
Venue-level Gaming Machine Profits (GMP) will not be published with the quarterly GMP Data on 24 August 2021