Project 2020 Update – March 2019

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Recently, this Project 2020 update was sent out to all clubs. If you have not already done so, we encourage you to take some time to read it now. In this issue, we look a little deeper into the types of changes that are being made and how some clubs are tackling these changes and seeking new opportunities.More detailed information … Read More

Events update – March 2019

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The 2019 Competition season has commenced and all events are now available on the Events calendar. Key things to note for 2019 Events and New Zealand Gymnastics Championships: Coach Qualifications: Coaches whose athletes are competing at the level eligible to attend the New Zealand Gymnastics Championships must hold (at a minimum) the Elementary Coach qualification for their code in order … Read More

Education Updates – March 2019

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Education courses are well underway for 2019 and all course bookings are now done through Club Portal. Feedback about this registration process has been very positive so far. If you are wanting to book someone onto a course and have not yet received information about accessing club portal, please contact Helpdesk or your Relationship Manager and they will arrange this … Read More

Member Club Updates – March 2019

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Emergency lock-down proceduresWith the horrific events in Christchurch on 15 March still very present in our minds we are working with clubs to put together a template lock-down procedure for clubs to adopt and adapt. While this is most certainly a policy we hope no one ever needs to put into action, it is vital to be prepared. This policy … Read More

Industry Updates – March 2019

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Upcoming Employment Law ChangesIn 2018 the Government passed two bills relating to employment law which come into force in 2019. The changes are mostly focussed on enhancing employee and union rights. As a result, in 2019 you will need to review your employment agreements, policies and practices to ensure they reflect these changes. Domestic violence – Victims’ Protection Act 2018 … Read More

Development Opportunities – March 2019

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Gymnastics Victoria Leading Clubs Conference 2019 This conference is an awesome opportunity to connect, learn and be inspired. Clubs from NZ have attended in the past and have found it an extremely valuable development opportunity. We are awaiting further information from Gymnastics Victoria and will share this once it is available. When: Monday 22nd – Tuesday 23rd July Where: Victoria … Read More

Clubland Industry Updates – Term 4, 2018

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Health & Safety Health & Safety continues to be (and will remain) a key area of focus for clubs. Conversations with Centre Managers and Committees in Clubs around the country have shown that there are still many who are overwhelmed by what they need to do and don’t know where to start. The key thing is to make a start … Read More

Education Update – Term 4, 2018

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Practical Coaching Hours and migration of coach/judge qualifications At the end of each year, Gymnastics New Zealand collects practical coaching hours from clubs. This information has previously been collected on excel spreadsheets. As we roll out our new database, there will be changes to this process. Through the Club Portal, clubs will be able to input coaching hours directly to … Read More

One50 Group Joins the Gymnastics Family

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We are excited to announce our new financial services partner, One50Group. One50 Group is a Professional Financial services company who assist their clients to build wealth, make investments, repay debt as rapidly as possible and review and cover financial risks. The Group has a team of specialists to ensure their clients are getting the best advice across each area of their … Read More

New National Database

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Clubs will now be well underway using the new club and class management system, Friendly Manager and over the coming months start to become familiar with the functions and portals of the National Database. It is a good time to consider the impact and opportunities that this new IT platform will provide. The database project has been several years in planning … Read More