• UCSA Instagram Takeover

    Got an interesting club event coming up? Pitch it to the UCSA and you could be invited to do an Instagram stories takeover on @UCSA_nz! It’s a great way to promote your club and your event to our growing audience – over 5,000 Insta followers as of May ’21 (they’re…

  • Financial Statements

    In order to be able to run a club successfully, it’s important that you keep track of your finances. As you run your clubs are run for your members, the funds you have are actually held on trust for your members. You must therefore, report to your members on your…

  • Running Events at your Flat or Home

    We get it – running an event at your flat or home seems like a great way to run your event for cheap and provide a fun, unrestricted atmosphere. However it comes with a number of risks, all of which you should consider before going ahead. Know the law Other…

  • Alert Levels 3 & 4 Event Guidelines

    At Alert Levels 3 & 4 there are significant event restrictions. Events at Alert Level Three The New Zealand COVID-19 Alert Levels Published 05 June 2020 states: Gatherings of up to 10 people can continue, but only for: – wedding services – funerals and tangihanga. Physical distancing and public health…

  • Completing your grant reconciliation process

    So you’ve been awarded a grant application – fantastic! Here is how you go about completing your reconciliation. General Tips We need to be able to show every step of the process from the money leaving our bank account and being spent in the way specified in the grant application….

  • Alert Level 1 Event Guidelines

    At Alert Level 1, there are almost no event restrictions. Events are free to run as they were in the pre-COVID era, with some slight adjustments. The event industry as a whole has adopted the following code to keeping attendees safe at events in light of COVID-19. New Zealand Events…

  • Alcohol at your events

    Alcohol is regulated in NZ by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The object is to promote the safe and responsible sale, supply and consumption of alcohol and minimise the harm caused by inappropriate or excessive alcohol consumption. There are provision in the act that allow you to…

  • How to Invoice

    Anyone who receives income will ordinarily need to do this by raising an invoice for their customer to pay. Many of you will have your own accounting systems which can do this for you, but if you do not, you can use this guide. Invoicing Guide Download and open the…

  • Alert Level 2 Event Guidelines

    At Alert Level 2, any club running events has a strong responsibility to keep both themselves, the venue staff, and the attendees safe. Does this event meet the Alert Level 2 restrictions? The first question you should ask yourselves as clubs is whether your event can meet the restrictions. The…