About Us - Governance
The Association is an incorporated society formed under the Societies Act 1908 and is governed by a formal Constitution (rules) Click To View Consitution. The Constitution may only be amended or Rules changed by approval of Members in General Meeting held in accordance with the Rules.
The Constitution provides for:
A National Executive Board of six delegates of Ordinary Members, four of whom are appointed by Regional Branches (see below) and 2 of whom are elected by Members in General Meeting.
Up to six Regional Branches which shall convene local meetings of Members a minimum of four times per year. There are currently four such Branches established:-
Auckland/North Harbour (including Northland)
Waikato/Bay of Plenty
Central (including the greater Wellington Area, Manawatu, Wairarapa, Hawkes Bay and Taranaki)
South Island (including Nelson Marlborough, Canterbury & Otago)
The National Executive Board meets three to four times annually, typically rotating meeting locations in major centres and undertakes, on a voluntary basis, management of the affairs of the Association through an Executive Officer.
a website for members and prospective members,
liaisons with kindred organisations such as Club Managers Association of America ( CMAA), Golf Management Australia (GMA),New Zealand Golf Inc., New Zealand Golf Industry Council and the NZ Sports Turf Institute.
promoting educational programmes for members by way of running CMAA BMI courses in New Zealand
making available the CMA sponsored Club Benchmarking tool to NZ Golf Clubs
and other special projects for the betterment of the organisation and its membership.