Squash New Zealand affiliates to the Oceania and World Squash Federations and so takes its place as a paid-up member of the world squash community. In doing so, it secures for its own members access to all the international playing opportunities, the worldwide marketing of the game of squash, and the latest technical information about the rules of the game, court construction and design, ball technologies etc. For Squash New Zealand, affiliation is the means of "belonging" and being able to operate within a global strategy.
Wtihin New Zealand, there are just over 200 affiliated clubs and 11 affiliated district associations.
For squash clubs who are considering reaffiliating with squash clubs, there is a reaffiliation grant available (with criteria). Please Contact Us if you would like further information on this.
Direct Benefits of Affiliation
Indirect Benefits of Affiliation
There are several direct benefits which accrue immediately to clubs and their individual members.
There are other less direct (but never-the-less worthwhile) benefits which arise from affiliation
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Squash New Zealand is funded by
Squash NZ maintains an office in Auckland, employs five staff and engages contractors to provide accounting and IT development services. Essentially, the National Office is responsible for servicing the needs of players, clubs, districts, sponsors, media, and other stakeholders in the game. Administration consumes about 33% of Squash NZ's income.
Apart from the overheads in carrying out the responsibilities listed above, the other major costs for Squash NZ include:
Below is a pie graph which shows how each SEM levy of $30.95 that we collect was spent in the financial period 2010-2011.