The Dunes Golf Club

Community Club

The Dunes Community Club exists for the betterment of services and enjoyment available to the local community and Matarangi and surrounding settlements visitors. The Club provides a supportive, inclusive and informative environment for all Members of the Club and any other clubs and organisations (e.g. lawn bowling club), which may base their activities at the Dunes Club House.

Local community is invited to submit recommendations for formation of interest clubs and actively be involved in running their particular clubs. Please email: club@thedunesmatarangi.com

Membership Description

  • The Adult membership category is defined as a single parent plus children under the age of 18 (if any).
  • Family membership category is defined as 2 adults plus children under the age of 18 (if any).
  • Members of The Dunes Golf Club automatically become Members of The Dunes Community Club, entitled to all the voting rights and Club benefits. Partners of The Dunes Golf Club Members are welcome to join as Adult or Family members.
  • Individual members of any other clubs (e.g. lawn bowling club) which base their activities at the Club House and the associated facilities are not entitled to any of the benefits listed below (unless a separate agreement is reached between such clubs and The Dunes Club Committee. Individual members of such clubs are welcome to join as Adult or Family members.
  • Membership fees:
    • Adult $80.00 per annum;
    • Family $110.00 per annum.

Membership Rules

The Club Members:

  • Welcome visitors and introduce them to other Club members
  • Are respectful of other club members, staff and visitors
  • Show respect for shared areas and items (e.g. artwork, furniture)
  • Comply with all appropriate instructions from the staff
  • Comply with the required dress code (smart casual works for most occasions)
  • Are responsible for the actions and behaviour of their guests and their children. Children are welcome. Parents/guardians are required to observe and supervise their children at all times.
  • Ensure that any actions (e.g. use of mobile devices) or behaviours do not disturb other members/visitors
  • Offer assistance if/when required
  • Speak with kindness and caution
  • Say “Thank You”.

Member Benefits

  • Members must be able to produce their membership card to be eligible for any benefits.
  • Casual guests are not entitled to any of the benefits listed below.
  • Key benefits:
    • Focus on club activities in wintertime (April – October);
    • The Club fees contribute to the upkeep and sustainability of the Club House and the associated facilities;
    • Club nights (may include something like bingo, bowls, guest speakers); Free access to the bowling green facilities (subject to confirmed booking of the green through The Dunes Manager).
    • Club Night lotteries, jackpot draw and door draw;
    • Early bird announcements and bookings for special Club events (e.g. guest speakers, set menu nights, Master Chef events);
    • Organised family activities using the golf course (as permitted by and coordinated with The Dunes Golf Committee): focus on children, say 3-4 times a year (e.g. outdoor treasure hunt);
    • Enjoy Sky sport (e.g. Cricket, All Black games, Super Rugby, NRL) with a group of friends, in a friendly and pleasant environment;
    • Beverage & meal discounts: 10% (this benefit is expected to be available from 1st July 2020)
    • Meal discounts do not apply to set menu/special price meals;
    • Discounts apply as long as the member pays the whole bill. If the bill is split, only those who are current Members can get discount on their share;

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Dunes Golf Club members are automatically members of the Dunes Community Club and do not need to apply for membership.
We expect membership cards will be available for collection at the golf shop from 1st July 2020.
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Application Notes

  • NO PAYMENT ON APPLICATION. Once membership application is accepted, the Applicant will be invoiced for period starting at the date of application being accepted to 30th June 2021 (part year membership will be prorated on monthly basis).
  • The personal information provided in this form will be used to process the membership application and for any subsequent communications with the club members regarding the Club activities and events.
  • The Club is in its formation stage. This means that in the first few months of Club existence not all the expected benefits may be available, or the initial benefits may change without notice.
  • The Dunes Management and the Committee reserve the right to accept or reject any membership application, at their own discretion.

Interim Committee

Represents all members of the Club and is selected from the current paid-up members of The Dunes Community Club (the Interim Committee will call the first AGM and hold committee elections in September 2020).

The Interim Committee Members are:

  • Bev Gwyn
  • Chelsea Docking
  • John Hackett
  • Marie Murphy
  • Nicky Fanning
  • Raewyn Williams
  • Robin Fleming
  • Shirley Muellers
  • Simon Hill (Manager)
  • Tadek Gawor (Chair)

All email communications should go to club@thedunesmatarangi.com

The Committee decisions, as related to the use of the Club House and the associated facilities, apply to the current members of the Club and any other clubs wishing to base their activities at the Dunes Club House.

Works to enhance the experience of using the Club House facilities and actively supports the Matarangi Golf and Country Club Management, the Dunes Golf Club Committee and any other clubs, organisations or committees using the Club House facilities.

Develops and widely disseminates an annual Activity Programme in conjunction with the Dunes Management, the Dunes Golf Club Committee and any other clubs, organisations or committees using the Club House facilities.

Ensures that all the Club members are informed in a timely fashion of anything that could affect their enjoyment of the Dunes Club House (e.g. communication of any unexpected changes related to their specific Programmes).

Supports and encourages new membership by providing a welcoming and pleasant environment.

Resolves any scheduling conflicts amongst various clubs.

You can also view The Dunes Community Club Committee Charter V8