Here we go ladies and gentlemen… all entries are now in, catalogued, and awaiting the attention of the judges tomorrow. We were briefly over 400 entries, but courier incompetence (once again, our least reliable courier seems to be PBT), NZ Post failure, and a few late scratches due to infections and ass-not-in-gear-ness means we have [...]
After a lot of mucking about on my part (for which I humbly apologise) and the fact that most of you already know anyway, I’m officially announcing the SOBA NHC 2012. Head on over to the not-quite-done-yet-but-pretty-sexy website where you can log in using your SOBA login (if you’re a member – that’s the one [...]
SOBA’s Annual General Meeting was held at 10am on Saturday the 18th of August at the Fork and Brewer, 14 Bond Street, Wellington. Minutes are available here.
This content was emailed to all members – if you did not receive it, either your address is incorrect in our database, or your mailserver refuses our emails Hello members, It’s nearly that time of year again – AGM time! I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly, but time has been sneaking forward while [...]
Many of you have probably seen the flashy new Craft Beer Capital website. Leaving aside the history of the name, and SOBA’s stance on defining such things, this SOBA member feels that it is a fairly impressive and very useful piece of work, showcasing the many excellent bars and bottle shops around Wellington where great [...]
This is a new section of the SOBA website, designed to let our members know what goes on behind the scenes at the national executive committee meetings. It’s a nice medium between publishing the minutes to all and providing no information. Why not just publish the minutes? Often, things are discussed in the confidence of [...]
Since last year’s AGM, the SOBA committee has been very focused on building better systems. As the society grows, we’re finding more and more challenges involved in staying on top of our membership base. We had started with a small and servicable spreadsheet when we numbered less than 50 members. Nowadays, with membership in the [...]
SOBA Nelson would like to invite all SOBA members to join them in their second annual “weekend away” during Labour Weekend in October. Details as follows: Nelson Region 2nd SOBA Weekend 19th to 22nd October 2012 Programme. 8pm Friday 19th. Meet at the Free House, Colllingwood St Nelson 10am Saturday 20th. Depart from outside the [...]