Resources

Gambling harm minimisation resources and information.

New Zealand Gambling Laws

The Department of Internal Affairs casino and non-casino gambling services help keep gambling in New Zealand fair and honest. The Gambling Group audits and investigates non-casino gaming activities, licenses all non-casino gaming and issues certificates of approval for casino employees. The casino inspectorate regulates all casino gaming activities.

For more information about New Zealand's gambling laws visit the Department of Internal Affairs website at the link below.

New Zealand Gambling Laws

Gambling Act 2003

The Gambling Act of 2003 can be found at the link below:

Gambling Act 2003

Racing Act 2003

Repealed 1 August 2020?

Racing Act 2003

The Problem Gambling Library

The Problem Gambling Library collects resources on all aspects of gambling and problem gambling.

The Problem Gambling Library

Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2019/20-2021/22

Since 1 July 2004, the Ministry of Health has been responsible for developing and implementing the ‘integrated problem gambling strategy focused on public health’ that is described in section 317 of the Gambling Act 2003.

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Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm: Practitioner’s Guide

The purpose of the Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm: Practitioner’s Guide (Practitioner’s Guide) is to:

  • clarify aspects of the service delivery for preventing and minimising gambling harm clinical interventions
  • detail the screening and clinical practice requirements for service providers.

The term ‘provider’ refers to organisations that have a preventing and minimising gambling harm (PMGH) intervention service contract with the Ministry of Health.

 

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