Submissions on reducing pokies harm

The Department of Internal Affairs has proactively released submissions made on the reducing pokies harm consultation.

Redactions have been made consistent with the provisions of the Official Information Act 1982. The majority of redactions fall under Section 9(2)(a) – protecting the privacy of natural persons. All individual names, email addresses, physical addresses and phone numbers have been redacted. Generic organisation names, work email addresses and PO Box addresses have not been redacted. Other redactions refer to the relevant section of the Act. See also: Reducing pokie harm: Summary of submissions (PDF, 879KB)

List of organisational submitters (by name):

A - C | D -J | K - N | O - S | T - Y

Organisations A - C:

Submissions – A – C (PDF, 29MB)

This includes submissions from the following groups:

Advanced Gaming
Air Rescue and Community Services
Akarana Community Trust
Alexandra District Club
Aotearoa Gaming Trust
Arohanui Hospice
Ashburton Club and Mutual Society of Arts
Asian Family Services
Asthma and Respiratory
Atamira Platform Trust
Auckland University of Technology
Badminton Hutt Valley
Bays Club
Best care Whakapai Hauora Charitable Trust
Birkenhead RSA
BlueSky Community Trust Ltd
Bowls Manawatu
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch Casino Limited
Church in Progress MCC
Club Buller
Club Mount Maunganui grant recipients
Club Mount Maunganui
Club Waimea
Club Wairarapa
Clubs Hastings
Clubs New Zealand
Coeliac New Zealand Incorporated
Communities Against Alcohol Harm Inc
Community ad Public Health West Coast
Coms Systems Limited
Cromwell Town and Country Club

Organisations D - J:

Submissions – D – J (PDF, 23MB)

This includes submissions from the following groups:

D Sport
Dragon Community Trust Ltd
Dunedin City Council
Emerge Aotearoa Trust Group
Feed Families not Pokies
First Light Community Foundation Ltd
Four Winds Foundation
Franklin Club Inc
Gaming Labs International Australia
Gaming Machine Distributers
Gaming Technologies Association
Gisborne Cosmopolitan Club
Gisborne District Council
Glen Eden Bowling Club
Gaming Machine Association New Zealand
Gore District Memorial RSA
Grassroots Trust Limited
Greenhithe Riding for the Disabled Association
Gulf Harbour Yacht Club Inc
Hamilton City Council Staff
Hauraki District Council
Hibiscus Coast Community RSA
Homebuilders West Coast Trust
Hospitality New Zealand
Howick Club Inc
Huntington’s Disease Association
Hutt Valley Marist Softball Club
ILT Foundation
Invercargill Workingmen’s Club Inc
Island Bay Services Club Inc
Johnsonville Club Inc

Organisations K - N:

Submissions – K – N (PDF, 22.6MB)

This includes submissions from the following groups:

Kaiapoi Club Inc
Kamo Club Whangarei
Kiwi Gaming Foundation
Levin Cosmopolitan Club Inc
Lower Moutere
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Mangawhai Club
Mapu Maia
Matamata Club Inc
Mataura RSA
Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission
Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand
Milestone Foundation
Napier City Council
Nelson City Council
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
New Brighton Club
New Plymouth Club Inc
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services
New Zealand Medical Association
Next Payments NZ Limited
Ngunguru Sports and Recreation Club
North and South Trust
Northland Club Inc
NZ Riding for the Disabled
NZ360 (2015) Limited

Organisations O - S:

Submissions – O – S (PDF, 38MB)

This includes submissions from the following groups:

Oamaru Club Inc
Ohakune Club Inc
Ohinemuri Club Inc
Ohope Chartered Club
Ola Monu’ia Services
One Foundation
Ōpōtiki District Council
Otahuhu Club
Oxford Sports Trust Inc
Oxford Workingmens Club MSA
Paihia Ex Servicemen’s Association Inc
Papanui Club
Pegasus Health (Charitable) Limited
Pelorus Trust
Petone Workingmen’s Club
PGF Group
Pines Volleyball Club Nelson Inc
Piopio Cosmopolitan Club
Playcentre Aotearoa
PMGH Lived Experience Advisory Group
Porirua Club Inc
Pregnancy Help Auckland
Pub Charity Limited
Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Club
Rangiora RSA
Regional Public Health
Rotorua Citizens Club
Rotorua Club Inc
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association
RSA Gore
RSA Te Awamutu
Ruakaka Recreation Centre
Servico and QuickCount Ltd
South Island Hospitality Group
South Taranaki Club Inc
Sport Education, Community and Cultural Foundation
Sports Facilitators and Coaches Inc
St John National Office
Swanson Memorial RSA Inc

Organisations T - Y:

Submissions – T – Y (PDF, 38.6MB)

This includes submissions from the following groups:

TAB New Zealand
Taihape Neighbourhood Support Inc
Taita Cricket Club
Taradale Bowls Club
Taradale RSA
Tatuanui Tennis Club Inc – Morrinsville
Tauranga Citizens Club
Tauranga RSA Inc
Te Hiringa Hauora Health Promotion Agency
Te Rangihaeata Oranga Trust
Thames Workingmen’s Club
The Lion Foundation
The Loft
The Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club
The Richmond Club
The Royal New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
The Salvation Army Oasis
The Southland Otago Axemans Club
The Tokoroa and District Community Hospice
The Tokoroa Golf Club
The University of Sydney
Timaru Club Inc
Tokoroa Club Inc
Tokoroa Cosmopolitan Club Inc
Tug Littleton Preservation Club Society
Tui Ora Ltd
Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club
Waikanae Chartered Club – 8 Ball Adjunction
Waikanae Chartered Club – Goldies Adjunction
Waikanae Chartered Club
Waikanae Rugby Football Club
Waipa Workingmen’s Club
Wanganui Cosmopolitan Clubs
Wellington Russian Club
Whānau Āwhina Plunket
Whangamata RSA Inc
Woolston Club Inc

List of individual submitters:

(by date received – personal details removed)

1. Submissions received: 18 March – 26 April 2022 (PDF, 32MB)

2. Submissions received: 27 April – 13 May 2022 (PDF, 33.7MB)


Templated submission forms:

(personal details removed)

1. Club member submissions (PDF, 29MB)

2. Pub Charity Limited member submissions:

Pub Charity email - 1 (PDF, 29MB)
Pub Charity email - 2 (PDF, 21.5MB)
Pub Charity email - 3 (PDF, 20MB)
Pub Charity email - 4 (PDF, 38MB)
Pub Charity box - 1 (PDF, 35MB)
Pub Charity box - 2 (PDF, 24MB)
Pub Charity box - 3 (PDF, 30MB)
Pub Charity box - 4 (PDF, 30.5MB)
Pub Charity box - 5 (PDF, 37MB)
Pub Charity box - 6 (PDF, 21MB)
Pub Charity box - 7 (PDF, 33MB)
Pub Charity box - 8 (PDF, 20MB)
Pub Charity box - 9 (PDF, 33MB)

3. RSA member submissions (PDF, 4.3MB)