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As part of the Review, the Department has commissioned a number of research projects. These will be available here as they are completed.

Gaming Review Submissions: Synopsis and Analysis

A Synopsis and Analysis of the submissions to the Gaming Review has been undertaken by the National Research Bureau (NRB). The summary of the findings is attached below as a .pdf file. This summary is approximately 20 pages long. Copies of individual submissions may be obtained from the Department of Internal Affairs:

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Below are two appendices to the Synopsis. The first lists all of the points made in the submissions, and the second takes the form of tables that indicate how frequently these points were made.

Copies of the submissions are now available here: Gaming Act Review Submissions

{<h2>Consumer Law and Gambling in New Zealand</h2>]Below are the findings of research into Consumer Law and Gambling in New Zealand, a 34 page document in pdf format. This was commissioned by the Department of Internal Affairs to provide background information for the policy development process. The report was written by Rae Nield, barrister and solicitor, a specialist in marketing law. It does not necessarily represent the views of the Department.