The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua | Department of Internal Affairs

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Resource material › Information We Provide › Casino and Non-Casino Gaming

  • Casinos: The Gambling Compliance Group is committed to ensuring gambling in casinos is fair, honest, lawful, and remains free from criminal influence or exploitation.
  • Classes of Gambling: The Gambling Act 2003 classifies gambling based on the amount of money spent and the risk of problem gambling associated with an activity.
  • Forms: Gambling licence application and information forms.
  • Gambling: An overview of gambling services provided by the Gambling Compliance Group, including a summary of the role of other Government agencies.
  • Gambling Policy: The policy group provides advice to the Minister of Internal Affairs on gambling issues.
  • Gambling Statistics: Information including gaming machine expenditure; society, venue and gaming machine numbers, gaming machine profits data, and key trends.
  • Infringement Notices: Information about the infringement notice process, paying infringement fees, and requests for review or complaints.
  • Problem Gambling: About problem gambling, who to contact, working with industry, pamphlets and signs for pubs, clubs and casinos.
  • Prohibited Gambling: This page lists forms of gambling that are specifically prohibited under the Gambling Act 2003.
  • Related Links: Links to relevant websites, useful information for clubs, research publications, and problem gambling contacts.

See also: Research and Reports

*Note: This information does not include all gaming machine societies. Only those gaming machine societies which invite grant applications from the public are listed. Clubs operating gaming machines generally do not make grants to the public. Instead, they use gaming machine funds for club purposes which are authorised purposes under the Gaming and Lotteries Act. If you require statistical information about all gaming machine societies, check the statistics pages on this website, or email your request to the Gambling Group.