Online Gambling Consultation

Online Gambling in New Zealand: Public Discussion Document

The Government is interested in knowing what is important to you when it comes to regulating online gambling in New Zealand.

We would also like to know more about how online gambling is affecting the lives of New Zealanders.

The current Gambling Act is from 2003. Back then, internet technology was still developing. Law makers couldn’t have foreseen the way that gambling would develop online 16 years on.

We need to update our laws for today’s digital world and future-proof them as much as possible.

How do I have my say?

Here is link to the submission form:

Fill and submit by Monday 30 September 2019 to:

or mail to:

Online Gambling Team
Department of Internal Affairs
PO Box 805
Wellington 6140

Here are some documents that may inform your submission

In other languages:

Submissions close Monday 30 September 2019

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