The Gambling Helpline is the national freephone for ongoing motivational support, referral and information service for gambling problems. Call 0800 654 655 for more information.
The Ministry of Health is approaching the problem gambling issue through both public health (primary prevention) and treatment (secondary and tertiary prevention) services. See their website for more details.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand provides free counselling and support to individuals and families adversely affected by gambling.
REGULATION & COMPLIANCE
The Department of Internal Affairs is the regulatory body responsible for governing the operation of all Class 4 (gaming machine) gambling societies.
The Charities Commission provides advice, training material and promotes best practice to organisations operating as charities.