The Department of Internal Affairs
The Department of Internal Affairs ensures gambling is fair, legal and honest and contributes to community development by administering Lottery Grants, Community Grants Schemes, Grants Online and Trusts.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand was established in response to the growing need for crisis intervention and treatment for those affected by problem gambling in New Zealand. The Problem Gambling Foundation believes in empowering and encouraging clients by providing a range of free services designed to meet the needs of its clients with daytime and evening appointments. Qualified health professionals provide counselling services via confidential individual appointments for both gamblers and others affected by gambling.
Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health aims to ensure that the health and disability support system works for all New Zealanders. As principal advisor to the government on health and disability policy, the ministry leads and supports the sector to achieve better health for New Zealanders, including reduced inequalities, better participation and independence, trust and security.
Gambling Commission New Zealand
The Gambling Commission is an independent statutory decision-making body, established under the Gambling Act 2003. The commission hears casino licensing applications, and appeals on licensing and enforcement decisions made by the Secretary of Internal Affairs, in relation to gaming machines and other non-casino gambling activities.