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Gambling and Sport Betting Policy

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These policies are part of Sport NZ’s overall commitment to safeguarding people involved in play, active recreation and sport. They will be supplemented with further guidance, templates, knowledge-sharing and training to support national, regional and community organisations.

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The purpose of this policy is to give clear guidance on:

  • what is sport betting
  • what is gambling
  • the rules for sport betting and gambling in Aotearoa New Zealand.

It aims to:

  • support people to follow the rules
  • support and protect clubs/organisations when running fundraising activities involving gambling.

Included in this section:

  • Gambling and Sport Betting Policy

The suite of policies includes:

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