The information provided on this website is to be used for informational/educational purposes only. It should not be used as a substitute for seeking professional care. While every care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this website, users are reminded that Gambling Helpline Limited cannot accept any liability for any errors or omissions or damages resulting from reliance on the information contained herein.


Copyright © 2004 Gambling Helpline Limited. Permission is granted for the information contained (except for exclusions listed below) to be copied, used and/or distributed under the following conditions only:

  • The source is acknowledged as the Gambling Helpline New Zealand
  • No fee is charged
  • It is used for educational purposes
  • No alterations are made to the selected material
  • Internet sites link to this site rather than copying files

Exclusions Graphical images including characters or logos/brands cannot be used for any purposes without the express written permission of the Gambling Helpline Limited.


Any personal information you disclose via any talking points or chat rooms hosted by the Gambling Helpline can be viewed by others. Any information that you send to us as part of an electronic website feedback form will be primarily used for internal purposes – it may be shared at the summary level with other parties at the discretion of the Gambling Helpline but only where it does not breach individual privacy. Any personal information you send to us by email will be treated as personal and private information by the Gambling Helpline Limited and its main funding agency (see below) unless it involves a life-threatening situation or you expressly request otherwise or unless by its nature the information could be reasonably considered to be public or where the Privacy Act 1993 (New Zealand) allows the information to be shared.

The Gambling Helpline is funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Health. From 1st July 2004, as part of the funding agreement, some client information is provided to this funder. This information sharing is subject to the relevant provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.