Regional Pokie stats | Tauanga-ā-rohe

PGF supports the need for the development of an effective and caring public health policy for the introduction, maintenance and regulation of gambling in New Zealand.
Money lost on pokies nationwide *
$939 M+

* excluding casinos ** pubs, clubs & TABs

Class 4 gambling venues **
1,080
Pokie machines nationwide
14,856+

PGF advocates the need to separate regulation from enforcement and policy, and the need for an independent commission.

Statistics for Class 4 electronic gaming machines (aka non-casino pokies) can be viewed or downloaded from the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) website This information includes the amount of money lost to pokies, how many pokies and venues are in the country, and more. The information is updated quarterly.

Various data sets

Showing how much money New Zealanders lost to pokies in each territorial authority, as well as information about pokie venues.

Gambling expenditure statistics

Get an overview of how much money New Zealanders lost to the four main types of gambling in New Zealand (racing/sports betting, lotteries, pokies, and casino games).

Territorial Local Authorities (TLAs)