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5 Aug 2017
This report examines the factors affecting spending on Class 4 Gaming machines. In particular, it seeks to explain the apparent upturn in expenditure that started around the end of 2013. Before then, there had been a steady decrease in expenditure that resulted from provisions in the Gambling Act 2003.
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Defence, International Relations, Law & Justice, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Policy, Public Service
This report summarises the results of the Department of Internal Affairs’ (the Department) 2014 survey of its reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering & Countering the Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) and explains the methodology behind the survey. The Act took effect in July 2013 and it was important to gauge the level of awareness across the sector over various...
Topics: Evaluation, Advocacy, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Not for profit, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Local Government, Policy
The philosophy underpinning community-led development is one of community empowerment. It is illustrated by broad community engagement to identify shared issues and concerns to generate local solutions. The community-led development approach focusses on communities as a whole, rather than on specific programmes or activities. The principles of community-led development shift the focus away...
Our annual survey of stakeholders in the gambling sector was carried out in July 2015. We aimed to capture a wider range of perspectives than in previous surveys by including some additional individuals and stakeholder groups. A good response rate was achieved (50%).
Topics: Research, Not for profit, Law & Justice, Victims, Poverty & Child Poverty, Education & Training, Policy, Gambling
Preventing and minimising the harm associated with problem gambling is a key element of the regulatory framework for gambling. Much of the intervention in this area is focused on identifying individuals who are problem gamblers or at risk of becoming a problem gambler. Accordingly casino and class 4 operators are required to develop and implement policies for identifying problem gamblers at...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Policy, Public Service, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology
Life is about events, not services. When customers contact government they do so in order to achieve an outcome greater than the agency’s own. But often services reflect agency priorities and silos, rather than customers’ needs and circumstances. As we move to a digital by default model of service provision we need to place customers at the centre of service design and delivery. This research...
The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is responsible for the regulation of gambling in New Zealand so that it is safe, fair, legal and honest. Stakeholders in gambling regulation comprise a diverse range of organisations and individuals. As a responsible regulator, DIA is interested in understanding stakeholder views on their experience engaging and communicating with DIA in relation to...
Topics: Research, Philanthropy, Voluntary & Community, Law & Justice, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Gambling, Mental Health, Arts and Culture, Quality of Life
Gaming machine societies in the Class 4 gaming sector are responsible for distributing the Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP) generated from their machines. The Department’s analysis shows that in 2012, a total of $64.1 million was extracted by Class 4 non-club societies in the selected area. The return through gaming grants during this period totalled $8.93 million.4 This report outlines...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Not for profit, Philanthropy, Voluntary & Community, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth
This survey continues the series of Trust and Confidence surveys conducted biennially for Charities Services New Zealand (previously the Charities Commission). The previous studies referenced in this report were in 2008, 2010, and 2012. As in 2012, the 2014 survey looks at: the current state of public trust and confidence in the charitable sector; the critical factors...
Topics: Research, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Voluntary & Community, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Policy, Gambling
The purpose of this report is to advise on the results of the ‘Applying for grants from Gambling (‘pokies’) Societies 2013’ Survey (the survey). This constitutes the environmental scan of the community for the ‘GMP vs. Grants in Manukau City’ project (the project). The intent of the survey was to gauge what the gaming machine funding environment is like for community and charity organisations...
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