Talk to Us

You can talk to our telephone counsellors for free any time on 0800 654 655, night
or day, or you can text us on 8006.

Gambling Helpline also offers four specialist services; Maori Gambling Helpline, Pasifika Gambling Helpline,
Debt Gambling Helpline, and Youth Gambling Helpline. 


Gambling in NZ

Find out more about gambling in New Zealand, including statistics, research, consumer information and upcoming conferences. 


Text Us on 8006

You have the choice of contacting Gambling Helpline any time, from anywhere, by free text message.
Clients can send us an anonymous free text message and receive a personalised response from our counsellors.  


Join Us

Connect with others affected by gambling on our forum.  The Gambling Helpline forum is anonymous and free to use. 


About Us



Gambling Helpline is the national freephone support service for people affected by gambling in Aotearoa.

Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour free service that you can call to receive immediate support, referral to another gambling support agency, or information services for gambling problems.






We're here to help if:

you are, or have been, gambling
you are concerned about someone else's gambling, or
you are interested in the impact gambling is having in New Zealand 

You can call us free, day or night, on 0800 654 655
or text us on 8006


Latest News

Gambling Helpline provides the freephone Helpline for the Government's Choice Not Chance Campaign.  Visit their website here


                      We can now speak with you in over 40 different languages.   Monday - Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 9am - 2pm.  Please ask us about Language Line when you call. 


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