Kōrero: Gambling

Opposing off-course betting

In March 1949 the government held a referendum on whether off-course totalisator betting should be legalised. This pamphlet was distributed by those opposed to the move and highlighted perceived evils of the proposal. However, proponents won the referendum and the Totalisator Agency Board (TAB) opened the first off-course betting shops in 1951.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-LOTTERY-1949-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Gambling - Opponents and social impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/39451/opposing-off-course-betting (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā David Grant, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013