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Gambling Helpline - Debt

Mental Health & Addictions Service


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


Gambling Debt Helpline 0800 654 658

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Online / e-mental health


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral


Our experienced financial counsellors are trained to work with you around gambling problems and gambling debt. We provide specialist gambling debt crisis counselling for gamblers, their partners, family and others.

Our practical programmes include:

  • How to do your own budget
  • Debt information
  • Safe ways of communicating with your creditors
  • How to set up a self-monitoring banking system
  • Who to contact about legal obligations and rights

At your request we can also connect you, where possible, to local:

  • Face-to-face gambling counselling
  • Budget services
  • Total money management services
  • Community services for benefits, legal and consumer issues


The Gambling Helpline is part of The National Telehealth Service.


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sunmidnight – midnight

24 hours / 7 days a week

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..


Free of charge.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 10:33AM on June 12, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Gambling Helpline - Debt.