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Racing Industry Transition Agency 

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) was appointed by Racing Minister Rt. Hon. Winston Peters on 1 July 2019 to enable the urgent changes required to drive the racing industry toward a financially sustainable future.

Through the Racing Reform Act, RITA has a legislative mandate to manage the changes needed to revitalise the racing industry and carry out the day to day functions of the TAB and Trackside.

Latest News

24 March 2020

All of us can identify with a certain day or event in their lives that they can relate to as life changing. It’s not a term that is used lightly and in my life, bar meeting my best…

24 March 2020

The TAB and New Zealand Racing are taking steps to close retail outlets and temporarily suspend all racing following the announcement that New Zealand would move to Alert Level 4 of the…

21 March 2020

The TAB is taking steps in response to new measures to tackle COVID-19 announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today. Information on the Alert Levels can be found at…

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The TAB runs all betting on racing and sport in New Zealand.

TAB Trackside

TAB Trackside is available on SKY Digital and broadcasts racing and race wagering focused programming.