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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

17 September 2019

Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) Chief Executive John Allen is stepping down from his role at the end of the year.

Mr Allen says the New Zealand Racing…

03 September 2019

Tarzino Trophy TAB Daffodil Raceday raised $40,000 for Hawke’s Bay cancer patients and their families, smashing the previous fundraising record of $36,000 set in 2018.

03 September 2019

It’s been just sixty days since the establishment of the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) and a timely opportunity to update on progress against the Reform Programme…

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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.