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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

03 June 2020

Racing Minister for Racing Winston Peters today announced that the terms for the directors of the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) have been extended to 30 June 2021.


26 May 2020

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) today (Tuesday, 26 May) confirmed changes it was taking in response to the impact of COVID-19, including a reduction of 230 roles,…

15 May 2020

Consultation with the racing industry on a revised racing calendar from August 2020 to July 2021, which reflects the significant impact of Covid-19 on domestic racing and the critical…

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