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Trusts support the Tour of Southland


Source: GMANZ

Gaming Trusts are supporting NZ’s premier multi-stage cycling event the SBS Bank Tour of Southland. 2022 sees the 66th time the event has run with the first held in September 1956. The Tour plays a significant role in the development of NZ’s cycling talent and provides local riders with an opportunity to experience high quality team racing. 

In 2022 over 100 riders from 20 teams will compete supported by 150 officials. Spectators line the streets to watch the cycle racing as it takes place over 7 days in Southland.

Photo credit Studio Jubb/Tour of Southland

ILT Foundation

ILT Foundation are an Invercargill based non-profit Foundation started in 2016, distributing grants to the community of Invercargill from the proceeds of gaming machines operated in Invercargill Licensing Trust hotels and taverns situated within the city of Invercargill, New Zealand.

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The Lion Foundation (2008)

The Lion Foundation is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected Charitable Trusts.  Since 1988 they have returned over $850 million back to the community, supporting thousands of good causes all around New Zealand.

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Aotearoa Gaming Trust

The Aotearoa Gaming Trust have a policy to returning 95% of available proceeds to the community in which they were raised. The remaining 5% of proceeds are distributed to purposes that benefit wider regional communities or purposes that benefit all New Zealanders.

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New Zealand Community Trust

Established in 1998, NZCT is New Zealand's largest gaming trust with 16% of market share. NZCT plays a significant role within the New Zealand amateur sporting fraternity. At least 80 percent of the funds they distribute go towards amateur sport. While sport is their focus, they are also a strong supporter of other worthy community activities, including local government projects and essential rescue services like Life Flight Trust and Coastguard NZ.

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