New Zealand gambling referendum, 1949
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A referendum on gambling was held in New Zealand on 9 March 1949. Voters were asked whether off-course betting on horse races should be allowed. It was approved, with 68% in favour. Voter turnout was 54.3%. The referendum was held in conjunction with the New Zealand licensing hours referendum, 1949.
|Source: Nohlen et al.|
- Nohlen, D, Grotz, F & Hartmann, C (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p722 ISBN 0-19-924959-8