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Spreading The Message About Gambling Harm

Friday, 1 September 2017, 12:02 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

Next week is Gambling Harm Awareness Week with events and activities taking place around the country from 4-10 September. More >>

Gambling Harm Awareness Week in Lower Hutt

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 2:28 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

Pubs and clubs in Lower Hutt to ‘pause the pokies’ for Gambling Harm Awareness Week More >>

Councils urged to stop using funding from pokies

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:11 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

The Problem Gambling Foundation is calling on all territorial local authorities to follow the lead of Hamilton City Council which voted 8-3 to stop using money from pokies to fund projects. More >>

NZ research shows link between gambling and family violence

Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:00 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

Recent New Zealand research shows that family violence and abuse is common in people seeking help for their own or for someone else’s gambling. More >>

Free Otara event will raise awareness of harmful gambling

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 5:11 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

A free community event themed United Communities Celebrating Healthy Families is being held on Saturday 10 September at the Otara Town Centre from 10 am until 2 pm. More >>

Free community day kicks off Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 4:28 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

A free community day is being held on Saturday 3 September at Linwood Avenue Primary School from 10 am – 2 pm, to kick off Gambling Harm Awareness Week for 2016. More >>

Wellington festival kicks off Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Friday, 26 August 2016, 11:11 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

A free community festival is being held on Saturday 3 September on Cuba Mall from 11am – 3pm, kicking off Gambling Harm Awareness Week for 2016. More >>

Is It Right? to fund community groups from pokies

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 11:53 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

A new campaign is asking people #Is It Right? to fund community groups from pokies when they cause so much harm. The #Is It Right? campaign has been launched by the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) to encourage people to have their ... More >>

Problem Gambling Foundation CEO resigns

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 2:56 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

Problem Gambling Foundation CEO resigns After eight and a half years at the helm Graeme Ramsey will step down as CEO of the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) in January. “This has been a momentous but also deeply satisfying role. It has been an honour ... More >>

Film helps to break down stigma around gambling

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:08 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

‘Gambling harm can happen to anyone’ is just one of the messages the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) hopes people will take away from the New Zealand premiere of Broke the movie. More >>

International line-up at the Gambling Conference

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:12 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

International line-up at the 6th International Gambling Conference An impressive line-up of international and local speakers will feature at the 6th International Gambling Conference, being held at the Sir Paul Reeves Building at the Auckland University ... More >>

Long wait worth it for Problem Gambling Foundation

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:26 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

The Problem Gambling Foundation is delighted with the outcome of the Judicial Review and relieved the process is over after a long period of uncertainty for staff and clients. Communications Director, Andree Froude, says while the wheels of justice ... More >>

PGFNZ wins in court

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 4:16 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

We are very pleased to advise that today we have received notification that the Judge has ruled in our favour. More >>

SkyCity still holds winning hand

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 4:22 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

SkyCity still holds winning hand despite having to pay more for Convention Centre The Problem Gambling Foundation says it is not surprising SkyCity was prepared to put more money into the Convention Centre considering the Casino has been granted ... More >>

United Communities Celebrate Healthy Families

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:34 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

A free community event themed United Communities Celebrate Healthy Families is being held on Saturday 27 September at the Dream Centre in Manukau from 10 am until 2 pm. The event will celebrate Gamblefree Day and is hosted by the Problem Gambling Foundation ... More >>

Gamblefree Day 1 September

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:54 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

It's Gamblefree Day this Monday 1 September, the national awareness day for problem gambling in New Zealand. While traditionally celebrated on the first day of September, many events and activities are held both before and after this day to raise awareness ... More >>

Statement on Ministry of Health contracts

Friday, 21 March 2014, 9:38 am | Problem Gambling Foundation

The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand can confirm that the Ministry of Health has informed us it will not be contracting with PGF for the bulk of current services after June 30. More >>

Leading speakers at International Gambling Conference 2014

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 3:23 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

The 5th International Gambling Conference is being held from 19 to 21 February at the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT University’s brand new City Campus Conference Centre. More >>

Pokie-free and proud of it campaign

Friday, 22 November 2013, 12:30 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

"After more than 15 years in the industry, I can honestly say, that being a 'pokie-free' bar is the only way I would have it”. More >>

Foundation calling for immediate closure of SkyCity Diamond

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 12:37 pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

The Problem Gambling Foundation is calling for the immediate closure of SkyCity’s Diamond Lounge smoking area after a High Court Judge ruled that the area must be reconsidered to ensure it complies with the Smoke-free Environments Act More >>

 

 

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