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Dept Of Internal Affairs Lose At High Court On Pokies Relocations

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 12:15 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

There are too many pokies in Aotearoa New Zealand says Colin Bridle, Deputy Chair of Feed Families Not Pokies Aotearoa, but that could be about to change thanks to a landmark judgement at the High Court. “If a local authority has a sinking lid ... More >>

Does The Gambling Minister Know What She’s Doing?

Friday, 22 April 2022, 1:57 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

If the Minister of Internal Affairs genuinely wants to reduce gambling harm in Aotearoa, the proposals in a recently released discussion document won't do it. But is Jan Tinetti being insincere, or has she been misguided by her Department? David Hay, ... More >>

Gambling Act provides legal levers for control of pokies

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 1:48 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

Tokoroa’s Feed Families Not Pokies Incorporated Society says the Gambling Act already provides the legal means to regulate numbers of pokie machines in New Zealand, following calls from Local Government New Zealand for councils and communities to have more ... More >>

Auditor General asked to investigate Tokoroa’s pokie den

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 5:16 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

The Feed Families Not Pokies (FFNP) Incorporated Society has written to the Office of the Auditor General over its concerns about the process and decision-making of the South Waikato District Council in relation to a new 30 pokie machine venue opening ... More >>

Tokoroa group disappointed with Council decision

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 3:16 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

Tokoroa community group, ‘Feed Families Not Pokies’ is disappointed that the South Waikato District Council recently voted to keep its existing gambling policy despite the majority of submitters favouring a strengthened sinking lid policy on ... More >>

Appeal over renewal of alcohol licence for Tokoroa

Monday, 21 May 2018, 4:23 pm | Feed Families Not Pokies

Tokoroa’s ‘Feed Families Not Pokies Inc’ chairperson Colin Bridle, is appealing a decision made by the South Waikato District Council’s District Licensing Committee over the renewal of an alcohol license for Pockets 8 Ball Club Pool Lounge, at 42 ... More >>

Legal challenge to Tokoroa ‘mini casino’

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 11:14 am | Feed Families Not Pokies

A community group intends to take the government to court to stop a 30 machine pokie venue being created in Tokoroa. More >>




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