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New Zealand is setting a record today

Wednesday, 22 April 2009, 9:55 am | Problem Gambling Committee

  NEWS RELEASE: TUESDAY 21 APRIL 2009   New Zealand is setting a record - 24 hours to get it over the line   New Zealand will be the home of a new world record at Midday, Wednesday 22 April, 2009.   Supporting the Problem Gambling Foundation, ... More >>

Reminder of the link between neglect and Gambling

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 2:36 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

Nia Glassie's mother Lisa Kuka was found guilty of manslaughter in the High Court in Rotorua. More >>

Casinos Challenged to Return Benefits of Crime

Wednesday, 23 April 2008, 11:15 am | Problem Gambling Committee

The Problem Gambling Foundation is challenging Skycity to return stolen money spent at their casino. More >>

Rejection of Pokies a victory for Glenorchy

Thursday, 28 February 2008, 10:16 am | Problem Gambling Committee

The decision to keep Glenorchy free of pokie machines is a victory for local democracy says the Problem Gambling Foundation. More >>

Online gambling plan dangerous

Thursday, 16 August 2007, 10:05 am | Problem Gambling Committee

August 15, 2007 Online gambling plan dangerous The Lotteries Commission should not be allowed to make online sales unless they can prove this will not lead to an increase in gambling harm says the Problem Gambling Foundation. CEO, John Stansfield, says ... More >>

Gambling Act review an opportunity

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 12:46 am | Problem Gambling Committee

Gambling Act review an opportunity A review of the Gambling Act provides a great opportunity for all politicians to work together to protect the public says the Problem Gambling Foundation. "It is time for a co-operative approach to developing legislation ... More >>

Time to crackdown on casinos

Friday, 27 July 2007, 12:17 am | Problem Gambling Committee

Its time for a crackdown on crime at casinos and pokie bars says the Problem Gambling Foundation. More >>

Reducing casino security staff a worry

Friday, 29 June 2007, 10:38 am | Problem Gambling Committee

June 29, 2007 Reducing casino security staff a worry Reports that Skycity is reducing the number of security staff at casinos at a time when serious public safety issues are being raised are a worry says the Problem Gambling Foundation. CEO John Stansfield ... More >>

Problem Gambling on the Increase

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 10:15 am | Problem Gambling Committee

Problem Gambling on the Increase The numbers of people seeking help from the Problem Gambling Foundation is almost double that of 12 months ago. Problem Gambling Foundation CEO, John Stansfield, says that 150 new people used the service in March this year ... More >>

Asian Team Marks Launch of Gambling Campaign

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 10:29 am | Problem Gambling Committee

Asian Team Marks Launch of Problem Gambling Campaign A performance by a Korean cultural group will open an event to mark the launch of a campaign to prevent problem gambling at the Fickling Centre in Mt Roskill at 2pm on Friday. The event organized by the ... More >>

Wharf causes more problems than its worth

Thursday, 14 December 2006, 9:38 am | Problem Gambling Committee

“Queenstown residents must be questioning the value of having casinos in their community,” says John Stansfield, CEO of the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF). More >>

Papakura wins with pokie licence suspension

Thursday, 14 December 2006, 9:31 am | Problem Gambling Committee

“The Gambling Commission is to be commended for closing down the Whitehouse Tavern. However, it is very disappointing that it is not for longer,” says Kataraina Tuhaka, South Auckland community worker for the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand ... More >>

Gamblers may miss out

Friday, 17 November 2006, 3:26 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

Debbie Edwards from SkyCity called for a 25% reduction in funding available for problem gambling treatment providers in a hearing before the Gambling Commission this morning. More >>

Increased violence in gambling-related crime

Tuesday, 21 June 2005, 4:39 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

"Gambling-related crime has become more violent and involves greater amounts of money," says John Stansfield, CEO of the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF). More >>

Report voices service providers' concerns

Wednesday, 22 September 2004, 1:17 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand congratulates the Gambling Commission on the publication of a first-class report in which all voices have been heard and recorded. More >>

National Day of Action proposed

Thursday, 2 September 2004, 3:03 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

A national day of action to raise awareness on problem gambling in New Zealand has been proposed by delegates at the CommUnity Action on Gambling Conference, held in Hamilton August 30 to 1st September, 2004. More >>

Internal Affairs issues warning over gambling

Friday, 20 August 2004, 9:45 am | Problem Gambling Committee

The Department of Internal Affairs today issued a press release on the issue of text competitions which are aimed at young people - and whether they breach the Gambling Act. More >>

One in 120 Kiwis Have Been Counselled for Gambling

Monday, 10 May 2004, 2:20 pm | Problem Gambling Committee

The number of people seeking help from problem gambling counselling services in 2003 continued the growth trend of previous years, according to national statistics published by The Problem Gambling Committee. The statistics also show that the total pool of ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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