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    Rules crackdown on pokies isn't enough- review all gambling, public health group says

    Māori adults are five times more likely to become problem gamblers than other New Zealanders.

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    Government could fix gambling but won't

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    Pokie operators 'misleading' government on reforms

    Claims only a tiny percentage of the country affected by problem gambling are being rubbished as "narrow and misleading".

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    Gambling harm to Māori and Pasifika part of Health Ministry review

    The ministry which is calling for submissions on a draft Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm is holding a series of online public consultation meetings, including hui for Māori and Pasifika.

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    Gambling businesses continue but no provider to help whānau

    A former employee has broken her silence after the only gambling harm service provider in Gisborne was terminated by the Ministry of Health, raising concerns around the decision to prevent the service from intercepting local businesses taking millions of dollars from whānau.   

  6. Video for Losing half million dollars as Skycity push for more pokies machines
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    Losing half million dollars as Skycity push for more pokies machines

    Māori man breaks his silence subjected to a 25 year gambling addiction. Now, he speaks out against Skycity Casino in Hamilton at the second hearing that sees the company push for more pokies machines.

  7. Video for Skycity gambling hidden agendas claims Māori health provider
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    Skycity gambling hidden agendas claims Māori health provider

    A Māori health provider claims that Skycity Hamilton is trying to keep the public Hearing Panel in the dark, pushing for more pokies machines. Meanwhile, a livestream to the public would have helped address the impacts of gambling addiction among vulnerable Māori.​​​​​​​

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    Putting a lid on gambling venues

    The Gisborne District Council are proposing new changes to the region's gambling venue policy, in an attempt to minimise the harm caused by problem gambling.

  9. Video for Using sport to promote gambling - Is it harming whānau?
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    Using sport to promote gambling- Is it harming whānau?

    Are sporting codes who align with the gambling industry to promote their kaupapa harming our whānau? 

  10. Video for Calling for a pokie-free Tairāwhiti
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    Calling for a pokie-free Tairāwhiti

    Elizabeth Crawford, chairperson of Kapai Kaiti in Gisborne, wants to rid Tairawhiti of pokie machines because of the harm they inflict on Māori whānau.  This follows the closure of problem-gambling service Te Ara Tika which Crawford says leaves people with gambling problems without support.

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