Events for Gambling Harm Awareness Week (3 - 9 September)
Pubs and clubs in Lower Hutt to ‘pause the pokies’ for Gambling Harm Awareness Week
Plus two screenings of "It's Not a Game"
Seven pubs and clubs in Lower Hutt have agreed to ‘pause the pokie’ machines for one hour in recognition of Gambling Harm Awareness Week, 4-10 September 2017.
The seven venues taking part in ‘Pause the Pokies’ are the Fitzroy Tavern, Wainuiomata Bowling Club, Te Aroha Pavilion, Naenae Bowling Club, Stokes Valley Cosmopolitan Club, Strike and Murphy’s Sports Bar at the Angus Inn.
As part of Gambling Harm Awareness Week there will be two screenings of the documentary ‘It’s Not a Game’ which looks into the lives of New Zealanders affected by harmful gambling.
If you would like to attend a screening, please click here and RSVP!
When: Tuesday 5 September at 7pm and Friday 8 September at 12.15pm
Where: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki Street, Wellington.
Auckland City Mission "Boil Up"
PGF and the Auckland City Mission invite you to the Gambling Harm Awareness Week 2017 "Boil Up"! It features a quiz with prizes, snacks, and a screening of the documentary Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation. Bring your friends and whanau!
When: 4pm, 4 September 2017
Where: 140 Hobson St, Auckland
Tongan Youth Song & Skit Competition
'Io ki he famili, Ikai ki he Va'inga Pa'anga!' Say yes to family, say no to gambling harm!
Mapu Maia is hosting the Tongan Youth Song & Skit competition featuring spot prizes, food, and plenty of great entertainment.
When: 10am-2pm, 16 September 2017
Where: Vaine Mo'onia Methodist Church, 400 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn
Gamblefree Community Day in Christchurch
PGF will be hosting a fun family day in Christchurch to celebrate Gambling Harm Awareness Week, and it's completely free! There will be bouncy castles, scavenger hunts, spot prizes, drinks and food, and entertainment.
When: 9am-12pm, 2 September 2017
Where: Linwood Avenue Primary School, 260 Linwood Avenue, Christchurch
Choice Not Chance Photo Competition
Head over to Choice Not Chance's Facebook page for their ongoing Whānau Fun photo competitions. Look for the posts to find out the theme, then post an photo of you and your whānau and tag them to be in to win a Warehouse voucher!