The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) has developed Choice Not Chance, a programme of work that aims to strengthen society’s understanding and awareness of, and response to, gambling-related harms through campaigns. The goal of these campaigns is to increase the quality of life of New Zealanders by strengthening society’s response to gambling and preventing and reducing gambling harm. This site has support and information for people who have a gambling problem, or think they may have one, and for people concerned about someone else’s gambling. It also has information and resources for people who work in the problem gambling area, and facts and figures about gambling in New Zealand.
Hapai te Hauora Tapui is a Regional Maori Public Health Provider based in Auckland. Hapai is the result of a tripartite between Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua, Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust and Raukura Hauora o Tainui. The core business of Hapai is to provide regional Maori Public Health. This includes a strong focus on problem gambling public health initiatives.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for the funding and coordination of problem gambling services under the Gambling Act 2003.
The Gambling Commission is an independent statutory decision-making body established under the Gambling Act 2003.
The DIA website has fact sheets, statistics, information and data on the electronic monitoring of gaming machines.
Gambling Helpline is the national freephone support service for people with gambling problems in Aotearoa New Zealand
The Auckland University of Technology’s Gambling and Addictions Research Centre brings together research that improves New Zealanders’ understanding of how gambling and addictions affect society, and enhances policy and professional practice.
Platform connects collaborates and promotes a cohesive community mental health and addictions service sector
The Centre for Gambling Studies (CGS) is part of the University of Auckland’s School of Population Health. CGS is committed to providing independent and quality research and learning to minimise harm from gambling and to promote gambling related wellbeing in communities.
He Wakatapu is the health and social services provider for Maori whānau covering a wide range of services.
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is an independent statutory authority that aims to reduce the prevalence and harms of problem gambling and to help those who choose to gamble, to do so responsibly.
An educational website that helps players to understand how gambling works. The site has ‘cost of play calculators’ that show the long term average cost of play including all wins and losses for a variety of games. The site is currently in English, French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, and Filipino.
Problem gambling guide is a directory of information available on the internet
The International Alliance on Gambling Harm was established at the International Gambling Conference in Auckland February 2008.
Caritas Addicted Gamblers Counselling Centre in Hong Kong
Responsible Gambling Council, Canada
National Council on Problem Gambling, Washington
The UCLA Gambling Studies Program is a program devoted to understanding pathological gambling, its causes, natural history, cultural factors, and the obstacles to successful treatment
CollegeGambling.org was developed by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) as a tool to help current and prospective students, campus administrators, campus health professionals and parents address gambling and gambling-related harms on campus. This site provides resources to help you learn more about this issue and how to get help if you need it.
For over 20 years, the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University has been at the forefront of leading-edge research aimed at identifying and understanding the critical factors related to youth gambling issues. In addition to its many research endeavors, the Centre also provides treatment for youth experiencing gambling problems.