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GMANZ supports harm reduction goals



The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) announces its support for the harm reduction aim of the government's new review...

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Ministry of Health blocking funding for facial recognition technology on pokies


Source: NZ Herald

The organisation representing pokie machine owners wants the Government to fork out to help it fund facial recognition software in...

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Murihiku Manu Dive Bomb Event



In its third year of taking part in Pause the Pokies, the trust was also set to host the Murihiku Manu Dive Bomb Awareness Event on...

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Agencies join forces to address gambling harm


Source: Southland Express

Invercargill Workingmens Club general manager Simon Anderson and his team have been working with Southland agencies to tackle the...

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TXT2X & New Software


Source: NKMP

Waikiwi Tavern duty manager Shane Brownlie (left), ILT Foundation manager Lisa-Maree Fleck and Gambling Harm health promoter Eru...

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Media Release: Pubs ready to welcome back players


Source: GMANZ

With a likely move to Alert Level 2 in the coming weeks, pubs and taverns across New Zealand are getting ready to welcome back...

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Gambling Host Responsibility


Source: GMANZ

Class 4 Societies take gambling host responsibility seriously and are committed to providing a safe entertainment environment.

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Pausing the Pokies


The Invercargill Licencing Trust and two clubs supported Gambling Harm Awareness Week by pausing their pokies for a set time during...

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Encouraging Best Practice in Gambling


Source: DIA

In a first of its kind, the Department of Internal Affairs has granted Hamilton-based Grassroots Trust [Grassroots] a three-year...

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New Zealand gaming industry unveils world-first facial recognition technology to help problem gamblers


A world-first facial recognition system, to help problem gamblers by identifying people who are excluded from gaming venues, is being...

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Mitigating problem gambling


Source: GMANZ

Gaming machine operators are serious about minimising harm to problem gamblers. This fact sheet explains the steps gaming machine...

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