National Training Forum registration now open

The National Training Forum for Gambling Harm Minimisation is a three day training forum hosted in Auckland for the national preventing and minimising gambling harm workforce. Registrations are now open until 17th February, 2017. We look forward to seeing you all there! Days 1 and 2 - Innovate, Integrate, Motivate: interactive presentations, inspiring discussions and hands-on workshops around Gambling Harm Minimisation 8.30am - 4.30pm @ Hotel Novotel Ellerslie, Greenlane - 6th & 7th March 2017 Day 3 - Māori hui, Pacific fono, Asian forum: a space to explore topics that are unique to...

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New Te Kākano resource

Te Kākano have added a new resource to He Tauamata, exploring a variety of community workshop activities that you can adapt for your mahi. Check out the new resource here

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Social Impact Assessments in play

Social impact assessments are an important function of Local territorial Authorities (LTA's), where they can be used as a tool to obtain data to inform policy development such as Local Gambling Policies. Rotorua Lakes Council have undertaken an assessment of the social impact of gambling and how this has changed since the last local gambling policy review, to inform their current policy review. Three pre-consultation meetings have been held, and the council will be seeking further public views through the consultation process. Their initial findings have found: • Rotorua has a relatively high...

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Hāpai Te Hauora to present at the National Association of Gambling Studies conference

A pan-continental collaboration of indigenous researchers including Hāpai Te Hauora will present at the National Association of Gambling Studies conference on indigenous gambling this week in Cairns. . The Gambling Harm Infrastructure Services for Hāpai Te Hauora (National Coordination Service and Te Kakano) jointly submitted an abstract in collaboration with Sheila Wahsquonaikezhik of Canada, and Janis Koolmatrie of Ngarrindjeri mob in Australia. This is a unique opportunity to share the experiences of indigenous researchers and practitioners across three continents. The discussion will...

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