Tag Archives: Gambling

Pokies ‘taking food out of the mouths of children’, says GP Lance O’Sullivan — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 26 November 2017Family First Comment: Well said, Dr Lance O’Sullivan Children are being left to wait outside Kaitaia pubs while their parents are inside gambling – parents who could ill-afford to lose $100, says former New Zealander of the year, and Kaitaia GP, Lance O’Sullivan. Yet it was a problem that was “so simple to…

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Hamilton Council praised for move to stop funding projects from pokies proceeds — Family First NZ

TVNZ One News 11 August 2017Family First Comment: A good and principled decision. Other local authorities are being urged to follow the lead of Hamilton City Council and stop funding projects from the proceeds of pokies. Problem Gambling Foundation chief executive Paula Snowden says Hamilton’s decision showed leadership and integrity, and she hopes others follow…

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