The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) mission is to build healthy communities together, free from gambling harm. They offer free and confidential counselling to the gambler, their families and those affected by problem gambling. PGF’s Asian Family Services provide professional counselling and advice in Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese and Thai, and Mapu Maia is PGF’s Pacific unit, providing a dedicated, culturally appropriate service for Pasifika.
You can contact PGF and Mapu Maia on 0800 664 262, and Asian Family Services on 0800 862 342.
They offer an online library where information, statistics and fact sheets about gambling can be found. The link to the library is: http://www.pgf.nz/library-resources.html
The Foundation has several New Zealand offices, which are based in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Wellington, Canterbury and Otago. Contact details are at http://www.pgf.nz/support-services.html. Their national office is in Auckland.