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Mapu Maia (Pasifika Gambling Support Services)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

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8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Mapu Maia is a Pasifika Gambling Support Service providing a dedicated, culturally appropriate service for Pasifika.

Mapu Maia is part of the PGF Group (formerly Problem Gambling Foundation).

Programmes

Talatalanoa – Counselling

Programme Areas

Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions

Regions

Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Canterbury, Central Auckland, West Auckland, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Need help? Call 0800 21 21 22. 

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Description

At Mapu Maia, we aim to provide services that are accessible to Pacific peoples. We deliver Talatalanoa in English, Samoan, Tokelauan and Tongan. We can also provide services in the…

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Freephone - 0800 21 21 22

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions

Regions

Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Waikato, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Referral Process

Freephone: 0800 21 21 22
Email: help@pgf.nz

Description

Free, professional and confidential help - it's only a phone call or email away

​If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s gambling, we can help.

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Multi Venue Exclusion

Programme Areas

Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions

Regions

Wellington, North Auckland, East Auckland, Canterbury, Central Auckland, West Auckland, Hutt, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Need help? Call 0800 21 21 22. 

Description

Our organisation can act on behalf of a gambler to request that a gambling provider prevents that person from entering their venue.

Public Health

Programme Areas

Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions, Training - other addictions

Age Groups

Adult

Description

Our public health service provides free education and presentations to community organisations, social services, government departments, Corrections and so on.  You’ll also find our staff at various community events in…

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Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Mapu Maia can be contacted during these hours, via 0800 21 21 22.

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Samoan, Tongan

Fees

Our counselling services are free, professional and confidential. We are funded by the Ministry of Health through the gambling levy, to work with all people who are affected by gambling.

This includes friends, family, work colleagues, employers, and anyone affected by someone else's gambling.

Our public health service offers free presentations and workshops for community and professional groups.

Donations are welcome. We are a registered charity.

Staff

Mapu Maia is made up qualified Pacific practitioners who deliver clinical interventions and educational presentations that are appropriate to the needs of Pacific communities. In addition, the team works collaboratively with community agencies and social services to assist workforce development for staff and support Pacific families in need. 

Parking

Instructions on parking and how to find us will be given to you upon confirmation of your counselling appointment.

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Document Downloads

  • Referral Form (PARTIAL, 372.7 KB)
    A referral form is attached if required. This referral form provides us with information about the client and details of the referring agency.

    Otherwise appointments can be made by phoning 0800 21 21 22

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:05PM on May 17, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Mapu Maia (Pasifika Gambling Support Services).