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Mapu Maia (Pasifika Gambling Support Services)

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Description

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

We offer free and confidential services. 

Our team of professional counsellors and health promoters work with you and your family.  We can provide support in English, Samoan and Tongan languages. 

Programmes

Talatalanoa – Counselling

Programme Areas

Crisis / acute, Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Pacific Island people (AOD), Intake / assessment, Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions, Community based support - other, Training - other addictions

Regions

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

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Need help? Call 0800 21 21 22 or email help@mapumaia.nz

Text 3022 or visit our website www.mapumaia.nz 

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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

Crisis / acute, Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - other, Pacific Island people

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Intake / assessment, Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions, Training - other addictions

Regions

Wellington, West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Lakes, Central Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, MidCentral, West Auckland, Wairarapa, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

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

Text: 3022

www.mapumaia.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.

People…

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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, MidCentral, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

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

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

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Community based support - gambling, Venue exclusion for problem gamblers, Pacific Island people - gambling & other addictions, Community based support - other, Training - other addictions

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Email: help@mapumaia.nz

0800 21 21 22

Text: 3022

website: www.mapumaia.nz

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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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. 

Charges

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.

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Mapu Maia can be contacted during these hours, via 0800 21 21 22 or email help@mapumaia.nz

or Text on 3022 or visit our website on www.mapumaia.nz

 

 

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken

English, Samoan, Tongan

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

Parking

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

Website

Contact Details

Level 3, Pember House
16 Hagley Street
Porirua
Wellington 5022

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Street Address

Level 3, Pember House
16 Hagley Street
Porirua
Wellington 5022

Postal Address

PO Box 8021
Symonds Street
Auckland 1150

This page was last updated at 11:57AM on February 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Mapu Maia (Pasifika Gambling Support Services).