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Taeaomanino Trust - Mental Health & Addiction Services

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Problem Gambling Service

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Families or friends, agency or workplace, or the potential service user can make the initial call or referral to Taeaomanino Trust Problem Gambling Service.

Referrals can be sent to: office@taeaomanino.org.nz. Alternatively, please call for an assessment for your situation: (04) 237 6062.


Our Problem Gambling Service provides a free service for Pacific individuals and their families living in Porirua who are experiencing gambling related harm issues.

Our services include:

  • Raising Pacific community awareness about problem gambling harm
  • Creating platforms in various settings in the communities where healthy discussions are encouraged to take place and solutions explored
  • Face-to-face counselling support for Pacific individuals as well as affected family
  • Budgeting advice
  • Screening BRIEFS and comprehensive assessments of gambling harm
  • Culturally appropriate language translators, including Samoan, Tongan, Tokelauan,
    Cook Island

We also provide follow up contacts with individuals as well as affected family.  We work closely with our alcohol and other drug service and family violence teams in order to further support and provide a high quality service to Pacific families and individuals.

Contact Details

Freephone 0800 345 345

10 Prosser Street
Porirua 5022

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Street Address

10 Prosser Street
Porirua 5022

Postal Address

10 Prosser Street
Wellington 5022

This page was last updated at 2:22PM on August 19, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Taeaomanino Trust - Mental Health & Addiction Services.