Gayl Humphrey, co-lead of the Health Informatics and Technology Programme at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland

This month, we talk to Gayl Humphrey, co-lead of the Health Informatics and Technology Programme at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland. Gayl is currently working on the Manaaki App, a new mHealth cognitive behavioural therapy app for people experiencing gambling harms or problems. Ko Ben Nevis ko Ngongotaha te maunga Ko Tower Burn ko Utuhina te awa Ko Whitclife te waka Ko Pākehā et Scottish te iwi Ko Dunfermline te marae Ko Gayl tōku ingoa Gayl spent a lot of her teenage years growing up in Rotorua with her brothers. It was a great place to grow up,...

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Welcome note from Maria

This has been an unprecedented time in our history as a nation, and one that has affected all of our services across all sectors, and all service provision in particular. My thoughts at the moment are firmly placed on those of our workforce that are on the front lines of helping whānau and our communities through gambling addiction, and the family members that are exposed to the stress that new behaviours may bring about - in this escalated time of anxiety. Nga manaakitanga ki a koutou katoa, kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui, manawaroa. As the new National Coordinator for Prevention and...

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  • Art installation on the Hatea

Kia Tupato – Don’t gamble on our future

​Ngā Manga Puriri are proud to have helped beautify their town and have been instrumental in delivering a powerful piece of contemporary art, in conjunction with raising the profile of their organisation and awareness around problem gambling.

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Vacancy Gambling Caseworker - The Salvation Army Oasis Auckland

The Salvation Army Oasis is a well-established specialist service that has worked towards reducing petipeti whakararu (gambling harm) in Aotearoa New Zealand for over 25 years. Our free and confidential service is delivered by a team of passionate and qualified health professionals who seek to support and empower individuals, whanau and communities to develop healthy and fulfilling lifestyles, free from gambling harm. A vacancy has become available within The Salvation Army Oasis Auckland for a full-time Gambling Caseworker (40 hours per week). This role will be based at a range of Salvation...

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