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Health Promotion

Hawke’s Bay Gambling Services has a dedicated health promotion team which work in the community to raise awareness of gambling harm.

This includes:

  • Education on gambling harm.
  • Aiming to achieve effective policies that minimise the harm from gambling in Hawke’s Bay.
  • Support for gambling venues to provide a safe environment.
  • Stalls at community events.
  • Presentations at workplaces, community groups and other organisations.
  • Supporting communities and other kaupapa to better health.
  • Using all media to promote our messages.

Ban yourself


TRO can assist you with this process which can place a ban on you gambling at specific venues for a set period of time.


There are a number of blocking options available via your MyLotto account.


Gamban blocks all gambling apps and websites worldwide, including niche ones like cryptocurrencies and e-sports betting.

If you would like information and advice please contact us at Hawke’s Bay Gambling Services and one of our Counsellors will call you to make a time for you to come into one of our offices.