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  1. Video for $30mil down the slots in NZ pubs and clubs
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    $30mil down the slots in NZ pubs and clubs

    Small gambling venues need to do more to prevent harmful gambling. This from Problem Gambling Foundation following the release of a Department of Internal Affairs report which found, pokies machines in small venues don't have continuous supervision against problem gambling like casinos do.

  2. Video for New data to help address Māori mental health in West Auckland
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    New data to help address Māori mental health in West Auckland

    Te Whānau o Waipareira has new research and data to help address the high rates of poor mental health among Māori in West Auckland. The lead research director Dr. Tanya Allport says the focus should be evidential based not just 'Kaupapa Māori'. 

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    Māori glossary introduces non-judgmental health words

    The author of a new Māori glossary of health words says English can be condescending. Keri Opai of Te Pou o Whakaaro Nui wants non-judgemental language used in the mental health, addiction and disability sector.

  4. Video for Mental Health workers lodge claim for pay equity
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    Mental Health workers lodge claim for pay equity

    Two of the country's largest unions have lodged a pay equity claim with the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) on behalf of thousands of community mental health workers. The move comes less than two weeks out from a significant pay rise for their colleagues in the disability support and aged care sectors.

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    Mental Health support workers to lodge equal pay claim

    The PSA and E Tū unions will lodge an equal pay claim on behalf of mental health support workers with the Employment Relations Authority today.

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    Mental health and addictions sectors expect skilled staff losses

    A body representative for a number of non-government mental health and addiction service groups says a staff exodus is looming with higher wages luring staff to the aged care and disability sectors.  Platform Trust Chief executive Marion Blake says she's seeking urgent talks with government to prevent a pending crisis to continue helping those who need it most.

  7. Video for Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease
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    Ngāti Rangitihi researcher working with indigenous to combat Huntington's disease

    Dr Melanie Cheung has just returned from Rome where she represented indigenous communities at an audience with the Pope for those suffering from Huntington’s disease.

  8. Video for TAHUA 2017: Fears budget won't meet mental health needs
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    TAHUA 2017: Fears budget won't meet mental health needs

    Mental health has received a $224mil boost for mental health services. Te Kāea spoke with some Māori mental health workers who are concerned that the money won't be directed to the right areas within the sector.

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    TAHUA 2017: Mental Health receives $224 million

    Mental Health will receive and extra $224 million over four years which includes $124 million focused on innovative approaches.

  10. Video for Urban Māori hold own hui on govt strategy for suicide prevention
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    Urban Māori hold own hui on govt strategy for suicide prevention

    The Government didn't want to hold a consultation in their region, so West Auckland Youth Support Group THRIVE held their own, in conjunction with Hāpai Te Hauora, to discuss the Government's Draft National Strategy for the Prevention of Suicide.

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