About Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand

Qualified counsellors provide free, professional and confidential counselling for gamblers and others affected by gambling.

We have a public health team working in the community with advisors available to talk to groups or organisations.
Asian Family Services provide free and confidential counselling, information and education in Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Thai and Japanese.

Mapu Maia provide counselling and support for Pacific families in Auckland that need help with problem gambling.

What makes us different?

Our number one mission is to build healthy communities together, free from the gambling harm. We are committed to health promotion which contributes to safer gambling practices through community education and the development of regulations and standards.

Our team

Graeme Ramsey ¿ Chief Executive Officer

Graeme has previously worked in the corporate, not-for-profit and local government sectors as a CEO and in senior management positions.

John Wong QSM ¿ Asian Family Services Director

John Wong had a business and management background when he migrated to New Zealand in 1992. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Education in Counselling (Honors) degrees.

Laurie Siegel-Woodward ¿ National Operations Direc

Laurie has been with the Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) since October 2008. She is a qualified counsellor with over 15 years experience.

Graham Aitken ¿ Director of Business

Graham has worked in the health sector for 35 years. Most of this time has been spent working in, and consulting to, organisations like the latter day District Health Boards (DHBs).


Business photos

Ground Floor, 128 Khyber Road Grafton Auckland

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Products and services

  • Families
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gambling
  • Abuse
  • Disorders
Service Options
  • Free Confidential Consultation
  • Coaching
  • Education

Mailing address

PO BOX 8021 Symonds Street Auckland 1150

Parking options

Free Off-Street

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