Sunday, 22 July 2012
Gambling – harmless flutter or community addiction?
Audio from Sunday 22 July 2012
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Ideas for 22 July 2012 ( 44′ 40″ )
10:05 David Grant, the author of "On a Roll", talks about the history of gambling in New Zealand and Professor Peter Adams from the University of Auckland talks about his concerns that the community has become addicted to the proceeds of gambling.
Chris Whitta talks to David Grant the author of On a Roll: A History of Gambling and Lotteries in New Zealand” (Victoria University Press); and Peter Adams, a University of Auckland associate professor of community health and the author of Gambling, Freedom and Democracy (Routledge New York) tells Jeremy Rose about his concerns that the community has become dependent on the proceeds of gambling addiction.