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Waiariki Women's Refuge

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Waiariki Women's Refuge operates a 24-hour crisis line to support women and children affected by family violence and abuse with safe housing, advocacy, and community-based support tailored to the individual needs of each person.

Waiariki Women's Refuge works together with families experiencing domestic violence and hardship by assisting them to connect with agencies and community providers to ensure they receive the assistance they need. Their advocates work collaboratively with whanau to build long term resilience for families.


  • 24/7 crisis line: 0800 937 997

  • Assistance with leaving abusive relationships

  • Help developing a safety plan

  • Advocacy

  • Assistance with furniture, clothing and food

  • Fully supported safe housing

  • Programmes to help men recover from abusive behaviour