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Women's Refuge pleased about additional funding

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:45 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is pleased at the government’s announcement of an additional $40 million in funding for the sexual violence sector over the next four years. “This sector more than any has tried to reach out to, respond and help to heal victims ... More >>

Seeking Safety Online

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 10:08 am | Women's Refuge

Women seeking a place free from violence can now do it safely online through The Warehouse More >>

Women’s Refuge supports Law Commission recommendations

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 2:52 pm | Women's Refuge

Responding to the release today from Justice Minister Amy Adams Women’s Refuge Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury said, “while I have yet to read a full copy of the report, the recommendations I have seen reported in the media today seem to be heading ... More >>

Women’s Refuge clarifies information about abuse allegations

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:10 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge clarifies information about abuse allegations Women’s Refuge is anxious to clarify allegations currently circulating in the media about the abuse suffered by Moko Rangitoheriri prior to his death. It has been reported that Moko’s ... More >>

Brave people fronting It’s Not OK TV Ads acknowledged

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 2:41 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge is putting its’ weight behind a new series of TV advertisements in the long running It’s not Ok campaign. More >>

Women’s Refuge congratulates Judge Andrew Becroft

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:29 pm | Women's Refuge

“A compassionate Judge, a thoughtful and caring man, and someone who can take us into a safer future for our nations’ women and children,” is how Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury describes the appointment of Judge Andrew Becroft ... More >>

Judy Bailey hosts a Charity Auction for Women’s Refuge

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 2:27 pm | Women's Refuge

Judy Bailey ONZM, Patron for Women’s Refuge NZ will host a Charity Auction on Friday March 18th at the Bolton Hotel in Wellington. Tickets are available for purchase now, with proceeds supporting services provided across New Zealand to women and children ... More >>

Women’s Refuge response to discussion paper

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:28 pm | Women's Refuge

“The discussion document that Hon Amy Adams has proposed covers off the key issues that we would have expected to be highlighted,” says Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge Dr Ang Jury. More >>

Women’s Refuge welcomes Family and Sexual Violence Programme

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:36 am | Women's Refuge

The National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges welcomes the announcement of the government family and sexual violence work programme. “I am excited to see this commitment to action from the government and look forward to working alongside ... More >>

Technology – opportunity or oppression in domestic violence

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 3:01 pm | Women's Refuge

This year the Women’s Refuge annual appeal highlights the increasing role technology is playing in fueling domestic violence. More >>

Women’s Refuge Votes for Teuila Blakely as Ambassador

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:53 pm | Women's Refuge

“Teuila Blakely has done herself, her family and friends and Women's Refuge proud with her fabulous performances during Dancing with the Stars," says Women's Refuge Chief Executive Dr Ang Jury. More >>

Women’s Refuge statement about the NZFVCH Data

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:53 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge believes the number of family violence police investigations released today by the NZFVCH show the highest number of family violence investigations since records began. More >>

Police Safety Orders

Friday, 8 May 2015, 2:20 pm | Women's Refuge

Women's Refuge has welcomed the release today of a Police Evaluation Report into Police Safety Orders (PSOs). More >>

$180,000 donation to Women’s Refuge

Monday, 20 April 2015, 4:40 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge New Zealand has just received $180,000 from the Friends of Women’s Refuge – the proceeds of last year’s NZ Sculpture OnShore exhibition, held in Devonport, on Auckland’s North Shore. More >>

Women’s Refuge CE is announced

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 11:54 am | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge has announced its new Chief Executive. Dr Ang Jury will be taking over the helm of the largest agency in New Zealand that deals with domestic violence from the 25th March. More >>

Women's Refuge awarded $3.6m

Friday, 6 March 2015, 10:58 am | Women's Refuge

Ngā Whare Whakaruruhau o Aotearoa - National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges (NCIWR) on behalf of the 41 affiliated member Women’s Refuges in partnership with Shakti New Zealand and the Pacific Island Safety and prevention Project are ... More >>

Women’s Refuge supports The Warehouse Group policy

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:25 pm | Women's Refuge

Women’s Refuge supports The Warehouse Group for removing R18 games and DVDs from its shelves More >>

Elves on Shelves to bring Christmas cheer to Women’s Refuge

Monday, 1 December 2014, 3:06 pm | Women's Refuge

The Warehouse has partnered with Women’s Refuge to bring some Christmas cheer to women and children around New Zealand who seek help over the holiday season, by facilitating a nationwide gifting campaign called Elves on Shelves. More >>

Thousands Join March to Change NZ's Shame

Monday, 8 September 2014, 4:59 pm | Women's Refuge

Women's Refuge is calling on New Zealanders to consider which party is committed to doing more to eliminate domestic and family violence post next weekend's general election. More >>

Hundreds to join domestic, sexual violence march

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 9:50 am | Women's Refuge

Several social service providers from across New Zealand have come together to call for an end to the epidemic level of domestic and sexual violence in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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