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Specialists in family violence sector unite

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:15 am | Womens Refuge

Women’s Refuge and the National Network for Stopping Violence Services NZ have formed a coalition to unite their voices as specialist workers in the family violence sector. The National Coalition of Domestic Violence Specialist Service Providers ... More >>

NZ's first shelter for pets affected by family violence

Monday, 20 May 2019, 12:20 pm | Womens Refuge

New Zealand's first shelter dedicated to housing pets affected by family violence is being built. Pet Refuge will provide a temporary safe haven for pets, while their owners escape abuse. The initiative comes as new research from Women’s Refuge reveals ... More >>

Waikato Women's Refuge calling for donated household items

Monday, 24 July 2017, 4:49 pm | Womens Refuge

Do you have second hand furniture that could benefit a local woman in need? Or good quality preloved clothing, bedding and linen to help a deserved family make a new home? More >>

Women’s Refuge on Budget 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:58 pm | Womens Refuge

“While I am disappointed there is no additional funding for the family violence sector in the budget today, I eagerly await the outcome of the review of family violence being carried out by the Ministerial Group on Family Violence and Sexual Violence,” ... More >>

Women’s Refuge comments on NZ Herald series Family Violence

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:34 pm | Womens Refuge

“There is not much to get excited about in the world of domestic violence today. While changes to our legislation and the way government agencies respond to domestic violence are currently under consideration, New Zealand’s reputation as one of ... More >>

Women’s Refuge - Initiatives Against Family Violence

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 4:03 pm | Womens Refuge

Statement from Women’s Refuge in relation to the Government Initiatives announced today – July 2nd More >>

Women’s Refuge launches 1st recycled designer boutique

Friday, 25 April 2014, 3:57 pm | Womens Refuge

A stylish recycled designer clothing boutique whose profits will help women and children escape domestic violence will be launched on April 30th in Auckland. To mark the opening of the ‘Yellow Belle’ boutique a specially crafted dress designed by ... More >>

A Troubling Trend of Brutal Violence says Women’s Refuge

Saturday, 22 June 2013, 11:37 am | Womens Refuge

Women’s Refuge has noticed a worrying increase in the number of particularly cruel and brutal incidents of domestic violence. More >>


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