Latest events

Tina Cross performing two café shows – Palmerston North and Whanganui

30 & 31 October 2014
If you live in these areas and want to support your local refuges the well-known songbird Tina Cross is performing two shows. Whanganui breakfast show from 7am Thursday October 30th at Mint Café and Bar; and Palmerston North afternoon show from 5.30pm Friday October 31st at Café Express. If you want tickets contact Whanganui Women’s Refuge 06 3442204 or Palmerston North Refuge on 06 3545355. Don’t miss out as you will hear ‘Walk Away’ a thought provoking touching... Read more

Sculpture OnShore Event

6-16 November 2014 in Auckland
Women’s Refuge encourages all people to visit the Biennial exhibition of hundreds of fantastic sculptures and artworks at the historic cliff-top Fort Takapuna reserve in Devonport next month. Money raised from this event is donated to Women’s Refuge. Please consider attending this event and sharing it via your Facebook page.  ... Read more

Hui for Child Advocates and others who work with children in the area of Domestic Violence

28 August 2014
If you work with children, our Child Advocates Hui may be of interest to you. Anyone wanting to upskill in your mahi can attend the first day on Thursday 28th August but you'll have to be quick as registrations are limited. The focus of this Hui is on the work that we all do, as a community of practitioners, with children and adolescents affected by domestic violence. It is hoped that by the end of this Hui you will have made new connections and gained some new tools and ideas to assist you in the... Read more

Bring Back Kate Campaign

7 July 2014
 New Zealand’s greatest warrior for women’s rights returns to call for action on domestic violence #BringBackKate   Women’s Refuge is launching a national campaign today to bring back suffragette and iconic New Zealand campaigner, Kate Sheppard to call for action on domestic violence.    Heather Henare, Chief Executive of Women’s Refuge said: “The government’s acknowledgement of the severity of the domestic violence issue last week and their... Read more