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Women's Refuge Annual Awareness and Appeal Spokesperson 2015

Wednesday, 1 July 2015
July 1st, is the first day of Women’s Refuge Annual Awareness and Appeal Month. We welcome Miss Ceri McVinnie as our spokeswoman this year. Ceri is Miss Tourism International New Zealand 2015 and tonight on Seven Sharp on TV One you will hear her story of surviving domestic violence. July will be full of events, media stories and street collections as Women’s Refuges throughout New Zealand raise money for their essential services. If you want to donate to our annual appeal visit (fundraising... Read more

Warehouse to help Women's Refuge

Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Warehouse to help Women's Refuge.An opportunity from The Warehouse to sell fundraising items on its counter for three weeks will make a huge contribution to Women’s Refuge this year.In the first three weeks of June, The Warehouse is selling lens cleaning cloths to raise funds towards Women’s Refuge, youth programme Shero. Profits from the counter sales will allow Women’s Refuge to work with youth organisations and schools to educate young people to become more confident, more assertive... Read more

See the Kate Sheppard statue at Tin Palace Arts Space, Lyttelton

Sunday 8 March - Sunday 12 April
Lyttelton’s Tin Palace gallery celebrated International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March with the unveiling of a sculpture of Kate Sheppard as part of its Through the Glass Ceiling exhibition. Commissioned by Women’s Refuge and designed and constructed by Propellor Studios in Wellington last year the sculpture is on display in Te Waipounamu/the South Island for the first time since the work was launched amid controversy in September last year.The opening celebration at Tin Palace included... Read more

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