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Wairarapa Women's Refuge

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At Wairarapa Women's Refuge, we provide the support and information you need when you’re dealing with violence in your life.

Our vision is for all women and children to live free from domestic and family violence.

Our free confidential services include:

  • Confidential, non judgmental support
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • Support throughout the Wairarapa region
  • Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, doctors, school’s and Oranga Tamariki
  • Referrals to counsellors, lawyers and other support services
  • Education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence
  • Information and presentations to community groups and schools as part of Refuge awareness


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


Our services are free and confidential.


Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Above are our office hours. If our office is not staffed please call (06) 377 1717 or 0800 733 843.

After hours/Crisis line: (06) 377 1717

Freephone: 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE).

Languages Spoken

English, German

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Care and protection
  • Education programmes
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Support groups
  • Victim support


Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

24-hour crisis line:
0800 REFUGE (0800 733 843)

48 Bannister Street
Wellington 5810

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Street Address

48 Bannister Street
Wellington 5810

Postal Address

PO Box 286
Masterton 5840

This page was last updated at 9:55AM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wairarapa Women's Refuge.