Te Whare Oranga Wairua Inc Maori Women's Refuge  

Our Kaupapa is to empower and support whanau-ora (wellness) for those who choose to live free from violence and abuse in all its forms.

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger phone police on 111

Te Whare Oranga Wairua Maori Women's Refuge provides free and confidential services as listed below-

  • Intervention Services: Community Support and Advocacy - with Courts, Police, Immigration, Government social agencies such as Child Youth and Family (CYF); and Work and Income (WINZ) - Counselling - Alternative Healing
  • Crisis Intervention Services: - 24/7 Information & Advice - Assessment for entry into safe housing escaping or witnessing Domestic Violence - Residential Safe Housing
  • Domestic Violence Education Programmes for Wahine, Tane & Tamariki
  • 24/7 Crisisline: 0800 Refuge - 0800 733 843 - Prompt response


News

  • 23 July at 08:11 from facebook

    Very powerful message. Wāhine were always thought of in the highest regard, Our bodies are made to protect and nurture our pēpi. Violence toward women and tamariki has never been our tikanga #Wah

  • 23 July at 08:11 from facebook

    Very powerful message. Wāhine were always thought of in the highest regard, Our bodies are made to protect and nurture our pēpi. Violence toward women and tamariki has never been our tikanga #Wah

  • 22 July at 09:20 from facebook

    TWOW is all about empowering wahine, providing support, and approaching everyone with aroha and understanding. #WahineToa #Compassion #Aroha #Understanding

  • 22 July at 09:20 from facebook

    TWOW is all about empowering wahine, providing support, and approaching everyone with aroha and understanding. #WahineToa #Compassion #Aroha #Understanding

  • 19 July at 14:25 from facebook

    As we descend into the weekend remember to be kind to one another. Show aroha and compassion to those who need it.

 

Contact information

Address 153 Tamamutu Street
Taupo Taupo
3330
Phone 07 378 5204
Fax 07 378 1210
Mobile 027 434 8091
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Community office hours

Monday - Friday
9.00am-4.30pm

Crisisline - 0800 REFUGE
24 hours 7 days