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Our office will be closed until Tuesday 26th April. Our kaimahi will be working from home and can be reached via phone and email.

You can contact us on 03 466 3220.

If you are in immediate crisis please ring our 24/7 Crisis Line 0800 733 843

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Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women's Refuge is honoured to have recently received a Community Grant from the Catalytic Foundation. Their generosity is greatly valued and will allow us to continue to deliver programmes to the wider Dunedin community.

Thank you Catalytic foundation for your generous contribution to our mahi. Your kindness is much appreciated!

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Updated: Mar 8

With the increasing number of Omicron cases, Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women’s Refuge remains committed to providing 24/7 essential critical services for our community. Our kaimahi - advocates will continue to respond to crisis call-outs, with all non-essential services being responded to by phone.

1. All non-essential services will be postponed. 2. Our office will remain closed however all kaimahi - advocates are available during 8.30am – 4.30 / 5.00pm Monday to Friday via their phone or email. You will be able to discuss any concerns you have with you advocate. 3. We will continue to receive referrals and all referrals will be triaged and followed up. 4. Our tamariki programme will continue to run (term 1) and we will follow all processes in place to keep a focus on the wellbeing of all. 5. Our wāhine kaha programme has been postponed until term 2

If you have any questions please email

For more information on Phase 3, please visit:

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