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Te Whare Aio - Māori Women's Refuge

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Te Whare Aio is a Māori Women's Refuge for our wahine and tamariki in Auckland needing a safe space.

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

Our free confidential services include:

  • Confidential, non judgmental support
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • Home and community visits
  • Support in isolated regions
  • 24/7 access to our safe houses
  • Advocacy when dealing with police, legal, court, WINZ, housing, doctors,  schools and Oranga Tamariki
  • Referrals to counsellors, doctors, lawyers and other support services
  • Education and support groups for women and children about living free from violence
  • Information and presentations to community groups, schools and workplace as part of our Workplace Refuge training
  • Whānau Protect


Child / Tamariki, Adult / Pakeke, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral


The service is free and confidential.

Services Provided

Abuse and violence

  • Counselling
  • Education programmes
  • Information & support
  • Referral to specialist services
  • Refuge
  • Victim support


Public Transport

Bus services outside the door.


Plenty of on-street and off-street parking.


South Auckland

Contact Details


0800 733 843


Postal Address

PO Box 75925
Auckland 2102

This page was last updated at 3:37PM on October 4, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Whare Aio - Māori Women's Refuge.