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0800 REFUGE (733843)


Help us to help those in need

Eastern Refuge Society t-shirts.

People are always asking: “How can I help Eastern Refuge Society?” Wear an Eastern Refuge tee and you’ll be showing public support for the refuge movement and everyone’s right to live free from violence. All profits from our t-shirt sales go directly to Eastern Refuge Society to help us keep NZ women and children safe.

Our fabulous t-shirts come in all sizes, four designs, long-sleeved and short-sleeved. Your support makes a real difference.

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Set up regular donations

If you want to donate to women's refuge, regular donations via your bank are one of the easiest ways for you and they are the best ways for us to help our whanau in need. Regular donations help us to plan for the future effectively and efficiently and also save us precious time and money through less administration, stationery and postage. Please email us for more information.

Internet banking

You can make donations directly to Eastern Women’s Refuge by online banking. Simply log in to your bank account and make a payment to the Women’s Refuge account. Please email us for our account details.


Donate to women’s refuge online by visiting our Give-a-little page. Your donation will be paid to a verified bank account of the Eastern Refuge Society and all donations of over $5.00 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.

More Info

For more information on donating to women’s refuge and other ways you can support Eastern Women’s Refuge, or if you are interested in volunteering, please email:

“Kia Hora Te Marino” – May The Calm Be Widespread

24-hour Crisis line

Eastern Refuge Office