New Zealand

Domestic Violence Helplines

Women’s Crisis Line: 0800 REFUGE or 0800 733 843

Family Violence Information Line: 0800 456 450 (seven days a week, from 9am-11pm)

Shine Domestic Abuse Services: 0508 744 633 (9am-11pm)

Elder Abuse Helpline: 0800 32 668 65 (0800 EA NOT OK) – a 24-hour service answered by registered nurses who can connect to local elder abuse specialist providers.

Shakti New Zealand: the 24/7 multi-lingual crisis line 0800SHAKTI (0800742584) for culturally competent support services for women, children and families of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin who have experienced domestic violence.

Sexual Violence Helplines

National Rape Crisis Helpline: 0800 88 33 00

Safe to Talk Sexual Harm Helpline: 0800 044 334

HELP Auckland: 09 623 1700 (24 hours every day)

HELP Wellington: 04 499 7532 (24 hours every day)

Rape Crisis Nationwide Contacts

Tu Wahine Trust: 09 838 8700 for kaupapa Māori counselling, therapy and support for survivors of sexual harm (mahi tukino) and violence within whānau.


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