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Nau Mai Haere Mai,
The Invercargill and Queenstown-based Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust offers
an extensive range of health and social services aimed at connecting whanau with resources,
ideas and energy for wellbeing and independence.
If you or somebody you know could benefit from our support, get in touch today.
Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust:
FREEPHONE 0800 925 242
Operating since 2000 and today employing nearly 50 trained,
experienced and dedicated staff, the trust offers fully
accredited, wholly confidential, professional services
across areas including:
• Smoking Cessation
(in pregnancy, whanau and for individuals)
• Mobile Nursing & Clinics
• Breastfeeding Support
• Rongoa Maori & Mirimiri
(natural health & massage)
• Family Advocacy
• Kaitoko Whanau (Family Support)
Queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
for more services visit
66 Yarrow Street. Ph 214 5260
Open Monday to Friday 8.30am
to 5pm, late night Thursday by
MOBILE NURSING & HEALTH
86 Victoria Avenue, Invercargill.
Ph 214 5123
Shop 34, Retail Centre,
159 Gorge Road, Queenstown
Ph 442 4052.
Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.
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ISO & Health & Disability Accredited
• Information and support
• Drop in support centre
• 'The Informer' bulletin
• Blood pressure/blood sugar checks
• Membership to Diabetes NZ
• DNZ national magazine
For more information contact your health professional or call:
Diabetes NZ Southland, PO Box 1122, Invercargill
Phone: Secretary Marie (03)217 4938
Field Office June (03)218 3422
Drop in Centre: 151 Gala St, In'gill, Fridays 1.30-3.30 pm
We provide services for people affected by diabetes
Te Whare Hou
- 24 hour confidential crisis line
- Safe accommodation for women & children
that are victims of domestic violence
- Community based support
- Education and training programmes
CRISIS LINE (03) 218 9790
P.O. Box 1117 Office Ph (03) 216 1040
Invercargill Fax (03) 216 1045
Women's Refuge New Zealand
Women's Refuge is
New Zealand's most
significant family violence
organisation, with a
39-year history of
services for women and
In total NCIWR has 988 staff
nationwide, comprising of 357 paid
staff and 631 unpaid or volunteer staff.
If you are living in fear in your
relationship or in your family, or know
someone who is, there are so many
ways Women's Refuge can help you.
Invercargill Women's Refuge is one of 45
local refuges around New Zealand that
are members of the National Collective
of Independent Women's Refuges
In total NCIWR has 988 staff nationwide,
comprising of 357 paid staff and 631
unpaid or volunteer staff.
NCIWR volunteers are the backbone of
the organisation, helping provide a
24-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week dom-
estic violence service to the women,
children and whaˉ nau of Aotearoa.
They offer counselling, advice and
information to women about accessing
Women's Refuge resources, having
undergone a broad training pro-
In 2011-12, NCIWR refuges provided
83,994 safe beds for women and
children who did not feel safe to sleep in
their own homes - an average of 230
women and children each night.
Today, Women's Refuge continues to
operate throughout New Zealand
providing a wide range of services and
A 24-hour, 7-day-a-week Crisis line.
Online help at www.womens
Safety plans and support.
Advice about Protection Orders.
Women's programmes (including
Advocacy and support for children
and young people.
Relocation (both within New Zealand
Connections for women with other
service providers such as lawyers,
doctors, welfare agencies and
counsellors, and support for women
through these processes.
At a national level, NCIWR is focused on
working closely with other community
agencies and government departments
to promote non-violence, and improv-
ing the responsiveness to women and
children experiencing violence and
families and whaˉ nau at risk.
Women's Refuge warmly welcomes all
women of New Zealand and their
children to its free advice, emergency
accommodation and confidential advo-
cacy services provided by women.
''All violence is the result of people tricking
themselves into believing that their pain derives
from other people and that consequently those
people deserve to be punished.''
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