Fresh Start Rape Crisis Support Group

Based in Kaitaia, this is a support group and rape crisis centre for women and children. 

phone 09 408 0212



Korowai Tumanako

Kaupapa Māori service designed to support iwi, hapu and whanau who have been affected by sexual violence. Locations in Whangarei, Kaikohe, Hokianga, Kaitaia, and Whangaroa.




Mid North Family Support, Rape Crisis and Youth Services

Based in Kerikeri, services include free confidential counselling, advocacy, youth services, education, information and resources. It also provides free community courses on parenting and abuse prevention.

phone 09 407 7511

national 24-hour helpline 0800 883 300



Miriam Centre

Based in Whangarei, the Miriam Centre provides counselling and support for issues related to rape and sexual assault, addiction, anger, abuse, relationships, grief, and other mental health concerns such as stress and self-esteem. Their services are available for adults, children, couples and families.

In addition to the Whangarei centre, the Miriam Centre has a local team operating in Kaitaia. 


phone 09 437 6010 (Whangarei)

24-hour helpline 0800 80 1988


location Community House, 12 Puckey Avenue, Kaitaia



SAFE provides specialist community-based treatment services for adults with harmful sexual behaviour, and children with problematic sexual behaviours. Their Northland branch is based in Whangarei.

phone 09 430 0249

email (put NORTHLAND in the subject line)


Support of Sexually Abused (SOS)

Based in Dargaville, SOS provide emergency accommodation, counselling services, housing needs, support groups, sexual abuse support, and support in stopping violence.

phone 09 439 6070



Whangarei Rape Crisis

Providing specialist counselling and support to victims/survivors of rape and sexual violence in Whangarei.

phone 09 438 6221 (24/7)