This just flew in from Refugee Services:
“RECYCLE YOUR FURNITURE – GIVE TO REFUGEES!!
We accept good quality furniture (no stains, rips or holes please) to give to refugees arriving in New Zealand under the United Nations quota program. Beds, couches, dining tables and chairs, and chests of drawers are what we need most.
Sorry we don’t accept personal items or bric a brac. Aucklanders can drop off clothing at the Mangere Refugee Reception Centre – please contact (09) 276 6423 for details.
Offices are in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Porirua, Hutt Valley, Wellington, Nelson, and Christchurch – go to www.refugeeservices.org.nz for contact details of your nearest office. Some offices have a van and drivers to pickup furniture.
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