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Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 7:59 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Witnesses for faith-based institutions, including Archbishops and a Cardinal, will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this month, on their processes for resolving historic and current abuse claims. Phase 2 of the Faith-based ... More >>

New Information Suggests Far Higher Numbers Of Children, Adolescents Went Through Lake Alice Unit In 70s

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 8:29 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

A Royal Commission investigation into the Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit indicates a far higher number of patients were admitted than previously thought. The Abuse in Care Inquiry is investigating what happened at the Manawatu-based Unit, following ... More >>

Royal Commission Interim Report Released

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 3:27 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry’s Interim Report Tāwharautia: Pūrongo o te Wā was released by the Minister of Public Service today. Tāwharautia: Pūrongo o te Wā summarises the Inquiry’s work to date. Key findings about abuse in care ... More >>

Royal Commission Reaches 500 Survivor Private Sessions Milestone

Monday, 14 September 2020, 9:01 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission has held its 500th private session with a survivor of abuse and/or neglect in the care of the State or a faith-based institution. Commissioners have been travelling across New Zealand to meet individually with survivors to privately ... More >>

Royal Commission Announces Scope Of Lake Alice Abuse Investigation

Monday, 24 August 2020, 11:08 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has announced the scope of its investigation into abuse and neglect at the Child and Adolescent Unit at Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital in the 1970s. The investigation makes up part of the Inquiry’s broader ... More >>

Survivors With Low Literacy Skills Can Now Access Support To Share Their Experiences Of Abuse

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 9:16 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Three leading literacy support providers are now assisting the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry, breaking down another barrier for survivors wanting to speak out, who struggle to read and write. More >>

Abuse Inquiry Welcomes New Commissioner

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 4:09 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Royal Commission has welcomed a new Commissioner to the Abuse in Care Inquiry, bringing the total number overseeing the country’s biggest-ever independent inquiry to five. Julia Steenson, a lawyer of Ngāti Whātua and Waikato/Tainui descent, has ... More >>

Royal Commission Seeks Information From Faith-based Abuse Survivors On Their Claims For Redress

Monday, 8 June 2020, 8:38 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry is appealing for information from survivors who reported the abuse they suffered while in faith-based care and sought redress either directly from the Church or other Faith-based Institution or by filing ... More >>

Care-experienced Children Get Improved Access To Royal Commission Through New MoU

Monday, 18 May 2020, 9:55 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai, a community organisation that advocates for children and young people who have experience in the care system. VOYCE – Whakarongo ... More >>

Royal Commission Responds To Survivor Requests To Provide Written Accounts Of Abuse

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 8:35 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has unveiled the option for people to provide accounts of abuse or neglect in writing , in response to requests from survivors to do so. Inquiry Chair Coral Shaw said the Royal Commission is attempting ... More >>

Redress Hearing And Private Sessions Deferred

Monday, 16 March 2020, 3:56 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission has today taken the difficult decision to postpone next week’s Redress public hearing in Wellington, due to COVID-19. The public hearing on the State Response to Civil Redress and Civil Litigation Claims was scheduled ... More >>

Historical abuse of Māori in care

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 10:23 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Historical abuse of Māori in care: Iwi Board Chairs urged to support Royal Commission to find Māori solutions More >>

Royal Commission welcomes new Chairperson

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 1:32 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry welcomes Judge Coral Shaw as its new Chairperson to lead it through the delivery phase of the Inquiry. Inquiry Executive Director Mervin Singham said Judge Shaw brings significant experience to her new ... More >>

Contextual hearing: Witness list and evidence summaries

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:24 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Contextual hearing returns for its final day today 10.00am at the Rydges hotel in Auckland. Commissioners will hear from three witnesses. Witness evidence summaries are outlined below. More >>

Royal Commission signs MOU with Police

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 9:08 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has formalised an integrated pathway for survivors to seek justice for the abuse they suffered in State care or in the care of faith-based institutions. More >>

Abuse in Care Inquiry Public hearing witness list released

Monday, 7 October 2019, 12:40 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has released the names of witnesses speaking at the Contextual Public hearing later this month. More >>

Survivors in prison begin sharing their experiences of abuse

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:32 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Survivors of abuse in State care and faith-based institutions have begun sharing their experiences with Abuse in Care Inquiry Commissioners in prisons. More >>

Inquiry welcomes confidentiality waiver

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 1:59 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has welcomed a move by Crown agencies to lift confidentiality obligations on survivors of abuse in State care arising from settlement agreements with the Crown. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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