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Abuse Survivors Failed By State And Faith-based Institutions

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 12:35 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

I hē nei i te Karauna me ngā wāhi whakapono ngā purapura ora o te tūkinotanga; me whakapāha, ā, me whai kaupapa puretumu torowhānui Motuhake 15 Hakihea 2021 E mihi nei te Kōmihana ā-Karauna Tūkinotanga Noho Taurima i te ū o te Karauna ... More >>

Abuse In Care Royal Commission Can Make Findings Against Former Lake Alice Psychiatrist Dr Selwyn Leeks

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 4:14 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry acknowledges today’s news from NZ Police that a former staff member from Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit has been charged in relation to allegations of abuse against patients who were in care in ... More >>

Royal Commission Delivers Its Report On Recommendations For Puretumu, Holistic Redress, For Survivors Of Abuse In Care

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 5:58 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry today delivered its interim report, He Purapura Ora, he Māra Tipu – From Redress to Puretumu to the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro. The Royal Commission is grateful to survivors, their ... More >>

Racism In Government Organisations Responsible For Māori In Care, Independent Research Reveals

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:41 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

11 November 2021 The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has been presented with an independent research report showing that structural and systemic racism across several government organisations was responsible for the over-representation of Māori ... More >>

Abuse Against Children With Disabilities & Vulnerable Youth In Catholic Church Care Subject Of Royal Commission Hearing

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 7:01 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Abuse against children with disabilities and vulnerable young people in Catholic Church care subject of Royal Commission hearing Survivors of abuse in the care of the Catholic Church at Christchurch’s Marylands School, and two related facilities, ... More >>

Māori Survivors Of Abuse In Care To Share Experiences At Public Hearing In March

Monday, 1 November 2021, 11:19 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Māori survivors of abuse in State and faith-based care will share their experiences at the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry’s Māori public hearing in March next year. The hearing will be held at Ōrākei Marae in Tāmaki Makaurau from 7-18 ... More >>

COVID-19 related postponement of upcoming Māori investigation public hearing

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 10:18 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry is postponing its upcoming Māori investigation public hearing due to the recent COVID-19 community outbreak. The hearing was due to take place at Whare Tupuna Tumutumuwhenua, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Marae ... More >>

Abuse In Care Inquiry’s Terms Of Reference Changes Finalised

Friday, 9 July 2021, 4:42 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Changes to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission’s Terms of Reference confirm the Inquiry can make recommendations to help avoid future abuse based on the lessons of the past, and to improve redress systems. To inform those recommendations, the ... More >>

Dawn Raids A Focus As Pasifika Survivors Of Abuse Give Evidence

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 5:21 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Survivors of abuse from the Pacific community will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry at an upcoming public hearing, 'Tulou - Our Pacific Voices: Tatala e Pulonga'. Experts will also give evidence. The public hearing, starting ... More >>

Abuse In Care Royal Commission Appoints Acting Executive Director

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 4:11 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Helen Potiki Helen Potiki has been appointed as Acting Executive Director of the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry. Ms Potiki replaces outgoing Executive Director Mervin Singham who was announced yesterday as Chief Executive of the newly ... More >>

Royal Commission Chair Farewells Outgoing Executive Director

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 4:47 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Judge Coral Shaw, Chair of the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry, today congratulated and farewelled outgoing Executive Director Mervin Singham, as he moves to a role as Chief Executive at the newly formed Ministry for Ethnic Communities. ... More >>

Commission Welcomes Government Funding Commitment

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 4:37 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission has welcomed the Government’s ongoing support of the Inquiry. The Budget 2021 allocation of $90 million over the next two years will enable the Royal Commission to continue to reveal the full extent of historical ... More >>

Pacific Investigation Public Hearing Confirmed For Fale O Samoa, South Auckland

Friday, 7 May 2021, 8:46 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry will hold its Pacific people’s investigation public hearing, 'Tulou: Our Pacific Voices; Tatala e Pulonga' at the Fale o Samoa in Māngere between July 19 – 30 2021. Commissioner Ali'imuamua Sandra Alofivae ... More >>

Royal Commission Opens Submissions On Reforms To Redress For Survivors Of Abuse

Wednesday, 5 May 2021, 8:51 am | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Royal Commission is considering in detail what changes could be made to redress processes for survivors of abuse in care. This includes the option of an independent redress scheme. The Commission outlined its current view of the main principles required ... More >>

Royal Commission Statement – Proposed Changes To Terms Or Reference

Friday, 23 April 2021, 12:35 pm | Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry was advised yesterday of Cabinet’s decision to “narrow its scope by removing the requirement for it to look at modern day care policy settings”. The Royal Commission will speak to the Minster of Internal ... More >>

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 >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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