Document and video library | Abuse in Care – Royal Commission of Inquiry The Interim Report – Tāwharautia: Pūrongo o te Wā (Tāwharautia) describes the key themes and common issues from the experiences shared with us by survivors and witnesses. The name Tāwharautia is a word that implies providing shelterContinue Reading 10:00am: Tanya and Georgina Sammons and Hope Curtin Tanya and Georgina Sammons will give evidence of their experiences of the Ministry of Social Development’s historic claims process in their attempts to address the abuse they suffered while in foster care. They will give evidence of the different approaches takenContinue Reading

The Royal Commission has 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. The MoU includes a set of key principles – such as good faith, autonomy, cooperation, communication and timelinessContinue Reading