Mike Ledingham Mr Ledingham will give evidence about the abuse he and his two brothers experienced at the hands of a priest while students at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Onehunga (as detailed more fully in the published book “The Catholic Boys”). He will outline the effects of theContinue Reading

Judge Carolyn Henwood talks to Kim Hill – should an independent inquiry be set up into abuse in state care? — Morning Report (@NZMorningReport) November 30, 2016 A judge who headed a panel hearing from more than 1000 people abused as children in state care is furious atContinue Reading The Ministry of Social Development is offering historical claimants the option to have their abuse claims settled on face value, and after some fact-checking they will be paid out and offered an apology. Eighty percent of people offered a fast-track offer so far have accepted it. One woman, whoContinue Reading