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Witnesses at the Abuse in Care Royal Commission have recounted gruelling memories of being abused while in the care of churches.
A woman who was sexually abused and raped by a Catholic priest says the response from the church to her complaint was insulting and laughable.
A man abused while at a Catholic boarding school in the early 1950s says he is not convinced the church's approach to dealing with abuse has changed at all.
The family of a man abused over a four-year period while he was at a Catholic school in the 1950s have fulfilled his wish and spoken on his behalf to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in…
Frances Tagaloa, 52, wants transformational change in the way the Catholic Church deals with abuse including voluntary celibacy, changes to confession, and more training for priests.
A group representing survivors of abuse while in faith-based care believes victims could die before there is any satisfactory resolution to their claims against churches.
A man who was in both faith-based and state care wants the public to wake up to historical abuse and be concerned that it could still be happening.
The government says early reforms brought in to improve emergency management are proving their worth as borne out in the Napier flooding this week.
KiwiRail is trying to come up with ways to get more freight moving around the North Island.
Survivors of abuse in state care are bitterly disappointed the Solicitor-General hasn't apologised for the way Crown lawyers treated them during lengthy court battles over compensation.
A new call has been made for charges to be laid over alleged abuse of young people at Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital in the 1970s.
A lawyer representing abuse survivors has called for a major change in the way the Crown Law Office deals with abuse claimants.
Alternative ways of investigating and settling historical claims of abuse of children in care are being aired out, as victims say they are being re-traumatised when cases get to court.
The words of an abuse survivor harshly criticising the way she and others have been treated by Crown Law has been played back to the Solicitor General.
The Solicitor-General has fronted up to the Abuse in Care inquiry, telling the Commissioners she was there to explain the Crown's role but not to necessarily defend it. Audio
A statue of New Zealand's second female Cabinet minister and a founder of children's health camps will be unveiled in Hamilton this morning.
A man who was abused while in state care has ridiculed apologies given to him by a Crown witness at the Inquiry into Abuse in Care.
The Ministry of Social Development has again apologised to an abuse survivor for what he had to experience while in state care.
The Ministry of Social Development has revealed than more than 60 percent of the money it has spent on settling historic abuse claims has gone on operational costs, legal aid and external legal fees.
This time last election 500 people in Jacinda Ardern's home town of Morrinsville protested the treatment of farmers. Andrew McRae talks to some who where there to find out if feelings have changed.
A ship's captain is describing the way crew are being treated during Covid-19 as inhumane and like being in prison.
A lawyer representing a number of survivors of abuse while in state care says late notices on possible witnesses from the Crown made their work 'very gruelling'.
Paul Beale spent more than 40 years of his life as a patient in care. The treatment he received has been outlined to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission on Inquiry.
A man who was wrongly identified as mentally disabled when just six years old, was then sent to a state institution where he was physically and sexually abused until the end of his teens.
A man with an intellectual disability who went into care as a young child and was physically and sexually abused has described his childhood as a nightmare.