Abuse in care: More tragic stories from Lake Alice shared

From Checkpoint, 6:13 pm on 18 June 2021

Warning: This report may be distressing for some listeners.

A survivor of the adolescent unit at Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital in the 1970s says she was raped by the head of the unit multiple times.

Sixty-two-year-old Sharyn Collis has given evidence to the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care. She was 14 when she was first sent to the unit in 1973.

RNZ reporter Andrew McRae has been at the hearing in Auckland.