24 Aug 2022

Nearly half of Māori rangatahi in state care have gone to prison

From Checkpoint, 5:43 pm on 24 August 2022

A third of children who were placed in state care have ended up serving a prison sentence.

For Māori, it's nearly half. The data comes from research tabled before the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care today. Māori news reporter Jamie Tahana has more.