19 Jul 2021

Investigation into abuse in care of Pasifika opens in Mangere

From Midday Report, 12:41 pm on 19 July 2021

The first investigation into abuse in care of Pacific people in New Zealand has opened with a meaningful welcome in South Auckland.

Over the next two weeks the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care will hear from survivors, witnesses, and experts - on the experiences of Pacific people in both state and faith based care.

RNZ's reporter, Andrew McRae, is at the Fale o Samoa in Mangere.

He spoke to Max Towle.