7 Mar 2022

Royal Commission into Māori survivors of abuse in state care starts

From Midday Report, 12:46 pm on 7 March 2022

A two-week hearing into the experiences of Māori survivors of abuse in state and faith-based care has opened in Auckland.

The hearing is part of the long-running Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry.

It was opened with a pōwhiri and karakia by hosts Ngati Whatua at Orakei Marae.

RNZ's Māori News reporter Jamie Tahana is covering it, and spoke to Māni Dunlop.