14 Mar 2017

Issue of abuse in state care headed to the Waitangi Tribunal

From Morning Report, 7:26 am on 14 March 2017

Maori who say they were abused while in state care want the Waitangi Tribunal to back growing calls for a wide-ranging inquiry."Maori childrenwere singled out, and apprehended and taken into state care and often for quite flimsy reasons like truancy and shoplifting for lollies." We talk to Auckland University law lecturer Andrew Erueti who has been helping with the claim.