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A Samoan man who came to New Zealand at about the age of four has told the Royal Commission of Inquiry that too many in his community are being left to live their lives with no social support.
A man who suffered abuse while in care says he wants transformative change in the state care system in New Zealand.
An angry kid, to an angry youth and then angry adult sums up the life of abuse survivor, Leota Scanlon.
He's fronted up to the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care's Pacific hearing in South Auckland.
A woman of Samoan descent who was adopted out to a palagi family says it resulted in a complete disconnect from her cultural roots.
Known as Ms CU, she has told the inquiry into abuse, that although… Audio
Survivors of abuse from the Pacific community have began to give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this week. Audio
The theft of his name led a Pacific Island boy down a path of state care, where he was abused.
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… Audio
The Salvation Army has apologised for the historical abuse of people in its care.
The organisation gave evidence at the Abuse in care inquiry being held in Auckland.
Over the next two weeks churches… Audio
Lawyer Julia Steenson (Ngati Whatua and Waikato/Tainui) is a new Commissioner of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-Based Institutions. Audio
The first two weeks of New Zealand's biggest ever inquiry - into abuse in state and faith-based care - finishes today. It's been revealing, shocking, and heartbreaking - and it's just scratched the… Audio