Statement of Cheryl Munro on behalf of James Packer
James Packer is Ngāti Maniapoto. James is Deaf and has Aspergers syndrome. On his behalf, his mother, Cheryl Munro, gave evidence of the many attempts by him, and his family, to get the Ministry of Education to engage with his claims of abuse in a special Deaf school. He also gave evidence of his claim against the Crown Health Financing Agency for abuse he suffered while admitted as a patient in a psychiatric hospital.