The hearing has now ended. Evidence of witnesses from faith-based institutions, including statements, transcripts and video footage of testimony is available by clicking on the button below.
15 March to 30 March 2021
This hearing will focus on evidence on redress processes from witnesses called on behalf of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand, Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Salvation Army New Zealand.
3 May to 10 May 2021
This investigation will examine and report on abuse and neglect of children and young people in State residential care.
Follow some of the news of the Royal Commission with occasional blogs from our Commissioners. In the most recent blog, Commissioner Julia Steenson shares share her thoughts on important implications of Te Tiriti in our work. Read more.
Each survivor who attends a private session is given the opportunity to send a message to Aotearoa New Zealand.
You can read their messages here.
The Royal Commission will use an approach that is consistent with Te Tiriti. How we adopt its principles of partnership, protection and participation is central to the work of the Inquiry and a core focus of our Māori Partnerships team.