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Royal Commission report and recommendations delivered to the Governor-General

Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi Tā mātou takohanga ki te Tiriti o Waitangi

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry is committed to honouring te Tiriti o Waitangi. This is outlined in our Terms of Reference. We also acknowledge the disproportionate representation of Māori in care. Our inquiry is underpinned by te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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Our progress Kauneketanga

Experiences heard


Private sessions, written accounts and witness statements received as at 10 August 2023

Days of public hearings


At 10 August 2023

Documents received


At 10 August 2023

Our Commitment to Accessibility

The Royal Commission of Inquiry is working to ensure that meeting the accessibility needs of our survivors and employees is how we do business. When we design, build and deliver our services, we are ensuring that accessibility is considered.  In doing this, our survivors are critical in testing our solutions and providing feedback. We’re working to better support our employees, so they are able to better support and service our survivors, and the communities in which they live.



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