Witnesses and evidence

Witness transcripts, briefs of evidence and video footage from their testimony at the hearing can be accessed through the links below.


All Transcripts from the Faith-based Institutions response hearing


Day 1 Thursday 13 October 
  • Opening Statements
  • Gloriavale Christian Community
Day 2 Monday 17 October
  • Catholic Education - St Patrick's College Silverstream  
  • The Dioceses and Congregations of the Catholic Church of Aotearoa New Zealand  
Day 3 Tuesday 18 October
  • The Methodist Church of New Zealand (Contextual)  
  • The Methodist Church of New Zealand and Wesley College (Panel One)
  • The Methodist Church of New Zealand and Wesley College (Panel Two)
Day 4 Wednesday 19 October
  • Presbyterian Support Central 
  • Presbyterian Support Otago
  • Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Dilworth Survivors Class Action Group Opening
  • Dilworth School and Trust Board Opening
  • Anglican Education - Dilworth School 
Day 5 Thursday 20 October
  • Anglican Education - Dilworth School - continued 
  • Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand  
  • Closing statements begin
Day 6 Friday 21 October
  • Closing statements continue