As the second public hearing within the Redress Investigation, the Inquiry will examine the experiences of victims and survivors involved in claims against the Catholic Church, Anglican Church and the Salvation Army and their respective subsidiary and affiliated entities and institutions (including faith-based schools) (“the institutions”) for abuse in their care.
Filetype(s): PDF, Word DocumentCreated August 2020
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Witnesses: Phase 1

Opening submissions by Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission - Ms Anderson Opening submissions on behalf of the Bishops and Congregational Leaders of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand by Ms McKechnie Submissions on behalf of Network for Survivors of Abuse in Faith-Based Institutions by Dr Murray Heasley and Liz Tonks.
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Frances gave evidence about the sexual and emotional abuse she experienced in the early 1970s when she was a primary school student.
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Patrick’s evidence was read by his daughter Tina, as Patrick passed away earlier this year.
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Mr G’s evidence outlines the abuse he experienced at Marist Brothers’ School in Whanganui.
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Mr F gave evidence about the abuse he experienced in his first year at St Patrick’s College, Silverstream in 1953.
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Anne gave evidence about the abuse she experienced while at the Star of the Sea orphanage, run by the Sisters of Mercy, and the sexual abuse by a Catholic priest who befriended her mother.
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Gloria gives evidence on the Catholic Church’s redress process both as a survivor of abuse and as someone who has worked on one of the Church’s Abuse Protocol Committees.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated December 2020
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Ann-Marie’s evidence describes her experience of abuse while in the care of several faith-based institutions.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mary will give evidence about the process of obtaining redress for abuse she suffered at St Patrick’s Cathedral School and St Dominic’s Catholic College in Auckland.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Marc will give evidence about the abuse he suffered in St Edmund’s Intermediate School and St Paul’s High School, Dunedin, by two Christian Brothers, a priest and a lay teacher.
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John will give evidence about the abuse he experienced during the two years he was at a Catholic intermediate school in the early 1980s, run by the Marist Brothers, and his experiences in trying to get redress from the Catholic Church.
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Transcript of the opening statement on behalf of the Anglican Church from Fiona Guy Kidd.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated February 2021
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Jacinda will talk about abuse suffered as a parishioner of the Nativity Anglican Church in Blenheim in the 2000’s, by the parish priest.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
Public hearings

Mr Harding discusses the abuse suffered while attending Dilworth School in the 1970’s by staff at the School.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mr Goodwin will discuss the environment at Christ’s College, including abuse from senior students and the difficulty seeking redress after being educated within a “don’t tell” culture, as well as the subsequent impact of these experiences.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Ms M discusses her home life and circumstances that led to being placed in the care of Anglican Social Services, and the abuse suffered in various home placements, which were made by Anglican Social Services and the State.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mr Oakly will give evidence about the abuse he suffered by an Archdeacon of the Brightwater Church of the Nelson Anglican Diocese, who was also Scout Commissioner for the Nelson region, as well as the impact of the abuse.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Ms C will give evidence of the abuse of a Vicar within a Church and Youth Group setting.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Louise Deans gave evidence about abuse experience while training to become an ordained Minister in the Anglican Church and her attempts to obtain redress.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Margaret Wilkinson’s evidence will describe the abuse she experienced at ‘St Mary’s Home for Unwed Mothers’ and her attempts to get Redress from ‘the Anglican Trust for Women and Children’.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mrs D gives evidence of her treatment (and the treatment of her children) within St Mary’s Home for unwed mothers, including the forced adoption of two of her children.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mr A was placed in care at the Salvation Army’s Bramwell Booth Home in Temuka in the 1980’s.
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Ms Lowe gave evidence of her time at Hillsbrook Children’s Home, the Salvation Army’s Whatman Children’s Home and foster care.
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Mr Timpson identifies as Moriori.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020

Gloria White gives evidence of her experience at the Salvation Army homes The Nest and The Grange, and the abuse and neglect she suffered during this time.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Mr Takiaho identifies as Maori.
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An abridged version of the evidence of Ms B read by Claire Mullord.
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Public hearings

An abridged version of the evidence of Ms B read by Claire Mullord.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated December 2020
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Ms K’s evidence is about the abuse she suffered by two Marist Brothers in her family home.
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Ms I’s evidence outlines the abuse she experienced by nuns at school in Hamilton East, and the impact this has had on her life.
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Mr J describes his experience of abuse in the Catholic Church revolving around the predatory sexual behaviour of a Gisborne Parish priest in the 1950s.
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Robert Donaldson will give evidence about the sexual abuse he experienced while in the pastoral care of Father Magnus “Max” Murray (Father Murray).
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Mrs N was groomed and sexually abused by a teacher at St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, an Anglican high school.
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Mr L, was a staff member at St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, an Anglican high school.
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Ms I’s evidence outlines the abuse she experienced by nuns at school in Hamilton East, and the impact this has had on her life.
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Vincent’s evidence is about the abuse he suffered by former priest, Magnus Murray, at a Christian Brothers High School.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated February 2021
Other

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) in Aotearoa New Zealand is the national chapter of SNAP, a worldwide peer-support network of adult survivors of child sexual abuse by members of the clergy, in faith-based organisations and in other institutions.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated June 2021

Witnesses: Phase 2

Submissions on behalf of Network for Survivors of Abuse in Faith-based Institutions by Dr Murray Heasley and Liz Tonks.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated March 2021
Public hearings

Colonel Gerry Walker is the Chief Secretary of The Salvation Army in New Zealand.
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Murray Houston is the Commercial Manager for The Salvation Army and the Manager of the Royal Commission Response.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated March 2021

 

Opening statement by Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission – Katherine Anderson

Opening statement by Counsel Assisting the Anglican Church – Fiona Guy-Kidd…
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings

Evidence of Bishop Ross Bay for Faith-based redress hearing on 17-18 March 2021.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated March 2021

The Rt Reverend Peter Carrell has been the Bishop of Christchurch since 2019 having been ordained as a priest in 1987.
Filetype(s): PDF, Word DocumentCreated March 2021

Statement of Archbishop Richardson for the Faith-based redress hearing on Friday 19th March and Monday 22nd March The Most Reverend Philip Richardson has been a bishop since 1999 and since 2008 has been a Bishop of the Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings

The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia/Te Hahi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tireni, ki Nga Moutere o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa has a joint primacy shared between the three tikanga of the Church (Māori, Pasifika and Pakeha).
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings

Opening statements from Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission, Katherine Anderson

Opening statement from SNAP (Sonja Cooper with Christopher Longhurst, John O’Malley)

Opening…
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Dr Doyle is an ordained Catholic priest, canon lawyer and addictions therapist.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
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Statement of Br Peter Horide for the Faith-based Redress hearing.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings

Virginia Noonan is the Director of the National Office for Professional Standards (NOPS).
Filetype(s): PDFCreated March 2021

Fr Timothy Duckworth is the Provincial of the New Zealand province of the Society of Mary (often known as the Marist Fathers and Brothers) and has been in the role since the 1st of February 2020.
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings

Cardinal John Dew is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Wellington and Metropolitan of New Zealand.
Filetype(s): PDFCreated March 2021

Salvation Army closing address Counsel Assisting the Salvation Army Jenny Stevens




Anglican Church closing…
Filetype(s): PDF, VideoCreated March 2021
Public hearings