Public hearing: State redress - Evidence from survivors Nohoanga tūmatanui: Puretumunga Tari Karauna – Ngā Taunakitanga a ngā Purapura Ora
At this hearing Commissioners heard evidence from survivors of abuse in care about civil claims made against the State, and from survivors about civil litigation in the courts and before the Human Rights Tribunal.
Hearing from people who experienced abuse and neglect in institutions will help us to build a picture of what happened to those who made allegations or complaints or took civil proceedings relating to having been abused in State-based care.
Much of the content presented at the hearing covers details of abuse that may raise difficult emotional issues. There is a list of some of the telephone helplines or services that offer free support, information and help on this website under: For survivors, Getting help and support, Support services.
To watch the evidence being given by individual survivors, please click on the survivor’s name below.
- Minute 10 - Oral Closing Submissions State Redress Hearing
- Minute 9 - Further Directions on State Redress Public Hearing
- Minute 8 - State Redress Hearing
- Minute 7 – Following Procedural Hearing on 25 February 2020
- Briefing Paper - Findings and recommendations on redress and rehabilitation processes into child sexual abuse in care
- Briefing Paper - Legal frameworks applying to litigation of civil claims
- Briefing Paper - Findings and recommendations on redress and rehabilitation processes for claims of abuse in State care
- Briefing Paper - Redress in International and Domestic Human Rights Law
- Briefing Paper - Findings on Te Tiriti/Treaty of Waitangi Principles and Māori Consultation identified in recent inquiries and reports relating to redress of Abuse in State Care
- Minute 6 - Split Redress Hearing
- Minute 5 – Redress Hearing
- Issues paper - Redress (civil litigation)