Bryon (Nick) Nicol is a 59-year-old man of European descent. He spent six months in the Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit in 1973. While there, he experienced sexual and psychological abuse, and electroconvulsive therapy as punishment. Mr Nicol will give evidence about the abuse he suffered at Lake Alice, about the abuse he suffered at other State institutions for children, and about the lasting impacts of that abuse on his physical and mental health.
So far, nearly 2,200 survivors have shared their experience. Join them. Ā mohoa nei, neke atu i te 2,200 purapura ora kua kōrero mai i ō rātou haerenga. Hono mai.
We cannot make any findings, reach conclusions or make recommendations without hearing the voices of those who have the lived experience of state or faith-based care.Share your experience Kōrerotia mai tō wheako