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Mr AL and his brother attended Marylands School from 1955 to 1959. He was among the first group of boys at Marylands School and had been transferred from St Joseph’s Orphanage. Mr AL speaks about the abuse he experienced and saw at St Joseph’s Orphanage and Marylands School. This includes physical and sexual abuse, as well as not receiving a proper education and being abused because of his Māori heritage.  


Transcript of Mr AL at the Marylands School public hearing

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