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The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has released details of its first public hearing in Auckland at the end of October.

Commissioners will hear from survivors and their advocates, academics and experts during the two-week hearing covering a range of issues and topics. It will be the first time the Royal Commission has heard from survivors and experts in a public hearing and will set the scene for the rest of the Inquiry.

You can find out more about the Contextual hearing and a provisional list of witnesses appearing at the hearing in this document.

A hearing plan with the confirmed witnesses and the dates and times they will give evidence will be released on 21 October. A short summary of the topics to be covered by each witness will be released before that.

Minute 3 - Contextual hearing

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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