Quick Exit

Harry Tutahi was taken into care as a young child and spent time in many State facilities, including Epuni Boys’ Home, Holdsworth and Hōkio Beach. Harry will share how his lived experiences of abuse in these facilities inevitably led to him spending time in prison as a teenager and then as a young adult. Harry will also discuss the impacts the abuse has had on his life. 

Witness Statement of Harry Tutahi for the Maori public hearing

PDF, 3.1 MB

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