Quick Exit

Natasha Emery focuses her kōrero on her and her late brother’s childhood and adolescence. This includes their relationships with parent figures, as well as their experiences in State care. Natasha also speaks about how the impacts of these experiences shaped her and her brother’s lives, and the resulting intergenerational effects of trauma on their own whānau, including Natasha’s late son. 

Witness Statement of Natasha Emery for the Maori public hearing

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So far, over 900 survivors have shared their experience. Join them. Ā mohoa nei, neke atu i te 900 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