Quick Exit

Erica Dobson is of Cook Island and Ngāti Kahungunu descent. Erica is a survivor of State care and will share her experiences in foster care including how she was let down by the State’s policies and decisions regarding the placement of children. Erica will provide further background information about her foster brother who experienced the same abusive placements.


WItness Statement of Erica Marie Dobson

PDF, 1.5 MB

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