They said justice for state abuse victims wasn’t possible under the law. Sonja Cooper proved them wrong.
A judge who wrote a report on abuse in state care after listening to stories for seven years says it appears to have been forgotten.
The judge who chaired a panel which heard from children abused in state care says there is no guarantee of the future safety of children unless an an independent body is set up to investigate.
John Key has refused to say whether he would rule out an independent inquiry into the abuse of children in state care but said it would not achieve a lot.
Child psychology expert Nicola Atwool discusses the two uplift videos in Newsroom’s investigation.
Opinion – We need an inquiry into historical abuse of state wards for the same reason Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland and the US have gone down a similar route, writes David Cohen.
Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy has told the UN to urge New Zealand to hold an independent inquiry, saying it is the “right thing to do”.
Schoolboys warned each other about a Wellington sports coach sentenced to home detention for indecently assaulting students.
207 people have been put in seclusion rooms at Tauranga Hospital in the past three years.