LATEST:  Expressions of Interest for Survivor Advisory Group open (7/03/2019)

The Royal Commission is asking for survivors who are interested in being in the Survivor Advisory Group to submit an application now. Applications close on 31 March. All the information can be found here:

If you have any further questions please contact the Royal Commission on 0800 222 727.

Terms of Reference - Plain English version (1/3/2019)

Royal Commission update - February 2019 (1/2/2019)

Message to survivors (13/12/2018)

Panui - newsletter

December 2018 - Easy read version in WORD (DOCX, 62KB)

December 2018 - Easy read version in PDF (PDF, 173KB) 

December 2018 - Illustrated version (PDF, 253KB)

News releases

Terms of Reference set for Inquiry into Abuse in Care (12/11/2018)

See also: Post-Cabinet Press Conference - 12 November 2018 (YouTube)

Government update of Royal Commission timeframe (5/10/2018)

Statement: Terms of Reference Report delivered to the Minister of Internal Affairs (30/5/2018)

Final week for public submissions on draft Terms of Reference (23/4/2018)

Appointment of Executive Director (6/4/2018)

Royal Commission calls for public submissions on draft Terms of Reference (30/3/2018)

Web News

Profile Piece (E-Tangata)

Television broadcoasts

Interview: Sir Anand Satyanand  (TV3 Newshub Nation)

Inquiry scope ends (Māori Television)

Radio broadcasts

Sir Anand interview (Radio 531pi)

Sir Anand Satyanand: Inquiry into abuse in state care (NewstalkZB)

Royal Commission calls for public submissions on draft Terms of Reference (Waatea News)

How broad should government abuse inquiry go? (Radio New Zealand)

Government inquiry into state care abuse begins (Radio Live)


View a lecture by Elizabeth Stanley (58:29): Acknowledging State Abuse in New Zealand (Victoria University of Wellington, July 2018)