Government agrees to a set of principles to guide the response to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in Care
The principles are: manaakitanga; openness; transparency; learning, being joined up; and, meeting obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
The Minister of State Services discusses the principles in a press release https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/historical-abuse-state-care-government-sets-out-how-it%E2%80%99ll-respond-inquiry
Further details about the Crown response to the Royal Commission can be found in a Cabinet paper published on the State Services Commission website.
Versions of the Cabinet paper are also available in NZSL and easy-read on the SSC website.
- Read the Cabinet paper (PDF version)
- Read the Cabinet minute (PDF version)
- Read the easy-read version (PDF version)
The Royal Commission
Information about the Royal Commission its available on its website www.abuseinstatecare.royalcommission.govt.nz .
For anyone who was in State care or faith-based care, the website has full details on how to share your personal experiences with the Royal Commission.
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