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  1. Video for State abuse inquiry hears evidence of abuse at children's homes
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    State abuse inquiry hears evidence of abuse at children's homes

     Tyrone Marks of Ngāti Raukawa was only eight years old when he was taken into state care and he recalls "going from home to home, being locked up, being treated like dirt, sexually abused, physically, mentally, psychologically."

  2. Video for State abuse survivors recall traumatic events
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    State abuse survivors recall traumatic events

    Although the wānanga focused on the future aspirations of survivors, some find the pain and anguish still unbearable.

  3. Video for Quarter of a million Kiwi kids abused in state or faith-based care
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    Quarter of a million Kiwi kids abused in state or faith-based care

    But there are gaps in abuse prevalence data, which means more research will be needed to estimate how many Māori, Pasifika and disabled people were abused.

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    Māori leaders demand dismissals- ‘this is the last straw’

    Six prominent kuia leading an inquiry into Oranga Tamariki demand immediate dismissals. 

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    Survivors given option to provide accounts of historical abuse in writing

    The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has unveiled the option for people to provide accounts of abuse or neglect in writing, in response to requests from survivors to do so.

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    Whānau with children in state care receiving help to understand rights

    Whānau Ora navigators Karen Mills and Kylie Jane-Phillips say there are common misconceptions about Oranga Tamariki, stopping whānau from learning about the steps they can take.

  7. Video for Ngāti Porou iwi-led model for children's care applauded
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    Ngāti Porou iwi-led model for children's care applauded

    Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft applauds the Ngāti Porou people for taking ownership of their descendants in state care. This comes after Ngāti Porou presented a report into its iwi-led model of care to the Children's Commissioner and the Ministry of Social Development. 

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    Māori babies taken from whānau more than others

    Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has today released statistics showing Māori babies are five times more likely than non-Māori to be taken in state custody.

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    Māori should lead state care changes

    A former ward of the state and social work practitioner Paora Moyle, Ngāti Porou, says Māori need to be key drivers in the discussions for any change within New Zealand's state care system. 

  10. Video for Most children harmed in State care are Māori – Oranga Tamariki report
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    Most children harmed in State care are Māori – Oranga Tamariki report

    Oranga Tamariki's Deputy Chief Executive for the Voices of Children, Hoani Lambert says if he didn’t think he was doing right by Māori he should leave his role at the agency.

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