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8,000 people gave testimony of abuse in religious institutions.

Calls for New Zealand child abuse inquiry after damning Australian report 20 minutes ago

Eight thousand people gave testimony of abuse in religious institutions.

Duncan Garner became emotional speaking about covering the story.

Duncan Garner opens up on pain of covering Moko's death

"[Chelsea] rang me to tell me her story. It was deeply upsetting - for 20 minutes I cried with her."

Moko Rangitoheriri died in 2015.

NZ ignored systems to fight child neglect - Commissioner

Andrew Becroft says fixing NZ's horrific child abuse statistics won't require reinventing the wheel.

Moko Rangitoheriri.

Coroner calls for childcare revamp after brutal Moko death

Wallace Bain thought he had already seen his worst abuse case - he was wrong.

A New Zealand man is currently before the courts in relation to the investigation that triggered the operation in the Philippines.

NZ Police help free children in Philippines from sexual exploitation

The abuse of the children was being livestreamed to international subscribers.

Mikala and Deri Boyce-Slezak.

Couple 'microwaved' baby

They said it was a rash, but US prosecutors say it's a burn - caused by a microwave.

She attempted to suffocate her son and made him swallow a button battery.

Mother who made son swallow battery jailed

Prosecutors said she "thrived on interacting with medical professionals".

Greg Chism from Toy Freaks

Disturbing, 'abusive' 'Toy Freaks' video channel removed from YouTube

The video streaming service is cracking down on exploitative content marketed at children.

Protesters demanding an inquest into abuse of children during state care.

Al Jazeera reports on NZ's 'quiet genocide'

It calls on the Government to acknowledge 'stolen generations'.

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State abuse: Apology may come from 'the highest level'

"We have a very clear idea of the sort of incidents that are going to be exposed," Tracey Martin says.

Tracey Martin on The Nation.

Interview: Tracey Martin

Lisa Owen talks to the Minister for Children about the inquiry into the abuse of kids in state care.

Tracey Martin will change its name.

Ministry for Children drops 'vulnerable' from its name

The ministry blasted for its name will now be rebranded.

Kathleen Elizabeth Cooper, 66, was found guilty of killing two-year-old Jermain Mason Ngawhau.

Grandma sentenced over toddler's murder

The 2yo died after being thrown down a hallway.

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Claims ex-British PM involved in child sexual abuse

Edward Heath would have been questioned about claims he sexually abused boys if he were alive today, police said.

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Childcare lessons for boys encouraged

The lessons can promote boys to be more nurturing

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'We have blood on our hands' - Garner

Duncan Garner shared a passionate message about NZ's child abuse record on The AM Show.

Moko was kicked, thrown, dropped, bitten and stomped on.

Moko inquest: Former Women's Refuge CEO calls for sweeping change

She says the services "tend to deal with the aftermath" - and more needs to be done.

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Smack your kids and they'll do worse at school - study

It decreases their cognitive abilities an isolates them from their peers, new research has found.

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Mother guilty of purposefully making children sick

She was found guilty on six of the charges of ill treatment or neglect of a child, and not guilty of two others.


Could the anti-smacking law be overturned?

With Winston in the box seat, Family First says he could make it a bottom line.