"I turned around because I heard something. He was right by me. He stabbed me twice when I turned around."
Actions and inactions of agencies "substantially" increased the risk of the attacker going down the wrong path and "created the very event that they were trying to prevent", the report found.
"He told me that [Ahamed Samsudeen] wants to go and stab people."
Saturday marks one year since Ahamed Samsudeen injured serval people at LynnMall Countdown.
Ahamed Samsudeen was also blamed for starting a third fight while in prison.
Authorities are poised to report back on a joint investigation into the case.
Government agencies are remaining silent.
LynnMall terror attacker stabbed shoppers at the Countdown supermarket last September, before being shot dead by police who were following him.
"Immigration really is the key to finding out why this guy was still in New Zealand and why he wasn't deported."