This Report is the outcome of eighteen month’s research, review and evaluation by the four independent commissioners. Arising from the wide-ranging conclusions of adverse health and human rights impacts, mismanaged programmes and inappropriate treatment of affected people, there are twenty seven detailed recommendations for restitution and management of any future incursions.
The four commissioners who co-wrote the report were
- Dr Joanna Govern, Senior Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Communication, at the University of Canterbury.
- Dr Tom Kerns, Professor in Philosophy, Bio-Ethics and Human Rights, Seattle Community College, USA.
- Prof Romeo F Quijano, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,College of Medicine, University of Philippines.
- Del Wihongi, Hokianga, Maori kuia of national standing and mana.