Posts Tagged ‘Hebron Trust’

Erasing Marylands – place by place, hurt by hurt

Monday, June 10th, 2024

Christchurch’s Marylands Street and Marylands Park no longer exist. A renaming ceremony on Thursday saw a new street sign unveiled, Validation Place – and a new park sign, Validation Park. In time, no-one will know Marylands Catholic residential school for boys (which St John of God brothers ran from 1955 to 1984) ever existed. Marylands Read more

Survivors encouraged to come forward

Thursday, November 4th, 2021

The dates for hearing evidence about abuse at Christchurch’s Marylands School, co-located St Joseph’s Orphanage and the Hebron Trust have been announced by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care. The Commission is encouraging survivors to come forward, as is St John of God survivor, Darryl Smith. Smith says his traumatic story with St John Read more