Making Your Submission

The People’s Inquiry 2020 is accepting Written Submissions in the three key areas listed below. Please read and decide which key area your submission comes under.

You will then need to prepare your submission in a saved word or text document. Then along with any supporting documents or photos email it through to contact@peoplesinquiry2020.nz

Once you have emailed through your submission, you need to complete the relevant submission form to let us know how you would like your submission shared. The Inquiry Committee will collect and keep all submissions stored securely until they are to be shared with the panel of Commissioners, prior to the final Hearing.

Harmed or Witness to Harm – for those negatively affected or harmed by toxic chemicals or poisons, and those wishing to give evidence about their own experiences or situations they have witnessed.
SUBMISSION FORM 1

Scientists, Researchers and Other Experts – for scientists, researchers and other experts wishing to share their knowledge and expertise on the impacts and effects of toxic chemicals and poisons on the people, wildlife or environment.
SUBMISSION FORM 2

Non-Toxic Alternatives and Solutions – for those working with, or wishing to present, non-toxic solutions and alternatives to toxic chemicals and poisons in use.
SUBMISSION FORM 3


See the pdf. Submission Guide here which can be downloaded for more information.

Thank you for sharing your experience or personal story with this Inquiry.

Not Sure?
If you are unsure, or feel your submission does not easily fit into one of the above
categories, please use this contact form to get in touch with us, and we will get
back to you.

Support and Advocacy
Need to talk? Find out here who you can contact for support. Whether it be moral and
emotional support or advice and information, there are support networks available to
you. Remember you are never alone, there are always people here ready to help.

Giving Oral Testimony at the Hearing
In addition to giving your written submission, there will also be an opportunity for you
to give oral testimony in person at the PI2020 Hearing in Auckland which will include a
panel of specially-chosen Commissioners. Once our panel of Commissioners and The
Hearing date have been confirmed, we will let you know.

Sharing your Story on Film
There may be an opportunity to record your story on film with one of our team. Have
look at some of the stories shared so far on our Stories on Film Page. To register your
interest in sharing your story on film, please get in touch via our contact form.

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