The Christchurch Civic Creche Case

Classic Quotes

Joy Bander * (1992)

Instigator of the witchhunt against Peter Ellis;
Author of “A Mother’s Story” in which she confessed to making leading questions of her son;
Secretary of Christchurch ‘End Ritual Abuse’ group;

explaining to the police how she coached her son:


"In case you need reminding, I wish to point out that Alec* & I are the ones who got Tommy* to talk in the first place"
Joy Bander*

(* pseudonyms used in her book “A Mother’s Story”)

Complaint to police 1992