Royal commission gathering evidence relating to Gloriavale

Royal commission gathering evidence relating to Gloriavale

By Sam Sherwood  – 26/08/2020 (Videos can be viewed from article link) The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care is looking into Gloriavale, with an investigation into the community possible. It comes amid revelations Gloriavale leaders forced a 13-year-old girl to sit in a room with a man who allegedly groomed her, because […]
Unmasking Gloriavale to give a voice to the voiceless

Unmasking Gloriavale to give a voice to the voiceless

By: Esther Ashby-Coventry – 24/08/2020 (Videos can be viewed in article link). The grandson of Hopeful Christian, the founder of the secretive Gloriavale community, was shocked to discover his grandfather had been convicted of sex offending and jailed. James Harrison said he and his fellow Gloriavale members were not told of his grandfather’s conviction for […]
Gloriavale’s sexual assault policy asks victims to ‘forgive’ abusers, gives offenders three chances to stop

Gloriavale’s sexual assault policy asks victims to ‘forgive’ abusers, gives offenders three chances to stop

By: Sam Sherwood and Joanne Carroll – 22/08/2020 (Video can be viewed in article link). Sexual assault victims at the secretive religious Gloriavale sect are made to meet with their abuser and forgive them – without police being notified. Gloriavale leaders then give offenders “second and third chances” to stop offending, along with more rounds […]

Website Launch

Today we finally launched our new website, just in time to allow people to start signing up to go to our Upcoming Events! There’s still plenty of content to add, but we’ll keep chipping away at it over the next few months.