Stuff – Current and former Gloriavale members asked to contact court-appointed lawyers

Stuff – Current and former Gloriavale members asked to contact court-appointed lawyers

By Joanne Naish – 28/10/2020 [Video can be viewed in article link]. The High Court has appointed lawyers to hear the stories of former and current Gloriavale members after an ex-resident launched civil proceedings against the community’s leaders. About 180 people have left the West Coast Christian community in recent years, with some alleging ill-treatment, […]
More FM – Lana has a fascinating chat with an ex-Gloriavale member

More FM – Lana has a fascinating chat with an ex-Gloriavale member

More FM The Breakfast Club – 20/10/2020 [Video can be viewed in article link]. Lana sat down with Hannah, a 25 year old girl who left Gloriavale 5 years ago along with her family, for a fascinating chat. Check out the eye opening interview. Watch here: https://www.morefm.co.nz/home/shows/the-breakfast-club/2020/10/lana-has-a-fascinating-chat-with-an-ex-gloriavale-member.html?fbclid=IwAR238q-7xnUyz0TI48lRK6SoJLLWOfhjkTEpvphHPVLiNfoPeIYF3pWeSJ0
Chris Lynch Media – Ex-Gloriavale members to hold protest outside James Hay Theatre

Chris Lynch Media – Ex-Gloriavale members to hold protest outside James Hay Theatre

Chris Lynch Media – 06/10/2020 Former Gloriavale members will hold a demonstration outside the James Hay Theatre tonight which is the venue of the Leader’s debate between Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins. They’re calling on Ardern to announce an immediate wide-ranging inquiry into Gloriavale amidst “concerns of modern-day slavery, exploitation, unsafe work practices, poor education, […]
RNZ – Gloriavale leavers petition government, plan to protest

RNZ – Gloriavale leavers petition government, plan to protest

By Sally Murphy – 06/10/2020 There are growing calls for a wide-ranging government inquiry into the West Coast Christian community Gloriavale. The Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust has started a petition this week urging the government to take action. They’re also protesting outside The Press’ Leaders Debate in Christchurch tonight. They say they are growing frustrated […]
RNZ – ‘These people are voiceless, we’re here to be a voice’ – ex-Gloriavale member urges inquiry

RNZ – ‘These people are voiceless, we’re here to be a voice’ – ex-Gloriavale member urges inquiry

Radio New Zealand – 06/10/2020 [Video and Audio can be accessed in article link]. Former Gloriavale members are picketing the Election 2020 leaders debate in Christchurch, urging the prime minister to launch an inquiry into the secretive religious sect on the South Island’s West Coast. They say they are frustrated by what they believe is […]