Stuff – Gloriavale company director says policing payment of honey factory workers is not his responsibility

Stuff – Gloriavale company director says policing payment of honey factory workers is not his responsibility

By Amanda Cropp – Stuff – 30/05/2021 A West Coast businessman running a honey company owned by the Gloriavale​ Christian Community says payment of honey factory workers is none of his business. But moves to enact anti-slavery legislation to prevent forced labour and worker exploitation could mean companies, especially if they are exporters, will have […]
RNZ / Newshub – Former Gloriavale members push for community’s leaders to be removed and replaced

RNZ / Newshub – Former Gloriavale members push for community’s leaders to be removed and replaced

By Tim Brown – RNZ 19/05/2021 Former Gloriavale members want the church’s leadership removed and the Public Trust appointed in its place. John Ready and other unnamed plaintiffs are taking a civil suit against The Christian Church Community Trust, commonly known as Gloriavale, as well as trustees and shareholders associated with the community. Gloriavale was […]
RNZ – Gloriavale documents give insight into community life

RNZ – Gloriavale documents give insight into community life

By Tim Brown – RNZ (Radio New Zealand) – 19/05/2021 Recently released court documents provide a candid insight into life and religious beliefs at Gloriavale. John Ready and other unnamed plaintiffs are taking a civil suit against The Christian Church Community Trust, commonly known as Gloriavale, as well as trustees and shareholders associated with the […]
NZ Herald – Gloriavale: Leadership denies breaching its duties to members, reveals remarkable insights into community

NZ Herald – Gloriavale: Leadership denies breaching its duties to members, reveals remarkable insights into community

By Kurt Bayer – NZ Herald – 19/05/2021 The infamous Gloriavale document where newcomers sign their lives over to the secretive religious sect has been revealed as a key part of a potentially-landmark legal action against the Christian community’s leadership. The original document, “A Declaration of Commitment to Jesus Christ and to the Christian Church […]