1 News – 61 people involved in alleged offending at Gloriavale – police
By Ryan Boswell – 1News – 07/04/2022
Police have identified 61 people as being involved in alleged offending at Gloriavale.
Operation Minneapolis was launched in July 2020 after claims of sexual abuse against women and children at the West Coast commune.
Police and Oranga Tamariki worked on the investigation, which has now finished.
In a statement to 1News, West Coast Area Commander Inspector Jacqui Corner said primarily young people have been identified as being involved in alleged offending.
She said five people have been charged with a range of offences and remain before the court.