1News – Gloriavale man says discipline with weapons common practice
By Ryan Boswell – 1News – 06/09/2022
A Gloriavale man who disciplined his daughters using a weapon argues it is common practice in the West Coast commune.
Clem Ready is giving evidence at the Employment Court to decide whether six former Gloriavale members were employees or volunteers.
He said men living in Gloriavale believe in corporal punishment.
Ready told the court he had earlier pleaded guilty to assaulting his daughters with a weapon over a period of 13 years.
In 2018, Ready was sentenced in the Greymouth District Court to 12 months’ supervision.
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