Stuff – Gloriavale: The daily life, the dark side and uncertain future explained
By Amy Wright – 20/03/2021
EXPLAINER: A closed religious group has been thriving since the 1960s, despite many controversies and the death of its founder. As unhappy members leave, and scrutiny from the outside world intensifies, Amy Wright takes a closer look at Gloriavale.
Virginia Courage had a wonderful childhood. She rode horses, swam in a river near her home, explored wild bush and lived happily alongside dozens of people she loved and trusted…