Former Gloriavale member launches civil court action against leadership trust

Former Gloriavale member launches civil court action against leadership trust

A former Gloriavale member who has launched a potentially landmark legal case to try and remove the leadership of the West Coast religious commune has got his first day in court today.

Ex-member John Ready, who was banished from Gloriavale more than three years ago and who still has family members inside the community, has launched a civil claim at the High Court.

Ready wants the courts to intervene and remove the board of trustees of the Christian Church Community Trust – the registered charity behind the remote community based at Haupiri, inland from Greymouth – and have them replaced with a public trust “until a fit board can be found”.

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