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Government Abolishes Modern Slavery Group

Government Abolishes Modern Slavery Group

: Opinion piece: Liz Gregory. (Thoughts, opinions and views expressed here belong to Liz Gregory and may or may not represent the views of all leavers, current members or the Trust). News the past week that the Government quietly “abolished “dissolved” the Modern Day Slavery Taskforce at the end of May…
Hope for Gloriavale

Hope for Gloriavale

: A document produced by the Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust, in consultation with a significant number of Gloriavale Leavers. The intention of the document is to cast a better vision for Gloriavale. It seeks to identify what reform or closure might look like. Introduction The Gloriavale Christian Community says that they…
Escaping Utopia

Escaping Utopia

: Opinion piece: Liz Gregory. (Thoughts, opinions and views expressed here belong to Liz Gregory and may or may not represent the views of all leavers, current members or the Trust). Escaping Utopia is on the lips of everyone I’ve met this week. My guess is half of New Zealand will…
Is Gloriavale too difficult for the Government?

Is Gloriavale too difficult for the Government?

: Opinion piece: Liz Gregory. (Thoughts, opinions and views expressed here belong to Liz Gregory and may or may not represent the views of all leavers, current members or the Trust). Background In 2022 the Government was suitably concerned about Gloriavale (finally!). A Public Services Commissioner was charged with overseeing the…
How did we get to this point?

How did we get to this point?

: Opinion piece: Liz Gregory. (Thoughts, opinions and views expressed here belong to Liz Gregory and may or may not represent the views of all leavers or current members). It’s been an interesting week. It started with a meeting 60 Gloriavale leavers attended (in-person and on Zoom). The legal team wanted…