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Family of 11 leave Gloriavale over community’s new leadership

Family of 11 leave Gloriavale over community’s new leadership

Newshub Reporter – 16/08/2018 (Video can be viewed in article link). A family of 11 have left Gloriavale for Timaru because of the secluded community’s new leadership. Newshub understands nine children aged between 15 months and 16 years old along with their parents have left the West Coast religious community. Read more here: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/08/family-of-11-leave-gloriavale-over-community-s-new-leadership.html
Lawyer prepares action over Gloriavale expulsion

Lawyer prepares action over Gloriavale expulsion

By Patrick Gower – 02/05/2018 (Video can be viewed in article link). A lawyer acting for a former Gloriavale member is preparing to take legal action against the fundamentalist Christian community. John Ready was kicked out of the sect after being caught with “religious contraband”. He was sacked from his job, ordered to leave with […]
Secretive religious community Gloriavale’s ‘Declaration of Commitment’ – revealing the rights members must sign away for the rest of their lives

Secretive religious community Gloriavale’s ‘Declaration of Commitment’ – revealing the rights members must sign away for the rest of their lives

By Paul Hobbs, 1News – 07/04/2018 [Video can be viewed in article link]. For the first time, the full details of Gloriavale’s “Declaration of Commitment” document can be unveiled. It includes an array of sweeping waivers, including how the religious group tries to legally bind people to a lifetime of servitude and secrecy. 1 News […]