Gloriavale leavers petition government, plan to protest

Gloriavale leavers petition government, plan to protest

By Sally Murphy – 06/10/2020 There are growing calls for a wide-ranging government inquiry into the West Coast Christian community Gloriavale. The Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust has started a petition this week urging the government to take action. They’re also protesting outside The Press’ Leaders Debate in Christchurch tonight. They say they are growing frustrated […]
Gloriavale: WorkSafe tells controversial Christian community to make workplace changes

Gloriavale: WorkSafe tells controversial Christian community to make workplace changes

By Cherie Howie – 02/10/2020 WorkSafe have told Gloriavale to improve work practices, but found no evidence to support allegations the religious community isn’t managing the risk of fatigue in the workplace. The site visit follows reports of 23-hour work shifts for members, and threats by church leaders. Read more here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12369893&fbclid=IwAR1Db5z2x9_JsuavbQxR_NgnYNcX6M3jUyCIYihg1N2HTXfXWTD35RI3IMc
Andrew Little orders major review into Gloriavale practices after seeing critical 2017 report

Andrew Little orders major review into Gloriavale practices after seeing critical 2017 report

By Michael Morrah – 01/10/2020 [Video can be viewed in article link]. A major review into practices at the Gloriavale religious community has been ordered by the Minister of Workplace Relations. A Government report, obtained by Newshub under the Official Information Act, talks of “oppressive psychological practices”, possible exploitation and people being “bullied, manipulated or […]