Employment Specialist Opinion

: The Gloriavale Leavers fighting Gloriavale in the Employment Court Paul Brown from PB Law contacted us and asked if we would be interested in him writing an article based on his knowledge of Employment Law and the Gloriavale Employment cases being heard in the courts during 2022. Here is his…

Film Review – Rachael Jackson

: Rachael is a long-time supporter of the work of the Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust and a survivor herself of another religious group who practices harmful social practices. She champions the cause of people who are able to free themselves from the shackles of thought-control groups. Let’s first celebrate some of…

What’s an Inadmissibility Hearing?

: Before court cases go to trial, the plaintiffs and witnesses for the Prosecution (in this case the ex-members of Gloriavale) must complete Affidavits. These are also called Briefs of Evidence. These get read aloud in court and then the witness is cross-examined by all the lawyers on the contents. These…

The Survey

: A lot of people have read the newspaper articles about “The Survey”. We are fielding lots of comments and questions about the survey. I am including a post on it for historical purposes. It’s important to be able to look back and track the extraordinary events. The survey was asking…

They said what?

: Opinion piece: Liz Gregory Some days you read things which make your mouth drop open! That happened yesterday… Gloriavale was in court yesterday, fighting Westland Milk products decision to stop collecting milk until they came up to NZ’s values and standards relating to employment. This came about after an Employment…

Impacts of the Concerts

: Author Liz Gregory Eight years ago we went and stayed at Gloriavale for the weekend and we attended one of their concerts. It was a life-changing experience for us. After the weekend I documented the experience and blogged about it in a secret blog group. I wrote a series of…
Gloriavale Film Premieres

Gloriavale Film Premieres

: The Gloriavale Leavers’ Support Trust is pleased to announce the Gloriavale Film is soon screening in cinemas across NZ, then internationally. With unprecedented access, filmmakers Noel Smyth and Fergus Grady lift the lid on the secretive Gloriavale Christian Community following a family of survivors searching for justice.   SPECIAL PREMIERE INVITATIONS You are…