NZ Herald – Longtime Gloriavale member turns on sect – reveals ‘very disturbing’ treatment of women, ‘prevalent’ sex offending

NZ Herald – Longtime Gloriavale member turns on sect – reveals ‘very disturbing’ treatment of women, ‘prevalent’ sex offending

: By Anna Leask – NZ Herald – 06/09/2022 A Gloriavale father of 13 once convicted of beating two of his young daughters with shoes, carpentry tools, coat hangers and belts has turned on the community’s leaders, telling the court that sexual abuse, bullying and forced labour are prevalent within the…
Stuff – Gloriavale leaders ‘tear apart’ families of those who disagree with their rules, founding member says

Stuff – Gloriavale leaders ‘tear apart’ families of those who disagree with their rules, founding member says

: By Jake Kenny – Stuff – 06/09/2022 Warning: This story discusses details of alleged sexual abuse. A Gloriavale member “since its inception” says the community’s leaders do everything in their power to “tear apart” families of members who disagree with them. After decades of service to the community, Sharon Ready…
Newshub – Gloriavale member temporarily left community after leadership’s comment on his dead daughter ‘shook’ him

Newshub – Gloriavale member temporarily left community after leadership’s comment on his dead daughter ‘shook’ him

: By Kaysha Brownlie – Newshub – 06/09/2022 A former Glorivale member who still resides in the isolated West Coast community has given emotional evidence about how, among the things he witnessed in the Christian commune, his daughter’s death hurt him the most. Clem Ready was giving evidence during an Employment…