"It's been a roller coaster journey," Vaughan told TVNZ's Breakfast today about growing up in the church and his life after leaving at the age of 22.
Former member Reuben Silby told TVNZ’s Re: about the huge life decision he took to leave, risking never seeing his family again.
Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in the effort to root out abuse and cover-up.
Leaving the exclusive West Coast community will mean they are shunned and will no longer be able to contact the people there.
1 NEWS yesterday revealed the West Coast religious community, which has tax-free charitable status, has applied for millions to set up a health food business.
Gloriavale's application to the $3 billion fund is already on the radar of Shane Jones, Regional Economic Development Minister.
Three gay men spoke to TVNZ1's Sunday about the conversion therapy they’ve been through, and the programme went undercover to find people offering it.
1 NEWS Australia correspondent Kimberlee Downs went to Gosford, to meet Father Rod Bower, who is fast becoming a political firebrand.
Yvette Olsen says she is grieving the fact that Hopeful Christian didn't get the justice he deserved while alive.
The West Coast community is in mourning after the death of leader Hopeful Christian yesterday. TVNZ1 Sunday's Jehan Casinader analyses what will happen next.
The controversial religious leader died today after a battle with cancer. He spoke with Sunday's Janet McIntyre in this 2007 piece.
"Bridges would have realised that at some point he was going to have to confront Ross. To delay that day of reckoning was to damage both himself and the party," writes our columnist.