A former resident is currently facing 38 charges in relation to 10 victims.
He pleaded not guilty to 27 other charges.
"I was never asked to volunteer… Looking back at it now, the difference between that and being a slave was not much."
The High Court has recently allowed publication of certain documents relating to a civil suit against Gloriavale.
Former Gloriavale members want the Public Trust appointed in the current leaders' place.
It follows four days of police and Oranga Tamariki interviews over a range of alleged offending last week.
The multi-agency investigation continues into a range of alleged offences.
The community has been the subject of allegations of sexual abuse and abusing workers' rights.
Sources say they could be there for some time as they conduct enquiries.