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Shigeharu Shirai.

Yakuza boss arrested thanks to his tattoos

The 74-year-old's tattoos went viral on social media, leading to his unlikely arrest in Thailand.

Police had to intervene with pepper spray to break up the fight.

Vicious gang fight breaks out at south Auckland pool

The brawl is claimed to have been between members of the Bloods and Crips gangs.

Comanchero gang patch

Concern over new gang chapter in NZ

The Comancheros, named after a John Wayne movie, were formed in Australia.

The photo containing the alleged gang members.

Australian biker gang building strength in NZ

A visa crackdown in Australia may be sending "The Comancheros" to our shores.

A Head Hunters gang member was alleged to have smuggled Actifed from Fiji.

Eight detained for Head Hunters meth cooking, selling operation

Police aren't ruling out making further arrests.

Clayton Ratima's death came when he tried to enter the Tribesmen gang.

Tribesmen gang members jailed for murder of prospect

The pair have each been sentenced to life in prison.

Finks enforcer deported twice in 24 hours

Kiwi bikie gangster deported twice in 24 hours

He denied all links to the outlaw motorcycle gang - despite wearing their patches.

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Former gang member turns to Destiny Church

He's ending his time with the Mongrel Mob and joining the 'Man Up' programme.

Fans took to the streets after the game.

League fans party, brawl in south Auckland

A number of arrests were made as Tongan and Samoan fans took over the streets of Otahuhu.

Police, Christchurch

Head Hunters lose gang pad to police

A Head Hunters pad in Christchurch and range of gang homes and motorbikes may become government property.

Kevin Moore argues he doesn't need permission, because the home is on Māori land.

Gang member builds home without council consent

Kevin Moore argues he doesn't need permission, because the home is on Māori land.

Tribesmen gang logo.

Verdict due in gang hazing death

Two men are accused of murder after a gang prospect was beaten to death in Otara last year.

Police have raided a number of locations across Auckland as they investigate a senior member of the Head Hunters gang.

Police raid Head Hunters properties

A senior member of the gang is being investigated for "criminally derived wealth".

The video surfaced on Facebook last week.

Alleged attacker in viral gang video charged

The clip showed a gang member whacking a would-be car thief in the head.

The teen cowered after being hit in the face.

Gang member bashes would-be car thief

A video showing a gang member beating a teen in the head has been viewed several hundred thousand times.

The revelation came about during a trial into the death of Jindarat Prutsiriporn.

VTNZ 'disappointed' by former employee's 'serious breach'

An ex-staffer leaked personal information about a police informant to the Head Hunters gang.

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Car boot death trial: Six jailed

Jindarat Prutsiriporn fell bound and gagged from the car boot.

Three kilos of P and 2,200 tabs of LSD were seized.

Police arrest Mongrel Mobsters in Hawke's Bay's largest ever meth bust

Three kilos of P and 2,200 tabs of LSD were seized.

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Electoral commission staff to visit Mongrel Mob headquarters

The commission wants everyone to vote, "regardless of criminal affiliations."

BIll English was forced to revoke Paula Bennett's comments.

Lawyers condemn Paula Bennett

Her view that some Kiwis have "fewer human rights" than others has been condemned by the NZ Bar Association.