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Woman's teary plea to Housing NZ over gangs on her street

"One way or another, they're going to kill or rustle some kid."

Jim Lord on The AM Show.

Trafficking in NZ likely thanks to Chinese immigrants - expert

A former US Department of Justice prosecutor says the "most heinous" traffickers operate out of China.

The Minister for Police is considering targeting gang members committing benefit fraud.

Which is New Zealand's biggest gang?

Numbers have grown by 1500 in two years.

Methamphetamine also known as crystal meth

Police raid uncovers huge meth, money and marijuana haul

Thousands of dollars and a cannabis-growing operation were found at the Christchurch gang house.

Watch: Johnny Danger's legacy of wild online videos.

Gang member knocks out motorcyclist at Johnny Danger memorial ride

It came after a Head Hunters member was knocked off his motorbike by a passing ute.

National leader Simon Bridges says the "guys and girls" in government won't get tough on gangs, even if the police minister wants to.

Bridges says Labour 'guys and girls' won't get tough on gangs

The National leader says the police minister is making promises his party won't fulfill.

Handcuffs laying on top of fingerprint chart in file

Govt wants to go after gangs for benefit fraud

The Police Minister says it's like getting gangster kingpin Al Capone for tax evasion.

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Gang member who threatened James Rolleston apologises

The Mongrel Mobster claims his life was at breaking point, which drove him to call the actor a "b*tch ass n****r".

A Kawerau local says about 50 police cars have descended on the town.

Police storm gang properties across Bay of Plenty

A Kawerau local says about 50 police cars have descended on the town.

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Crips gangster shot as he attempts to attack witness

Siale Angilau later died from his injuries.

Data shows it's now easier to get meth than cannabis in New Zealand.

It's much easier to get P than cannabis in NZ - study

Police have launched a taskforce in Tauranga to combat the country's meth problem.

Comanchero Australia gang patch

Organised Aussie gangs target Tauranga

A new police task force set up in the city is New Zealand's first outside Auckland and Wellington.

Man's hand holding tight woman's hand. Shallow dof.

White collar crims, domestic violence worse than gangs - expert

"I would fear people who bash their wives… the gangs are nothing by comparison."

A Bandidos gang member has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug smuggling.

Bandidos drug smuggler sentenced to 15 years' prison

Adrian Le'Ca imported 17kg of illicit substances into the country.

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Mongrel Mob has nothing on Latin American gangs - Kemp

The extreme doco-maker says gangs in Central and South America "can't be controlled".

Police stand outside Forró do Gago nightclub in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza.

Gunmen kill 14 in Brazil club

At least another six people were injured and are hospitalised.

Mongrel Mob Defence, featuring the image of a dead gang member, has been removed from Google Play.

Creators of Mongrel Mob app launch new south Auckland game

This time, the user fights against the police force.

Whare Laupama is threatening legal action over his image being used in a controversial app without permission.

Black Power member threatens legal action over Mongrel Mob app

Whare Laupama says he's "just like every other gangster".

Mongrel Mob Defence, featuring the image of a dead gang member, has been removed from Google Play.

Developers pull Mongrel Mob app after threats

They say they have received "images of gang members wielding firearms".

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Expert warns against buying counterfeit Mongrel Mob gang patches

He says people would be "pretty bloody foolish" to wear them.