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'What did we expect?': Jesse Mulligan's impassioned speech on the rise of gangs in NZ

"There is a connection between poverty and where people end up."

Not all gang members wear patches, police say.

Small-town NZ facing influx of organised crime

The Government is vowing to boost resources to fight gang crime.

A gram of meth can now be purchased for $450 in some areas.

Patched Rebel gang members arrested over 'significant' drug dealing in BoP

Nearly $1 million in assets has been seized in the drug raids.

Related: Bridges on The AM Show in May.

War of words: Bridges, Mongrel Mob boss clash

The National Party leader has been blasting gangs this week.

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show in May.

Govt's 'soft on crime' approach leading to rise in gang numbers - Bridges

"They've been overly focused on reducing prison numbers."

Watch: Another brutal brawl broke out outside Massey Park Aquatic Centre in south Auckland.

Witnesses describe 'carloads' of patched gang members fighting in Huntly brawl

A gang broke out on the main road, terrifying locals.

Simon Bridges says beneficiaries have rights, but also responsibilities.

National considering policy to fine parents of school dropouts

"Beneficiaries do have rights but also responsibilities - we want to see more people in work."

Watch: An expert warns of the dangers of buying counterfeit Mongrel Mob gang patches.

Female Mongrel Mob chapter members won't wear back patches

Plans for the new chapter have stoked divisions in the gang.

Watch: An expert warns of the dangers of buying counterfeit Mongrel Mob gang patches.

Mongrel Mob divided over plans for women's chapter

Some say women have no right to wear the patch.

Graeme Burton.

Imprisoned Crips member admits attacking Graeme Burton

He stabbed the convicted murderer more than 40 times.

Watch: Members farewell Ngao "Koke Dogg" Kakaua.

Watch: Mongrel Mob members perform haka for stabbing victim

Ngao "Koke Dogg" Kokaua died on Saturday night.

Watch: A Newshub report on the incident.

Gangster sentenced for killing 'manipulative, calculating' - Corrections

Leon Wilson was on parole when he committed manslaughter.

Zania McCauley's story.

How a one-night stand led to 16 years of cruelty

Zania McCauley tells The Hui how she survived a marriage marred by physical and sexual violence.

Watch: Denis O'Reilly on The AM Show.

Stop trying to make gangsters' lives harder - Black Power member

Denis O'Reilly says life for gangsters is hard enough.

Manukau Ward Councillor Efeso Collins says hungry kids have nowhere else to turn.

South Auckland councillor blames gangs for shooting spate

He says hungry kids have nowhere else to turn.

Manawatu Area Commander Inspector Sarah Stewart speaks to media in Levin

'Not best practice': Police admit mistakes in handling of escaped prisoners

They couldn't confirm if the men were handcuffed when they escaped.

Tekashi 6ix9ine music video.

US rapper Tekashi69 staged his own kidnapping - attorney

"That's how he makes money."

Avocados are seen at a packaging warehouse of Hoja Redonda plantation in Chincha, Peru, September 3, 2015. The eighth World Avocado Congress, an event dedicated to production, export and marketing of Hass avocados, will be held in Peru from September 13 to September 18. Peru is the second largest exporter of Hass avocados in the world, according to local media. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo - RTX1R0SZ

Brutal Mexican cartel murders linked to 'billion-dollar' avocado trade, says expert

Nine of the bodies were found half-naked and mutilated.

The members were "exemplary" during the tangi.

Over 200 Mongrel Mob members gather in Rotorua for patched member's tangi

"Brother of Mongrelism" Rex Maney died last Wednesday.

Michael Woodhouse spoke to Simon Shepherd on Newshub Nation.

Medicinal cannabis law could encourage criminal activity - National

National MP Michael Woodhouse says the current proposals are dangerously loose.