The Dunedin City Council has recommenced its contract with a Black Power leader facing dangerous driving and drugs-related charges.
Three Hells Angels members were grounded yesterday after becoming aggressive with Air New Zealand staff over their gang patches.
Tough Australian anti-gang laws would need to work in practice before New Zealand would consider introducing similar legislation here, Justice Minister Judith Collins says.
Five Black Power gang members have admitted their involvement in an armed confrontation with members of the Mongrel Mob at Pine Hill six months ago.
Residents in a Tauranga neighbourhood say they are being terrorised by gangsters and unexplained explosions.
Witnesses are being sought to an aggravated robbery in Wairoa after nine youths - some as young as 12-years-old and dressed in gang colours robbed a young tourist for her cigarettes and money yesterday afternoon.
Police are still seeking a man and a woman after a gun was fired in a confrontation between rival gangs in Gisborne.
Dunedin police yesterday moved to reassure the public they were closely scrutinising gang activity in the city, and working to move at least a few gang members out of Pine Hill.
Gang tensions continued to escalate in Dunedin yesterday, with police warning out-of-town members were arriving in the city.
The leaders of the Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs have been called on to sort out their differences in Dunedin before any innocent members of the public get hurt.
The president of the Dunedin chapter of Black Power and a teenage associate of the Mongrel Mob fresh from a four-year prison sentence for shooting at police were two of four men before the Dunedin District Court yesterday in relation to a gang-related shooting in the city.
Armed police swooped on five Dunedin gang homes yesterday, as part of ongoing investigations into two recent armed robberies in the city.
Eight months after the event, police have released CCTV footage of a gang-related shooting on the forecourt of a northern Hawke's Bay service station.
Police have arrested 15 people and expect to arrest more after they crashed a bulldozer through the front entrance of a Red Devils' gang house in Nelson this morning as part of a nationwide operation targeting gangs.
Police crashed a bulldozer through the front entrance of a Red Devils' gang house in Nelson this morning as part of an operation targeting gangs in the top of the South Island.
A teenage Black Power gang member, alleged to have shot his Mongrel Mob neighbour in the northern Hawke's Bay town of Wairoa on Sunday morning, remains at large this morning.
Brazilian officials have sent more than 1000 extra police into the streets of Rio de Janeiro to halt an upsurge of roadblocks and mass robberies by gangs that they say are challenging police for control of slums.
Five people have been arrested following an alleged mob attack in Kaikoura last week.