A man is in Dunedin Hospital with serious head injuries following an armed altercation between two rival gangs last night.
The president of Mongrel Mob Aotearoa in Dunedin is in custody after appearing in the Dunedin District Court yesterday on 61 charges related to drug dealing.
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.
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 using stun grenades seized the Mongrel Mob's Dunedin headquarters this morning as part of a six-month crackdown on the gang in the city.
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.
The murder of Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua should teach every gang member and their families that the gang life destroys people they love, because it is based on petty terrorism, violence and hatred, says the city's mayor, Michael Laws.
Police claims the Dunedin suburb of Corstorphine has been living in fear of gang activity have come as a shock to some residents.
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.
Wanganui Mayor Michael Laws is hailing the progress of the council's anti-gang patch bill in Parliament and says other councils are looking to follow in the city's footsteps.
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.
A day after Housing New Zealand (HNZ) was exposed for handing sensitive information to the Mongrel Mob, it has been revealed police did the same thing.
Police raided and seized a Dunedin gang house yesterday - one of only two seizures of its kind in the country - and are warning other gangs they could be next.
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.
A man is in a critical condition after reportedly having his throat slashed during a gang fight in Papakura tonight.
A four-year-old boy has been assaulted while playing in a Bay of Plenty park -- simply because he was wearing a red shirt, the colour associated with the Mongrel Mob gang, say police.
Armed police swooped on five Dunedin gang homes yesterday, as part of ongoing investigations into two recent armed robberies in the city.
A bill banning wearing gang patches in parts of Wanganui passed tonight with the crucial support of three ACT MPs.
A man who assaulted a four-year-old boy because he was wearing a red shirt may be a "wannabe" gang member, police say.