Opposition leader Christopher Luxon plans to get tough on gangs and repeat youth offenders if National gets into power.
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Gangs unite to speak up on abuse in care
When Paul Puletaha talks about growing up in Ponsonby in the 1970s, it is with pride and sadness.
Black Power wives and partners pampered at wellbeing retreat
A special health and wellbeing retreat catering to the wives and partners of Black Power members has been held at Manurewa Marae in Auckland.
Comancheros president to stay behind bars after parole denied
The Comancheros gang boss has been denied parole for a second time in four months because he is still considered an excessive risk if released.
Be careful about new police powers against gang assets, pundit says
Police Minister Chris Hipkins and Justice Minister Kiri Allan yesterday dramatically announced "Time is up" for gang members and others hiding assets for criminals, with new law changes aimed at co
Judge orders sale of meth ring bookkeeper's land
A woman who kept the books for Tribesmen associates and helped them find places to hide drugs and cash has lost her four-hectare lifestyle block as part of her punishment.
Man who assaulted 3-year-old in Hastings park to pay $250 to give him a treat
A man who attacked a gang rival in a Hastings park, leaving the victim's 3-year old son bloodied and hurt, will hand over $250 so that the child can have a treat.
Whangārei man jailed for helping a nephew who did a gang shooting
A teenager prospecting for a gang in the South Island flew to Auckland where he collected a firearm before bussing to Whangārei for an organised hit on a rival gang member.
Wahine toa Māhera Maihi helps young Māori from gangs, poverty
A young Māori wahine is helping South Auckland youth escape from cycles of family violence, gangs, and poverty through her charity.
'We want to hit the gangs and offenders where it hurts them'- Police Minister
The government will expand police powers to deal with gang violence, the new police and justice ministers announced today.