Mongrel Mob

Christchurch shooting

Mongrel Mob Boss On Overcoming Hate in the Wake of the Christchurch Massacre

Sonny Fatu has become an outspoken voice for tolerance and change.
Frances Morton
Mongrel Mob

We Asked the Mongrel Mob Why the Predominantly Māori Gang Uses Nazi Symbolism

“The swastika was something people hated, and anything to do with insulting people, yeah the Mongrel Mob was all about it.”
Zoe Madden-Smith
News of Zealand

A Mongrel Mob-Run Facebook Page Wants to Keep Kiwis Away From Fast Food

Zoe Madden-Smith

New Zealand's Gangs Flourish When the State Fails Them

Gangs are back in the news after public shootings in Whanganui, Hamilton and Whakatāne. Is this a return to the bad old days, or is something else going on?
Morgan Godfery

Do New Zealand’s Gang Members Deserve Human Rights?

We asked a gang member, an academic and a lawyer what they think about the government's announcement on stripping back criminals’ human rights.
James Borrowdale
Rural Week NZ

Why Growing Up in a Gang Town Isn't Always What You Think

I almost never talk about being from Kawerau, not out of embarrassment, but because people make assumptions about your life.
Morgan Godfery
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gunshots Fired During Mongrel Mob Funeral Procession in Whakatane

Police closed streets as Black Power and Crips gang members tried to block the 100-car motorcade.
Tess McClure

These Stunning Photos of New Zealand's Largest Gang Will Give You Sleepless Nights

New Zealand photographer Jono Rotman got unprecedented access to around 200 members of the Mongrel Mob. We asked how he did it.
Jono Rotman