Mongrel Mob


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

Sonny Fatu has become an outspoken voice for tolerance and change.


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.”


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.