18 Oct 2022

Gisborne community unites to stop gang warfare

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 18 October 2022

Community members in Gisborne are kicking off a grassroots movement to try to stop a surge in gang warfare.

There's been gunshots, house fires and extra police on guard in the city over recent weeks.

The group is demanding social services work better together to try to stop desperation leading to crime.

Our Tairāwhiti reporter Tom Kitchin has more.