9 May 2022

Law and order police funding package 'knee-jerk reaction' - experts

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 9 May 2022

The Government is promising nearly half-a-billion dollars to tackle gang-related crime.

Some experts say the announcement is a knee-jerk reaction to a recent spate of crimes.

University of Auckland professor of Indigenous Studies Tracey McIntosh and University of Canterbury senior lecturer and author of Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand Jarrod Gilbert spoke to Corin Dann.