Thursday, July 18, 2024

Police monitor gang convoy

Police are monitoring gang movements travelling through the Wellington region for a tangi today.

A ceremony is set to take place in Wainuiomata this morning, before the gang members travel to Porirua this afternoon.

“Motorists can expect to see a large number of gang members and associates travelling from the Hutt Valley to Porirua,” Police said in a statement.

“Police will have a highly visible presence in these areas.

“We urge all those travelling on our roads to not act in a way that puts other road users at risk and to expect delays.

“Any unlawful behaviour will be investigated and followed up with enforcement action.”

If you are concerned about your safety in regards to the group, or witness illegal behaviour happening now, please call 111 immediately.

To report, or send in any footage of the group causing concern, we encourage you to file a report online at, call Police on 105, or report anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or

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