Youth gangs modelled on Los Angeles street gangs sprang up in South Auckland in the 1990s. Many gangs were ethnically based and distinguished by the colours they wore. This clip from a 2008 documentary shows the Tongan-based Crips gang.
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Top Shelf Productions
Reference: Inside New Zealand: the gangs. Producer/director, Laurie Clarke; presenter; Pam Corkery. Auckland: Top Shelf Productions, 2008
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