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South Auckland youth

South Auckland youth

In 2007, over half of South Auckland’s population was aged below 30. A small minority form gangs, creating some crime problems in the city. To combat the appeal of gangs, local councils have sponsored a range of sporting and cultural activities, such as this kapa haka (performing arts) group.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - South Auckland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16240/south-auckland-youth (accessed 6 March 2021)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016