Kiwi living in Thailand allegedly distributed encryption devices to global crime figures.
A stevedore was among eight people arrested after an eight-month covert investigation.
Alleged lieutenant to 'Mr Big' of 1 tonne drug smuggling syndicate tracked down in Aus.
Police seize $1b but shell companies and trusts expose NZ to organised crime, says report.
Data obtained by the Herald shows the success of tougher laws introduced a decade ago.
Armed gang members are feuding over the use of a name, police believe.
No arrests have been made amid escalating gang tensions.
Simmering tension in Auckland underworld boils over with targeted shooting.
Likes of gun "shopping", conversion, DIY to be probed by new Firearms Investigation Team.