Parts of south Auckland are too often unfairly classified as synonymous with violence and,
without question, they are facing significant problems.

The number of bullets hitting bodies is once again raising concern. Councillor Efeso Collins has been all over the issue, but recently even he has been sounding at his wits' end.

In the past couple of weeks there has been a man injured in a shooting, a stabbing in a bar, and one death from an assault. The shooting was one of many, which have been going on all year. Four people have died from these shootings alone, and