Opotiki meeting on gang presence today

A community meeting to address public concerns about gang presence in Opotiki is being held today.

Facilitated by barrister Rebecca Plunket, the meeting will be held at the Opotiki Memorial Park Pavilion from one this afternoon.

Mongrel Mob Barbarian leader Steven Taiatini wants to hear how the community feels, in hopes of implementing new rules with members to ensure Opotiki residents feel safe in town.

Miss Plunket says its about addressing community concerns.

Sam Gardner