Ray Elise, Victorian president. A year later a former Rebels president, Richard "Rebel Rick" Roberts, 57, a Maori, was shot dead in Canberra. Recently, it was reported that the Mongrel Mob and Black Power held a hui to discuss the issues of the outlaw bikers and the perceived modern-day land grab. It was founded by Clint Jacks in Brisbane, Queensland in 1969 and was originally named the "Confederates". Patched over to the Rebels MC, eventually rises to presidency of the Rebels club. Continue reading. A Rebels Outlaw motorcycle gang member has been jailed for nine years for his role in smuggling more than $1 million of methamphetamine across Cook Strait on the Interislander ferry. Kasha William Gosset appeals Christchurch Rebels Motorcycle Club gang murder 27 Jun, 2019 12:18 AM 2 minutes to read Brad Lomax, 24, was found dead near the Waimakariri River. The flow of outlaw bikers from Australia has arguably been influenced by the Australian Government's policy of deporting convicted felons with New Zealand citizenship back to New Zealand, in some cases deporting enough members of a particular gang for them to set up a chapter in a short time. The largest number of deported bikies were the Rebels Motorcycle Club with 18 members. The reasons for Addison being dumped, is believed to occurred about a … In these actions there has been a clear move by the Hells Angels and the Head Hunters with a long history in New Zealand to take over large areas of both the North and South Island. They have also set up chapters in South Auckland and Christchurch. Highway 61 MC is an outlaw motorcycle club founded in Auckland, New Zealand in 1968.At times throughout the last few decades they have been listed as the largest of the outlaw motorcycle clubs in New Zealand. Throughout the second half of 2014 a war erupted between the Rebels MC and Lone Wolf MC. 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Since those early days other outlaw bikers have moved into New Zealand with the Bandidos (via Australia) arriving in 2012 and the Hawke's Bay-based Outlaws Motorcycle Club aligning to the US-based organisation of the same name in 2014. The Head Hunters patched over the Wellington-based Sinn Fein MC in 2011, Satan's Slaves MC in 2014 and the Epitaph Riders of Christchurch. Facebook gives people the power … “We must all be outraged by this violent criminal behaviour. Order online & we’ll deliver right to your door. It seems they have been more than aware of the move by Australian and international outlaw bikers to establish a presence, sometimes in areas they consider their turf, and it is not unexpected that these two groups would respond. Thursday, 18 February 2021. Their insignia is a Confederate flag with a cap-wearing skull and 1% patch in the centre. REBELS MC and the Skull Logo (R) are Trademarks owned by Rebels MC, registered in Australia and in many other Countries. Jun 28, 2020 - Explore Annette Morris's board "Rebels MC", followed by 4321 people on Pinterest. Following the Mongrel Mob, they have also established a chapter in Melbourne. But what will be interesting to see is whether the patched street gangs respond to this current threat through piece-meal conflict or whether a fresh approach based on new levels of agreement and understanding is developed. A post on the Rebels MC Australia Facebook page, paying tribute to Darren Wallace. Nick Martin, former president of the Rebels bikie gang, was shot dead at a drag race in Perth. Given the history of animosity each group arguably has for each other, and the multiple chapters that make up the Mongrel Mob and Black Power, any possible unification is likely to be more nuanced than the creation of a large single entity, particularly when considering the hard-liners within both organisations. Josh Masters - Former Vice President - Tribesmen New Zealand. As of tonight you're a member of the Rebels." He has published on outlaw bikers and the Māori response to colonisation. Overview: Rebels MC was founded in Brisbane, Australia in 1969. “Any bikie can guarantee they’re going to get a lot more contact ... they are already under significant police pressure and that pressure will ramp up.”. These events show the fluidity in the movement of gang members and a strong connection between gangs in Australia and New Zealand. In 2008, two Rebels associates were arrested for the murder of a rival gang member. Nick Martin was killed and another man and eight-year-old boy suffered injuries during a shooting at a motorsport event. Herald Sun A bikie believed to be one of Victoria’s most influential scene figures will be sent back to New Zealand. There are numerous gangs in New Zealand, of varying criminality, organisation and ethnicity, including outlaw motorcycle gangs, street gangs and ethnically based gangs.A chapter of the Hells Angels motorcycle club was formed in Auckland in 1961, the first Hells Angels chapter outside the US. The club is in peril after former national president Alex Vella was dealt an unexpected blow while holidaying four years ago. The motorcycle club then went on to open Rebels Dubbo chapter, Rebels Rockhampton chapter, Rebels Sydney chapter and the Rebels Canberra chapter. Mongols MC provides policy of aggressive expansion of the club, recruiting people even from rival teams. He came out from behind the table and gave me a big bear hug. The Mongrel Mob, after a failed attempt to establish a presence in Perth in the 1980s, have successfully set up chapters in Melbourne and Queensland with plans for similar moves into Adelaide. Rebels MC members outside the club's Christchurch headquarters in April. Photo / In March 2011, Martin was shot in the arm as he arrived at his Balcatta home on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Also, in Blenheim, the Lone Legion patched over to the international Outlaws MC. The Hell's Angels have been in New Zealand for a long time but have only begun a major expansion phase. Copying and other use is not allowed. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. All Logos & Designs of REBELS MC are Trademark-Protected (TM) and protected according to international Law. Such hui between these two groups isn't new. This expansion is made more intriguing given the Hells Angels' limited expansion in the past. However, the establishment of international gangs has increased over the past seven years, with the Australian-based Rebels MC establishing chapters across New Zealand (from 2011) and the Comancheros, another Australian-based MC arriving in 2018. WA Police on Sunday said there was a shooting at Perth Motorplex in Kwinana Beach just after 8.30pm local time on Saturday, with the 51-year-old Martin and a 31-year-old man shot. A former Bandidos bikie linked to the infamous Broadbeach brawl became collateral damage during a brazen shooting that killed former Rebels bikie president Nick Martin in WA. Rebels MC Clubhouse Hobart Australia Rebels MC Patch / Motto / Colors “Nick Martin had lost his status within the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang; he was a long-term president and had been shot a number of years before,” Dawson said. WA police commissioner, Chris Dawson, said authorities would do everything possible to clamp down on retaliatory bikie attacks after Martin’s death. The connectivity also has implications for the gang map in New Zealand. Rebels MC New Zealand is on Facebook. The Rebel MC is an Australian Motorcycle club. The Hells Angels set up a chapter in Auckland in early 1961. However, these traditional enemies are possibly responding to a common threat that could result in the development of the largest gang based on the two. There is a long history of connections between gangs on either side of the Tasman and family connections have eased the takeover of some local New Zealand gangs by Australian gangs. Two years ago the New Zealand Police announced that the Rebels were attempting to set up chapters here in New Zealand. Add to this mix the Rebels, the Bandidos, and the Comancheros. Police have arrested four members of the Rebel MC gang but wouldn’t say what they are charged with. They are the largest outlaw motorcycle club in Australia and have approximate 70 chapters in this country alone. Incidents nzherald.co.nz. ... Also, in Blenheim, the Lone Legion patched over to the international Outlaws MC. Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang members are patching out of the bikie fraternity at a rate never seen before, police say, with claims Australia's biggest bikie club is in disarray. • Dr Carl Bradley teaches criminology in Melbourne with the Australian College of Applied Psychology. Jay Hepi - Former President - Tribesmen Far North. See more ideas about rebel, mcs, motorcycle clubs. He had previously survived a shooting in 2011 and was facing charges of financial misconduct. The Rebels Motorcycle Club is an outlaw motorcycle club in Australia with around 70 chapters and 2,000+ members nationwide making it the largest club in the country. The Bandidos MC allegedly have ousted their national president, Jason Addison. Shop by brand, sport type or item. Black Power have a strong presence on Queensland's Gold Coast. Stripped of position in 2008. The person who committed the shooting has not yet been found. These two gangs make up just under 30 per cent of the total gang membership in New Zealand. A five-year-old boy, who was sitting on the lap of an adult seated next to Martin, also suffered superficial wounds as part of the shooting. It seems a practical move within the gang culture for both the Mongrel Mob and the Black Power to respond to this influx of Australian-based outlaw bikers, just as the Hells Angels and the Head Hunters have done. A Rock Machine bikie gang member was in 2012 sentenced to more than six years in prison over the shooting. Victorian president of the Rebels MC will be sent back to New Zealand. Highway 61 successfully set up chapters in Australia (1990s). Rebel Sport has a huge range of sporting goods & sports equipment for everyone. The Hells Angels and their close allies the Head Hunters (West Auckland) have embarked on the rapid takeover (called patching over) of local outlaw gangs. The first Rebels President was Clint Jacks. Add to this mix the Rebels, the Bandidos, and the Comancheros. COMMENT: We are seeing an internationalisation of the motorcycle gang but this is not a new development in Aotearoa New Zealand. But the flow of people, and gangs in particular, goes both ways. Join Facebook to connect with Rebels MC New Zealand and others you may know. Nick Martin, former president of the Rebels bikie gang, was shot dead at a drag race in Perth. Both men were taken to hospital in Perth but Martin, who was facing charges over financial misconduct and had lost his role as Rebels president, died. Influential Hells Angels such as Andrew "Ses" Sisson, the former sergeant-at-arms for the Auckland chapter, and Peter "Super" O'Connor, the former Wanganui president, are among the breakaway group. The Hells Angels patched over the Lost Breed from Nelson in 2016 and replaced the Palmerston North-based Mothers MC in 2018. He had previously survived a shooting in 2011 and was facing charges of financial misconduct. Back in the day: Rebels MC national president Alex Vella. April 27, 2020 Insane Throttle. Peter Hunt - President - Tribesmen Murupara; Elder Browne - President - Tribesmen Christchurch ; Former. Toby Mitchell, who joined the club by the words of press a little bit more than a year ago, promoted to Melbourne president of Mongols MC, one of the most powerful motorcycle clubs in Victoria in the recent time. Addison, a stonemason from the Victorian town of Echuca, was suddenly deposed in favour of a Sydney boss known as ‘’Big Tony’’. Highway 61 MC History Some Capital City Rebels MC New Zealand attended a charity fundraiser in Wainuiomata on 21 February 2015. Auckland: Rebels MC New Zealand Saturday night Party all riders welcome If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Senior Western Australia Rebels bikie Nick Martin has been shot dead in front of multiple witnesses at a motorsport event in Perth. 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