For the past two and a half years, members of the Tribal Huks gang have been defying stereotypes - and making sandwiches for schoolchildren in need.
Every morning they gather to make 500 sandwiches, then drop them off at local schools.
Gang leader Jaime Pink says that as a product of a hungry childhood, he understands the importance of being able to have a good lunch at school when it might not be available at home.
"Hopefully they grow up to be decent citizens - doctors and lawyers. But they not gonna grow up properly if they don't get a feed."
You can read the original article and watch a video interview with Jaime Pink from Stuff.co.nz here.