Drew Hutton, spokesperson for Friends of the Earth and leading campaigner for the national Lock the Gate campaign, was arrested this afternoon.
In a heavy-handed police action, forty police moved on to private property to shut down the blockade camp on a landholder's property.
The landholder was unhappy with his treatment by the gas company and had invited the blockaders onto his land.Read more
A 70 year-old great-grandmother was the first person to be arrested at the Tara blockade.
A large police contingent was present at the site, including the public order response team, mounted police and plain clothes detectives.
June was arrested when she refused an order from a plain clothed policeman to move while she was blockading a large bulldozer from entering the QGC site at Kenya.Read more