9 Aug 2019

Protesters arrested after blocking train tracks

From Checkpoint, 5:38 pm on 9 August 2019

Protesters in Christchurch put their bodies on the line today to highlight the environmental impact of coal. Nineteen people were arrested, and five train services were disrupted as the group of environmental activists sat on the train tracks. Katie Todd and video-journalist Simon Rogers were at the protest and filed this report.