27 February. Taranaki, New Zealand. Actor Lucy Lawless and five Greenpeace activists are arrested by police on top of the derrick of an Arctic-bound Shell- contracted drillship in Port Taranaki, New Zealand. The arrest ends their occupation of the Noble Discoverer which lasted 77 hours. The Shell contracted drillship is heading to the Arctic to start drilling for oil.
© Nigel Marple / Greenpeace