Arrests after spybase attack

A protest group, called Ploughshares, deflated one of the two domes which protects the radar dish inside.

Three men have been arrested and taken to Blenheim police station.

In a press release, Ploughshares said at 6am this morning three members of a Ploughshares team entered the Waihopai Spy Base and used sickles to deflate one of the two 30 metre domes covering satellite interception dishes.

“The members then built a shrine and prayed for the victims of the war with no end – the so-called ‘War on Terror’ led by the United States Empire which also controls the New Zealand taxpayer funded Waihopai base.”

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