PORT TARANAKI, New Zealand —Actress Lucy Lawless was arrested Monday along with five Greenpeace
environmental activists after the group spent four days protesting aboard an
oil-drilling ship docked in New Zealand, Boston.com
Lawless and the activists climbed a 174-foot drilling tower on
the Noble Discoverer in Port Taranaki early Friday in an attempt to raise
awareness about oil drilling in the Arctic, the article stated.
Police removed them from their perch Monday and charged them with
All have been released and are due to appear in a New Zealand
court Thursday, according to the report.
Lawless, 43, is best known for her title role in the TV series
“Xena: Warrior Princess.”