Even if I'm not in the streets (I work from home), I fully sympathise with and support the disruptive efforts of these protesters. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/11/extinction-rebellion-hitting-a-nerve-at-australias-climate-flashpoint This is necessary. We need to break the corporate control of our gov'ts and our environment. Our continued existence hangs in the balance.
"Fuelling the anger is the way the state crackdown on environmental protesters compares to its treatment of corporations who break environmental laws."
Improved CCTV coverage being installed in Auckland in preparation for the chaos. Should make it much easier to track the ringleaders. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/396465/auckland-transport-s-4-point-5m-plan-could-mean-8000-cameras-watching-the-city