❤️ For Christchurch

The world was shocked by the Christchurch Mosque Shootings that occurred on the 15th of March 2019. Many agents in Perth have ties to New Zealand, and so it was decided to make some cross-faction artwork to express our compassion for the land across the Tasman Sea.

And so, on the 24th of March 2019, a group of five agents, directed remotely by Orangekeeper (who also planned out the artwork), converged on the city centre to create a picture of a kiwi, with a large heart at the centre.

No operation goes perfectly according to plan, of course, but the team quickly adapted to each problem with good spirits and enthusiasm. The first issue was one agent, an alleged mathematician, who mixed up “clockwise” and “anticlockwise” and started filling in a part of the field meant for a different team.

A second, more serious problem surfaced soon afterwards – one of the portals in the plan proved extremely difficult to reach. It was clear that making last-minute changes to a kiwi just wouldn’t fly, so the team persisted for forty minutes, circling the portal in laneways, hoping for random drift, until finally the portal was captured, linked and farmed for enough keys to complete the artwork.

Since the resistance team was delayed by this tricksy portal, the enlightened members quickly jumped on the job of key farming for the remainder of the kiwi, and using Adas to prepare key portals, saving invaluable time.

And so, Operation “❤️ for Christchurch” was completed. The agents involved were 57Cell, BobKeever, bluesfemme, LittleKehua, Orangekeeper and Phyerware

New Zealand, we are standing with you in this time of grief. Stay strong.

3 Replies to “❤️ For Christchurch”

  1. Aw you guys are the BEST.

    Much love from a Kiwi smurf who grew up in Christchurch and still thinks of it as home, even though she lives in Dunedin.

  2. NZ will never stand alone as Australia will always be by there side to offer a shoulder to cry on, a mate to cheer them on and a friend to lean against.

  3. This is the sort of thing that makes me proud to be a small part of the global Ingress community. Well done guys.

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