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% Information related to 'AS18378'
% Abuse contact for 'AS18378' is 'abuse@niwa.co.nz'
aut-num:        AS18378
as-name:        NIWA-AS-AP
descr:          National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd
descr:          301 Evans Bay Parade
descr:          Greta Point
country:        NZ
org:            ORG-NIOW1-AP
import:         from AS9439
                accept ANY
import:         from AS9325
                action pref=100;
                accept ANY
import:         from AS9901
                action pref=90;
                accept ANY
export:         to AS9439
                announce AS18378
export:         to AS9325
                announce AS18378
admin-c:        NIO4-AP
tech-c:         NIO4-AP
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-routes:     MAINT-NZ-NIWA
mnt-irt:        IRT-NIWA-NZ
last-modified:  2018-11-08T00:22:20Z
source:         APNIC
irt:            IRT-NIWA-NZ
address:        295-301 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie, Wellington NZ
e-mail:         abuse@niwa.co.nz
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@niwa.co.nz
admin-c:        NIO4-AP
tech-c:         NIO4-AP
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-NIWA
last-modified:  2017-10-12T04:23:40Z
source:         APNIC
organisation:   ORG-NIOW1-AP
org-name:       National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd
country:        NZ
address:        301 Evans Bay Parade
address:        Greta Point
phone:          +64-4-386-0300
fax-no:         +64-4-386-0574
e-mail:         itlicenses@niwa.co.nz
mnt-ref:        APNIC-HM
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2017-08-20T22:54:27Z
source:         APNIC
role:           NIWA IT Operations
address:        Private Bag 14901, Kilbirnie, Wellington
country:        NZ
phone:          +64-4-386-0300
e-mail:         itlicences@niwa.co.nz
admin-c:        NIO4-AP
tech-c:         NIO4-AP
nic-hdl:        NIO4-AP
notify:         itlicences@niwa.co.nz
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-NIWA
last-modified:  2017-10-12T04:23:33Z
source:         APNIC
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4 records found for '-T aut-num AS18378'
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