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% Information related to 'AS23904'
% Abuse contact for 'AS23904' is 'abuse@citylink.co.nz'
aut-num:        AS23904
as-name:        MFE-AS-AP
descr:          Ministry for the Environment
descr:          P.O. Box 10-362
descr:          The Terrace
descr:          Wellington
country:        NZ
org:            ORG-CL4-AP
import:         from AS9343
                action pref=100;
                accept ANY
import:         from AS9439
                action pref=90;
                accept ANY
export:         to AS9343
                announce AS23904
export:         to AS9439
                announce AS23904
admin-c:        MB22-AP
tech-c:         MB22-AP
tech-c:         MB22-AP
notify:         mike.badcock@mfe.govt.nz
mnt-routes:     MAINT-NZ-MFE
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-irt:        IRT-CITYLINK-NZ
last-modified:  2018-11-08T00:22:34Z
source:         APNIC
irt:            IRT-CITYLINK-NZ
address:        CityLink Ltd.
address:        PO Box 9328
address:        Marion Square
address:        Wellington 6141
e-mail:         abuse@citylink.co.nz
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@citylink.co.nz
admin-c:        CNO6-AP
tech-c:         CNO6-AP
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-CITYLINK
last-modified:  2016-08-16T22:58:13Z
source:         APNIC
organisation:   ORG-CL4-AP
org-name:       Citylink Ltd
country:        NZ
address:        PO Box 9328
address:        Marion Square
phone:          +64-4-9170200
fax-no:         +64-4-3859004
e-mail:         ops@citylink.co.nz
mnt-ref:        APNIC-HM
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2017-08-20T22:54:56Z
source:         APNIC
person:         Mike Badcock
nic-hdl:        MB22-AP
e-mail:         mike.badcock@mfe.govt.nz
address:        Ministry for the Environment
address:        Environment House
address:        23 Kate-Sheppard Place
address:        P.O. Box 10-362
address:        Wellington 6001
phone:          +64-4-4397436
country:        NZ
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-MFE
last-modified:  2008-09-04T07:29:20Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.15-46 (WHOIS-NODE2)
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4 records found for '-T aut-num AS23904'
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Inverse attributes

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All less specific

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    Example: AS4808

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