APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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 % APNIC found the following authoritative answer from: whois.apnic.net
% [whois.apnic.net]
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% Information related to 'MAINT-NZ-SPARK'
mntner:         MAINT-NZ-SPARK
descr:          Spark New Zealand Trading Ltd
country:        NZ
admin-c:        IA174-AP
tech-c:         IA174-AP
upd-to:         sir@spark.co.nz
auth:           # Filtered
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-SPARK
remarks:        The object under this maintainer is managed by TIR,Spark New Zealand Ltd on behalf of APNIC.All resources assigned to parties listed in the object, are provided under the policies laid down by APNIC and are not portable to other suppliers.
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@xtra.co.nz
referral-by:    APNIC-HM
last-modified:  2014-08-27T21:27:24Z
source:         APNIC
person:         IP Administrator
address:        31 Airedale Street,
address:        Auckland
country:        NZ
phone:          +64-7-839-6195
e-mail:         sir@spark.co.nz
nic-hdl:        IA174-AP
notify:         sir@spark.co.nz
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@xtra.co.nz
mnt-by:         MAINT-NZ-SPARK
last-modified:  2015-08-05T23:33:57Z
source:         APNIC
% This query was served by the APNIC Whois Service version 1.88.25 (WHOIS-AU2)
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  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
2 records found for 'MAINT-NZ-SPARK'
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IP address lookups Miscellaneous queries

1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range


Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type

All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range


Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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