New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

Statements on whaling by the Government of New Zealand

Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully issued a statement on 6 January regarding the resumption of so-called “scientific whaling” by Japan in the Southern Ocean.  The statement can be found here: http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/mccully-condemns-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-whaling

This follows a joint statement on safety at sea issued on 20 December by the governments of Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the Netherlands: http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/joint-statement-whaling-and-safety-sea-2

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