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Notice Under Section 5 Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978 Pursuant to section 5 of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, I hereby give notice of the application by Destination Napier, a trading enterprise of The Napier City Council, to the Director-General of Conservation for a permit to hold captive marine mammals at Marineland of New Zealand, Napier. This application relates to all of the marine mammals currently held for display and breeding purposes at Marineland, and includes details of those animals, animal husbandry and welfare protocols, animals in public performance, and Marineland's ``Swim with the Dolphins'' programme. A copy of the application and supporting documents may be inspected free of charge at all Department of Conservation conservancy offices. Any person wishing to make a submission in respect of this application may do so in writing to the Minister of Conservation, whose address for service is given below, within 28 days after the date of publication of this notice. This notice of application is given by the Minister of Conservation, whose address for service is at the offices of the Regional Conservator, Department of Conservation, 59 Marine Parade (P.O. Box 644), Napier. NEIL CLIFTON, Regional Conservator (acting under delegated authority from the Minister of Conservation).
Publication Date
7 Mar 1996

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