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Sandra Lee - IWC Meeting Itinerary

MEDIA/PUBLIC ITINERARY

HON SANDRA LEE
MINISTER OF CONSERVATION


IINTERNATIONAL WHALING COMMISSION, ADELAIDE
AUSTRALIA – NEW ZEALAND ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION COUNCIL MEETING, MELBOURNE

30 JUNE – 8 JULY 2000


Friday 30 June
4.00pm Air New Zealand NZ 153 (Economy class, ex Wellington)
6.10pm Arrive Melbourne
8.05pm Air New Zealand NZ3099 (Economy class)
8.50pm Arrive Adelaide
Accommodation:
Radison Playford Hotel
120 North Terrace
Adelaide
Ph [from New Zealand] 0061 8 8213 8888
9.30pm Informal meeting on IWC issues

Saturday 1 July
10.15 Briefing with New Zealand scientific committee members of IWC (the scientific committee has been meeting in Adelaide for the last three weeks)
2.00pm Observe Infractions Committee of IWC
4.30 –
11.00pm Meetings with countries to lobby for SPWS

Sunday 2 July
9am Briefing with New Zealand delegation
10 – 12.30 Meetings with countries to lobby for the SPWS
12.30 – 1.30 Meeting with SPREP
2.00 – 2.30 Invitation to join (with Senator Hill and UK Minister Elliot Morley) WhaleFest, unveiling of a banner made by school children
3.00 – 5.30 Meetings with countries to lobby for the SPWS
6.00 –
11.00pm Reception for non-governmental organisations attending IWC, followed by informal meetings to lobby for SPWS

Monday 3 July
10am Convention begins.
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre (across the Road from Radison Playford Hotel) all three days
12.30pm Meetings to lobby with indigenous groups (time permitting)
5.30pm First day concludes
6.00 Reception for members of IWC, hosted by Australian government, South Australian Museum
9.30 –
11.00pm Informal meetings to lobby for SPWS

Tuesday 4 July
9am Convention continues
The vote on the SPWS is likely to occur this morning
12pm Debrief with New Zealand delegation following vote on SPWS
6pm Second day concludes
6pm Reception for members of IWC, hosted by US government

Wednesday 5 July
9am Convention continues
12pm Meeting with Amalie Jessen, Greenland Hunters' Association (to be confirmed)
6pm Third day concludes
6pm Reception by city of Adelaide (venue: City Hall)
7.30pm Dinner for commissioners to IWC (venue to be confirmed)

Thursday 6 July
Depart for Melbourne
10.10am Air New Zealand NZ 3070 (Economy class)
11.50am Arrive Melbourne
Transfer by taxi to hotel
Acommodation:
Sheraton Towers – Southgate
1 Southgate Avenue
Southgate
Ph 0061 3 9696 3100
Fx 0061 3 9690 6581

2.00 –
4.30pm Briefing on ANZECC meeting and other issues
Hugh Logan and Joris de Bres
Southgate hotel
7.00 –
10.00pm Meetings with local NGOs (time permitting)

Friday 7 July
10am ANZECC Ministers' meeting (all day)
5.30pm Meeting concludes
7pm Dinner with Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage Senator Robert Hill (to be confirmed)


Saturday 8 July
10am
(to be confirmed) Field trip with ANZECC ministers
4pm Final check-in time, Melbourne Airport
5.30pm Air New Zealand NZ 124 (Economy class)
11.00pm Arrive Auckland

OFFICIAL DELEGATION LIST TO IWC

Hon Sandra Lee, Minister of Conservation
Jim McLay, New Zealand Commissioner, International Whaling Commission
Mike Donoghue, Department of Conservation
Aroha Mead, Te Puni Kokiri
Wilbur Dovey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Environment division
Hine-wai Loose, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Environment division
Professor Al Gillespie, University of Waikato

Minister's Officials:
Anaru Vercoe, private secretary
Eru Manuera, Tumuaki Kaupapa Atawhai, Department of Conservation
Marama Karetai, Youth Parliamentarian


DELEGATION LIST TO ANZECC

Hon Sandra Lee, Minister
Hugh Logan, Director-General of Conservation
Anaru Vercoe, private secretary
Joris de Bres, Department of Conservation
Marama Karetai, Youth Parliamentarian


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