The Sea Shepherd pirates are in Dunedin refuelling and taking the opportunity to attack the Japanaese and insist our government does the same thing.
The NZ Herald reports:
The Government should strongly censure Japan after one of its whaling vessels entered New Zealand’s waters, the Green Party says.
The Shonan Maru No. 2, which provides security for the Japanese whaling fleet, entered New Zealand’s 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Friday.
Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd said the Japanese ship had been tailing its protest vessel, the Steve Irwin, after a recent clash in which two ships collided. The Sea Shepherd vessel docked in Dunedin to refuel early this morning.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully said it was disappointing the Japanese vessel had entered New Zealand’s EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone).Â Read more »