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    Aide memoire: Balleny Islands

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    Delegation of New Zealand
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    The Balleny Islands area contains special values which New Zealand believes are worthy of protection. New Zealand's past proposals have not yet achieved consensus support and the process for designating marine protection within the Antarctic Treaty System is not clearly established. New Zealand hopes that through a fully consultative process with CCAMLR partners, a new proposal which represents the best method of protecting the important values of the Balleny Islands would be developed for future presentation to CCAMLR. New Zealand also supports continued work on the processes for designating marine areas under both the CCAMLR and the ATCM's Environmental Protocol regimes.