James Tipping Named Young Energy Professional of the Year

Press Release – Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards

Trustpowers James Tipping named NZs Young Energy Professional of the Year Trustpowers Tauranga-based Manager of Strategy and Regulation, Dr James Tipping, has been announced the Young Energy Professional of the Year at the 2017 Deloitte … Read more »

Sale of Reefton Assets

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy has today completed the sale of its remaining Reefton assets to Moore Mining Ltd. The sale comprises the Reddale and Burkes Creek mining operations near Reefton, with the associated coal washery and plant and equipment. Read more »

Low Carbon Challenge Official Launch – Wellington, Tues 1/8

Press Release – ENSPIRAL

Applications are now open for this years challenge which will support 6 teams to grow their low carbon project or business. Read more »

Taxpayers environmental liability from Solid Energy mines

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says evidence of corporate welfare and dirty deals is mounting up as the Governments sale of Stockton coal mine progresses. Read more »

Regulatory approval clears way for Solid Energy liquidation

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy is pleased that BT Mining Limited has received approval from the Overseas Investment Office for the purchase of the Stockton export coal operation and the two Waikato mines, Rotowaro and Maramarua, and looks forward to settling the transaction … Read more »

Energy End Use Database updated

Press Release – EECA

If you want to know how much diesel was used by in mining, or how much greenhouse gas was generated by space heating, you can now find the latest data online. Read more »

Hamilton Student Sues NZ Government Over Climate Change Today

Press Release – Sarah Lorraine Thomson

A law student from Hamilton is preparing to challenge the Government in the High Court on Monday over what she says is a “failure” to properly address climate change. Read more »

Solid Energy reports progress with Pike River Mine

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy says the Pike River Mine unmanned exploration project is making good progress and reiterates its previous statements that the video footage of the mine conditions does not in any way contradict the decision that manned re-entry is not … Read more »

Evolution Mining Withdraws from Puhipuhi

Press Release – Action Coordination Group

On Friday Evolution Mining reluctantly admitted that they are withdrawing from their exploration activities at Puhipuhi in Northland. They said it was the result of tests showing insufficient reason to continue and they would now focus on other programmes. … Read more »

New Pike footage builds compelling case for mine re-entry

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

New Pike footage builds compelling case for mine re-entry New footage of the Pike River Mine deep inside the operation, revealing no fire damage or signs of an inferno, provides a compelling reason to grant the families of Pike Rivers victims their … Read more »

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery

Press Release – Stand With Pike

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery Stand With Pike media release – 18 June 2017 Footage from inside Pike River mine released tonight shows there is an urgent need for answers say Pike River families. Sonya Rockhouse who lost her … Read more »

Q+A: Minister Judith Collins interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

1-4% chance of power rationing Minister Judith Collins Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins told Q+A theres a 1-4% chance that people will be asked to make some voluntary reductions in electricity usage. Judith Collins was speaking … Read more »

Our Climate Declaration Lanch

Press Release – Climate Declaration

People from around the country, weary with waiting for the Government to take the necessary action to address climate change, have decided to take matters into their own hands. Read more »

PM says Te Kuha coal mine will never get a resource consent

Press Release – Green Party

The Prime Minister said the controversial Te Kuha mine on high value conservation land will never get a resource consent in response to Green Party questions in Parliament today. Read more »

Trump can’t kill Paris Climate Agreement

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, June 2: Greenpeace New Zealand has labeled Trump morally bankrupt over his decision abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, and is calling on Prime Minister Bill English to stand with other world leaders and speak out against the move. Read more »

National running out of excuses on Pike

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National running out of excuses on Pike The latest Pike River revelations further erode National’s position of blocking a manned re-entry of the Pike River Mine drift, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “National is running out of excuses … Read more »

Nature short-changed again by National in Budget 2017

Press Release – Green Party

Budget 2017 continues the National Governments shameful underfunding of the Department of Conservation (DOC) and puts our precious flora and fauna at risk, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Demo Congratulates Fonterra for “Transition Awaay from coal”

Press Release – Auckland Coal Action

Demonstration Congratulates Fonterra for Its Transition Away From Coal Statement, But Asks When. Demonstration at 4pm today: Victoria Park, opposite Fonterra HQ on corner of Fanshaw St and Halsey St Read more »

Divestment from fossil fuels

Opinion – 350 Aotearoa

A climate change skeptic has been appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. The Australian government has made the development of so-called clean coal a priority, despite coal dust contaminating sensitive Queensland wetlands … Read more »

Call on Australian Govt to stop climate catastrophe

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

AUCKLAND 10 May, 2017 — 350 Aotearoa climate activists will gather in Auckland this morning at the Australian Consulate-General to protest the Australian Governments support for the coal industry. Read more »

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