Wireless connectivity raises the bar for worker safety

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based gas detection equipment supplier, Entec is now offering a new range of portable gas detectors, fitted with wireless peer-to-peer connectivity. Read more »

Utilities Disputes announces Annual Report 2016-17

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

The Utilities Disputes Annual Report 2016-17 details significant changes to the organisation following its change from the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner scheme last year as well as ongoing activity in disputes resolution. 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 »

REPEAT: Shell NZ narrows FY loss

Article – BusinessDesk

June 26 (BusinessDesk) – Shell New Zealand is keen to find suitors for its remaining New Zealand assets after the sale of its Kapuni onshore field helped narrow its loss in the year to December while Austrian oil and gas producer OMV AG’s New Zealand … Read more »

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy Innovation Amendment Bill passes third reading Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins have announced new measures to support the uptake of electric vehicles and improve energy efficiency in New Zealand. The … Read more »

EMANZ Welcomes NZEECS Announcement

Press Release – EMANZ

The Energy Management Association of New Zealand has welcomed the publication of the MBIEs New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) 2017-22. 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 »

Entec hosts seminars on the latest advances in Gas Detection

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based Entec , a provider of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and gas detection solutions, has recently hosted seminars on the latest advances in portable gas detection technology. 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 »

STOS oil drilling must stop

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Climate Justice Taranaki are calling on submitters to once again tell Shell Todd Oil Services(STOS)to stop drilling for oil and gas in the South Taranaki Bight home and feeding ground to many marine mammals including the Mauis dolphin and … 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 »

East Coast Oil Opposition Group Heads to the UN

Press Release – Te Ikaroa

Seismic testing, oil drilling and indigenous rights are at the forefront of the agenda for anti-oil campaign group Te Ikaroa as they head to New York today for the United Nations Ocean Conference. 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 »

UOA Divestment in Fossil Fuels: Green-Lit Or No?

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

The contribution of Fossil Fuels to the global phenomenon of Climate Change is apparent. Scientists across the world continuously confirm the effects of global warming and other conditional events to have an active and ongoing effect on the way our planet … Read more »

Auckland Students March for Divestment

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Hundreds of students and staff at the University of Auckland will be rallying today (Wednesday 31st May) to make their opposition to University investment in fossil fuels heard, and to call on Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon to take publicly support … Read more »

Kiwis in the dark about disconnections

Press Release – Utilities Disputes

In the last few months, 6170 Kiwi homes experienced electricity disconnections, according to the Electricity Authority. Utilities Disputes Commissioner Nanette Moreau is concerned because during that time, only 41 people contacted her free and independent service … Read more »

NZ Oil & Gas buys back into Kupe at lower price

Article – BusinessDesk

May 18 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas has bought back into the Kupe oil and gas field at a lower price than it sold to Genesis Energy just months ago when it took advantage of Genesis’s appetite for natural gas assets to augment its LPG strategy. 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 »

ANZ’s responsible investment fund, what about fossil fuels?

Press Release – 350 Aotearoa

ANZ today announced a new international equities fund which excludes investments in companies involved in weapons and tobacco, following pressure from consumers. Read more »

Nova Energy granted consents for gas-fired power station

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Consents to construct and operate a 360 megawatt gas-fired power station in Waikatos Otorohanga district have been granted. Read more »

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