Another renewable energy record broken

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The proportion of renewable energy used in New Zealand continues to reach record levels, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges says. The finding was released today in the annual Energy in New Zealand report, which highlights key trends in … Read more »

Noisy action to highlight Todd’s climate crimes

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Community group Oil Free Wellington will be making noise at Todd Corporations Wellington headquarters today to protest the companys ongoing oil and gas exploration, including fracking. Read more »

Oil and gas Block Offer 2017 consultation begins

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today announced the start of the Block Offer 2017 process for awarding oil and gas exploration permits. Read more »

NZOG to offer 40M share buyback

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is to make a tender offer to shareholders to accelerate the buy back of up to 40 million shares, the company announced. Read more »

Energy retail contracts reviewed for unfair terms

Press Release – Commerce Commission

As part of an ongoing review of standard form consumer contracts, the Commerce Commission has released a report detailing its findings in the energy retail sector. Read more »

NZO Annual Result

Press Release – NZ Oil And Gas

Loss for the year is $51.8m, including $41.8m from Cue Energy Resources Net cash from operating and investing activities of $21.1 million (up from $6.7 million) Dividend of 4 cents per share, fully imputed. Read more »

Dinosaur Footprints exhibition to leave tracks in Lower Hutt

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Starting 5 September, Hutt City Libraries will be the Wellington regions host for a national touring exhibition about the first dinosaur footprints found in New Zealand. Read more »

BP Drastically Improves Offer in Hamilton

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP Connect Whitiora re-opened this morning with a drastically improved offer after seven weeks of construction. Read more »

Ditching the family bach for a motorhome? Buyer beware

Press Release – Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

The new trend of opting out of high priced coastal properties and turning to the motorhome and campervan as a new holiday preference has prompted a consumer warning. Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 7 August 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served 31.01 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 41,217.68 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

A new charge on McDonalds menu Electric vehicle enthusiasts were undeterred by the wild and blustery weather on Friday 29 July with around 40 turning up to the launch of two rapid chargers at McDonalds Greenlane. On display were a number … Read more »

Investors press NZOG to resume dividends

Article – BusinessDesk

July 29 (BusinessDesk) – Investors in New Zealand Oil & Gas are pressing the company to resume paying dividends now that it is profitable again and generating imputation credits. Read more »

Oil and Gas Potential Game Changer for New Zealand

Press Release – PEPANZ

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick told Dunedin business representatives today that a significant oil or gas discovery could be a game changer for the New Zealand economy. Read more »

Landfarming – Toxic waste disposal or recycling of rocks?

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) Chief Executive Cameron Madgwick said, landfarming is nothing more than taking the ground-up rocks, mud and minerals left over from drilling activities and recycling them by placing … Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 17 July 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served26.36 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 35,037.00 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

Vector Network News for the week ending 10 July 2016

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vectors electric vehicle charging stations continue to be used regularly. Since we began installing chargers in November 2015, we have served24.91 MWh of electricity, potentially saving as much as 33,109.00 kilograms of CO2 from being emitted into … Read more »

OnGas named Best Gas Provider of the Year

Press Release – OnGas

Leading LPG supplier OnGas has won the Best Gas Provider of the Year at the Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Awards 2016. Read more »

Winter solstice

Press Release – Vector

Tomorrow, Tuesday June 21, marks the winter solstice. This means it is our shortest day of the year, along with the longest night it occurs at 11.28pm. Read more »

Cooler temperatures ahead this week

Press Release – Vector Limited

The unusually warm June so far – where Auckland’s 19.9C was one of its highest June temperatures recorded – appears to be over. Read more »

Fight to stop proposal to allow “risky” oil and gas testing

Press Release – Taranaki Energy Watch

Fight to stop proposal to allow risky oil and gas testing close to schools and homes Read more »

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