New Zealand carbon market hotting up

Press Release – Carbon News

New Zealands carbon market is on the move, breaking the $10 barrier today, says Carbon News, the countrys specialist daily carbon market publication. Todays sale of 15,000 spot NZUs (the domestic carbon unit) at $10 is a milestone, said … Read more »

Energy Minister Bridges develops new national energy targets

Article – BusinessDesk

March 3 (BusinessDesk) – Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges said hes keen to develop new national targets to improve the countrys progress on energy efficiency. Read more »

NZOG 1H loss widens on Tui, Maari writedowns

Article – BusinessDesk

NZOG 1H loss widens on Tui, Maari writedowns; cost-cutting to go up to the boardroom Read more »

Vector first-half profit up 15%

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland electricity and telecommunications infrastructure provider Vector reported a 16 percent lift in first-half profit to $100.1 million. Read more »

Vector’s Electric Vehicle Chargers Kept Busy

Press Release – Vector

Vectors Electric Vehicle Chargers Kept Busy Hobson Street Rapid Chargers : On average this week, our Hobson Street charging stations have been used seven times a day, and the average charge time has been 21 minutes. During the past week, 154 … Read more »

Lower milk and fuel prices push down producer prices

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Producer prices fell in the December 2015 quarter, mainly influenced by lower dairy and fuel prices, Statistics New Zealand said today. Prices received (as measured by the output producers price index (PPI)) and paid (as measured by the input PPI), … Read more »

Gull continues to hold fuel prices below national pricing

Press Release – Gull New Zealand

Gull continues to hold fuel prices below national pricing While the major oil companies are raising fuel prices, Gull is determined to hold its prices where they are. As an indicator of this, this morning Z raised the price of diesel, closing in on the … Read more »

Cooler weather on the way – next week

Press Release – Vector

Auckland can expect a respite to the hot and humid weather, but not this week. Temperatures are expected to remain in the mid to high 20s over the next five days, with rain or showers featuring from midweek. By the weekend, the sun returns, and with it, … Read more »

ETS Review modelling documents released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Three technical documents are being released to help New Zealanders engage with the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) review, Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

Gull Extends That Holiday Feeling

Press Release – Gull

Gull Extends That Holiday Feeling With just one long weekend left this summer season; Gull is extending that holiday feeling by discounting fuel at all their sites for two days in the lead up to Waitangi Weekend. During the promotion period, fuel at … Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector

Very hot and humid weather during the week meant heat pumps were turned to cooling mode all over the region driving up electricity demand. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

NZOG prowling for cheap assets following oil price slide

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking at several buying opportunities as plunging oil prices have flushed out sellers looking to restructure their portfolios. Read more »

Auckland Motorists Already Paying Plenty

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is slamming renewed calls for the introduction of new motorway or congestion taxes for Auckland, and is calling on the National Party to stand by its election promise and rule out new taxes. Jordan Williams, Executive Director … Read more »

Proposed Marine Protected Areas legislation will fail Oceans

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Government is failing to protect our oceans by not including our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in its Marine Protected Areas Act discussion document released today. Forest & Bird Marine advocate Anton van Helden says we have been waiting nearly … Read more »

Shell, partners sell Maui pipeline to First State for $335M

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Shell New Zealand-controlled Maui Development has sold the Maui natural gas pipeline for $335 million to funds managed by First State Investments, which recently bought Vector’s gas distribution and transmission assets. Read more »

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future

Press Release – Vector

Vector Gas and Refining NZ invest in future Vector Gas Limited and Refining NZ have reached an agreement to double the quantity of gas available for the Marsden Point refinery. The agreement will see Vector Gas invest approximately $25 million in upgrading … Read more »

Vector doubles gas quantities on tap to Marsden Pt refinery

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Vector, the electricity and gas distribution firm, will double the quantity of natural gas available to the Marsden Point oil refinery in a new deal with New Zealand Refining. Read more »

Demand Response programme attracts strong interest

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower said today that the results from its recent Demand Response Programme demonstrated an increasing consumer interest in managing electricity usage and being involved in programmes that are providing beneficial returns. Read more »

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