Top five common complaints in electricity and gas

Press Release – Electricity and Gas Complaints Commission

The number of complaints received in the 2014-15 year by the Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner (EGCC) was higher than the previous year. This year the office received 3655 complaints, a 77% increase in the number of complaints from … Read more »

Genesis to retire stored coal unit

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy, the country’s biggest energy retailer, will permanently retire a coal/gas fired unit at the Huntly Power Station which has been in storage as renewable and thermal generation provide more than enough electricity … Read more »

Network summary for week ending 28 June 2015

Press Release – Vector Limited

A meter board caught fire in Manukau during the week and our contractors isolated power to it for safety. Power was isolated to seven house/building fires during the week, in Muriwai, Papatoetoe Central, Mt Albert, Tamaki, Favona, Glen Innes and Ranui. Read more »

Real threat to security is Govt climate policy

Press Release – Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network Aotearoa today congratulated the Greenpeace climbers on the roof of Parliament drawing attention to the lack of Government action on climate change. Read more »

EEZ Amendment Bill passes third reading

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for the Environment 23 June 2015 Media Statement EEZ Amendment Bill passes third reading Read more »

Small GDP impact in big greenhouse gas cuts: Infometrics

Article – BusinessDesk

June 10 (BusinessDesk) – Major cuts to greenhouse gas emissions would have hardly any impact on New Zealand’s economic growth rate, says private economic consultancy Infometrics in analysis for the Ministry for the Environment. Read more »

Maui oil and gas field gains 35-year operating consent

Article – BusinessDesk

June 5 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s largest and longest-producing offshore oil and gas field, Maui, has gained marine resource consents allowing it to operate for up to 35 years more, following hearings by a decision-making committee (DMC) of the … Read more »

$1m shared between local groups — and more to come!

Press Release – Z Energy

Local voting for Zs Good in the Hood programme is over and the results of how $1m will be divided between community groups across New Zealand will soon be announced. More than 500 community groups doing good in neighbourhoods across the country were … Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

The free public EV charger at 101 Carlton Gore Road continues to be well received with some EVs having to wait for a charge time. Vector offers a free coffee to those wanting to get a charge for their EV (just check in with reception) and also … Read more »

Why does NZ need renewable energy for transport?

Press Release – Climate Outcome

Oil is a fantastic high energy and very portable fuel and currently its very cheap, in fact it has almost always been cheap and plentiful and we have built a good life with it. So whats the problem? Read more »

Iwi group prepare to confront Norwegian oil giant at AGM

Press Release – Taikaha Communications

Media Advisory: Iwi group prepare to confront Norwegian oil giant at AGM A Mori delegation from Te Hiku o te Ika will fulfil the last goal of their trip to Norway when they confront the countrys largest company at its own AGM. Read more »

Minister promoting NZ at international conference

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Energy and Resources Minister, Simon Bridges, is travelling to Melbourne today to promote New Zealand as an exploration destination to some of the worlds largest petroleum companies. The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Associations … Read more »

Trustpower annual earnings up 13%

Article – BusinessDesk

May 15 (BusinessDesk) – Trustpower, the Tauranga-based energy and telecommunications service provider, posted a 13 percent rise in its underlying full-year earnings, excluding revaluation of a major acquisition, to $122.9 million. Read more »

Mobil commissions additional diesel storage tanks

Press Release – Released Via Network Communications

Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited (Mobil) has purchased and completed refurbishment of two additional bulk storage tanks at Bluff Terminal which will help ensure the reliable supply of fuel in the South Island as the economy grows. Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

Our crews were kept busy in Aucklands CBD during the week, with power isolations carried out to three of four building fires there. An isolation of power was not needed at the fourth fire. Read more »

Perth rally against oil giant Chevron

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

A rally targeting offshore hydrocarbon corporation Chevron will be held by maritime workers from the offshore oil and gas industry outside the New Zealand consulate in Perth on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 10 am (West Australian Time). Read more »

NZ Climate Change Documentary “HOT AIR” Now Free On Youtube

Press Release – Alister Barry

“HOT AIR – Climate Change Politics In NZ” – the award-winning feature length documentary which reveals how big business stopped NZ Government action on climate change – is being launched for on-demand free viewing today. Read more »

NIWA studies spectacular seabed gas flares

Press Release – NIWA

A team of scientists aboard NIWAs deepwater research vessel Tangaroa returns to Wellington tomorrow[Friday 1 May] with new knowledge about methane leaking into the atmosphere. Read more »

BP launches 95 Plus into retail market

Press Release – Senate SHJ

In a first for the New Zealand retail fuels market, BP has announced that from 30th April, the company will be offering a BP 95 Plus petrol blend across two sites in the Auckland market. Read more »

Temperatures Are Dropping – And So Are Fuel Prices

Press Release – Haystac

Gull has you covered with lower fuel prices Autumn leaves arent the only thing around town falling; fuel prices at Gull stations across the country are also dropping today. Read more »

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