Fossil of Day award shows up National’s climate hypocrisy

Press Release – Green Party

New Zealand being awarded the Fossil of the Day award at the Paris climate talks is an embarrassing indictment that shows up the National Governments failure to walk the talk on climate change, the Green Party said. Read more »

Fossil fuel divestment on Auckland University Council agenda

Press Release – Fossil Free UoA

Fossil fuel divestment on Auckland University Council agenda On Monday December 7, the University of Auckland Council will vote on whether to encourage its associated Foundations to divest from fossil fuel investments. The student representatives on … Read more »

PM addresses Paris Climate Change Conference

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key has told the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris that it must produce a meaningful agreement. Read more »

National Statement from New Zealand

Speech – New Zealand Government

National Statement from New Zealand UN Climate Change Conference, Paris Mr President, Let me begin by again conveying my condolences to the victims of the attacks here in Paris, to the people of Paris and the French Republic. The people of New Zealand … Read more »

PM announces $20m for research to help reduce emissions

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key has announced at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris that New Zealand will commit another $20 million to the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. This world-leading research has the potential … Read more »

Supreme Court gives Mobil leave to appeal Auckland cleanup

Article – Businesswire

Supreme Court gives Mobil leave to appeal $10 mln cleanup bill for Auckland land contamination Read more »

Mobil lied about climate change

Press Release – Exxon Knew NZ

Concerned citizens have called for an investigation into oil giant Mobil, after evidence has emerged the company has lied to the world about climate change. A Mobil service station in Petone will be picketed on Tuesday 24 November. Read more »

Provincial petrol station and retail hub fuels interest

Press Release – Bayleys

The newest and biggest commercial retail hub in the Manawatu has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

BP Reduces National Price to Lowest Level Since Mid-April

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP has decreased its national price by two cents per litre across all grades of fuel this morning. Read more »

NZ government committed to RMA reform in 2016

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The government remains committed to long-stalled reform of the Resource Management Act in 2016, in a form that garners enough support in the parliament, Economic Development Steven Joyce has confirmed, with the launch … Read more »

Local Celebrate in Northland

Press Release – British Petroleum

BP service station owners Darren and Liz Johansson cant stop smiling as they look forward to celebrating 15 years of operations in Waipapa this week. Read more »

Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner

Press Release – Electricity and Gas Complaints Commission

The Office of the Electricity and Gas Complaints Commissioner has won the small business category in the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Awards 2015, announced in Auckland last night. Read more »

Z Energy lifts 1H earnings 15%, margins up, revenue down

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 5 (BusinessDesk) – Z Energy, the petrol station chain seeking to take over rival Chevron New Zealand, lifted first-half earnings 15 percent as it fattened its margins in a tightly contested market, ceding market share in the process. Read more »

PetrolWatch – October 2015

Press Release – Automobile Association

The price of fuel fell a total of 8 cents a litre during October, reducing petrol prices to their lowest level since April, and diesel to the lowest price since February 2015. Read more »

New regulations to protect oceans

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Government regulations to manage the waste and pollution within New Zealands vast Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) come into effect today, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Public need to have a say about deep sea oil

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington is pleased to see Wellington City Council is listening to the many people concerned about deep sea oil and is urging the Government to do more about climate change. Read more »

NZOG, flush with cash, targets undervalued assets

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, which has about $100 million of cash and no debt, is seeking to benefit from a slump in oil prices to hoover up undervalued energy assets. Read more »

University invests in fossil fuels

Press Release – Fossil Free UoA

Yesterday the University of Auckland was publicly called out for not divesting from fossil fuels and other harmful industries in a mock ‘Unethical Stock Market’ held in the University quad, in front of disapproving students. Read more »

NZ Refining ekes out extra margin from recent upgrades

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Refining, operator of the country’s only oil refinery, added an extra US cent to its margins from recent upgrades, and anticipates further gains from a bigger project to be completed next month. Read more »

Gull fuels Kiwis for semi-finals

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Kiwis gearing up for Labour Weekend and the semi-final will have one more thing to be excited about extra savings on fuel at Gull today. Read more »

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