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 »

New timing for delayed transmission pricing tomorrow

Article – BusinessDesk

June 19 (BusinessDesk) The Electricity Authority will tomorrow announce a new timeline for its controversial transmission pricing plan, which was delayed after mistakes were found in analysis underpinning the modelling. 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 »

Rival NZ petrol chains lift profits despite falling sales

Article – BusinessDesk

June 6 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand’s biggest petrol chains increased their profits in 2016 despite revenue dropping, as rising oil prices made their inventories more valuable. Read more »

NZ Maori Opposition to Statoil to Be Discussed at UN

Press Release – Te Ikaroa

Seismic testing, oil drilling and indigenous rights are at the forefront of the agenda for New Zealand Maori as they head to New York today for the United Nations Ocean Conference. 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 »

Trans-Tasman travel keeps trade with Australia flying high

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Australia remained New Zealands top trading partner in the year ended March 2017, Stats NZ said today. Trans-Tasman travel was worth more than $2 billion each way, which means the trade ties with Australia were worth more than those with China. Read more »

PM and Tillerson talks must address the climate crisis

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Climate justice group Oil Free Wellington is challenging the Prime Minister Bill English to raise the subject of the biggest threat to the Pacific when he meets with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson next week. 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 »

Terms of trade highest since 1973

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The merchandise terms of trade rose 5.1 percent in the March 2017 quarter, reaching its highest level since June 1973, Stats NZ said today. 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 »

Government delays “morally repugnant” case against activists

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Wednesday, May 31: The Government has asked for more time to take a case against three Greenpeace activists who put themselves in the path of the worlds largest seismic oil ship, the Amazon Warrior, in April. Read more »

Crunch time for OPEC ahead of Thursday meeting

Article – ThinkMarkets

No rabbits are expected out of OPECs hat on Thursday, when OPEC is expected to announce the reduction of the supply gut. The joint efforts of the OPEC cartel with non-OPEC producers dating back to October 2016 initially resulted to a curb of nearly … Read more »

World Week Ahead: Bulls holding fast

Article – BusinessDesk

May 22 (BusinessDesk) – The global equities bull market remains intact, despite the latest political woes for US President Donald Trump and the increasingly clouded outlook for his pro-growth agenda. Read more »

EPA opens submissions on STOS application for a jack-up rig

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority NZ

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for submissions on Shell Todd Oil Services Limiteds application to use a jack-up rig at its Mui Platforms, off the coast of Taranaki. 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 »

Waitomo Petroleum Opens Enviro-Conscious Fuel Stop at Bombay

Press Release – Waitomo

Waitomo Petroleum Opens Enviro-Conscious Fuel Stop at Bombay HAMILTON, 16 May 2017: Independent fuel supplier, Waitomo, is taking a big leap forward for New Zealands petroleum industry by installing Vapour Recovery technology at its new Fuel Stop … Read more »

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