Redundant trolley bus wires to be removed

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

A section of redundant trolley bus overhead wires on the Hataitai loop running on Hataitai, Waipapa and Waitoa Roads, will be removed early next month. Read more »

AA, Smartfuel Reduction on Price at Pump by 10c/l Today

Press Release – BP New Zealand

BP announced a one-day deal across its national network today, offering 10 cents per litre off the pump price for AA and AA Smartfuel cardholders when they swipe their registered card at BP. Read more »

NZ dollar jumps higher

Article – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar touched its highest level in almost two weeks as a gain in oil lifted sentiment for commodity currencies. Read more »

While you were sleeping: Oil report lifts mood

Press Release – BusinessDesk

April 13 (BusinessDesk) – Wall Street took its cue from rising oil prices, which overshadowed a downgraded outlook for Alcoa. Read more »

Drivers Given Real Benefits Thanks to BP

Press Release – BP New Zealand

After five years of research and testing BP has launched its brand new, best ever dirt-busting Ultimate fuels, and ongoing use of Ultimate Diesel could now give diesel drivers up to 56 kilometres more per tank. Read more »

Kiwis getting behind this year’s St John annual appeal

Press Release – Z Energy

There are even more ways for Kiwis to get behind the St John annual appeal this year thanks to an exciting new partnership between Z Energy and St John. Read more »

Fracking site shut down in Taranaki

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

Todd Energy have shut down one of their large multi-welled fracking sites in Taranaki. After nearly two years of construction, drilling, fracking and flaring at the Mangahewa-E site in Taranaki, they have closed it down and walked away. Read more »

NZOG plans to delist from ASX, citing low liquidity, costs

Article – BusinessDesk

April 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas plans to delist its stock from the Australian exchange, saying the shares are little traded and the move would reduce costs by about $400,000. Read more »

Fracking and man-made earthquakes in NZ

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

If fracking and deep well injection of the waste produced by fracking, is causing earthquakes in the US, are the same activities undertaken here causing earthquakes in New Zealand ? Read more »

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new role

Press Release – Z Energy

Kiwis with disabilities to benefit from new Employer Ambassador role Kiwis with disabilities can look forward to even more employment opportunities thanks to a partnership between Z Energy and specialist employment service Workbridge, announced today. A … Read more »

NZOG, Tag, Beach partnership to surrender offshore permit

Article – BusinessDesk

March 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand Oil & Gas, Tag Oil and Beach Energy want to surrender their permit to explore the Kaheru permit off the Taranaki coast, saying the current conditions don’t support drilling which has to start in May. Read more »

Simons fossil fuel Bridges to Nowhere

Press Release – Frack Free Kapiti

Mr Bridges is woefully out of date and ill advised when it comes to what is dirtiest – coal or gas. Read more »

Oil and gas block offer total madness

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

“The government’s announcement to open up a further 525,515km2 of land and sea to oil and gas exploration is total madness. It is completely irresponsible for the government to open up more areas to oil and gas exploration” says Urs Signer, … Read more »

Oil Companies should expect more direct action

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Oil Free Wellington says oil companies should expect more real climate action like that seen today in Auckland. Read more »

Oil Spill Exercise

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Oil Spill Exercise Hawkes Bay Regional Council will be undertaking one of its annual oil spill exercises at Clifton on Wednesday. Under the Maritime Transport Act, HBRC is required to respond to oil spills that occur within the coastal marine … Read more »

Biggest ever block offer a disaster for the environment

Press Release – Green Party

The largest ever oil and gas block offer announced today, including 2,600 km2 in the Mauis dolphin sanctuary, is a disaster for our environment and shows how desperate the National Government is to keep its oil dream alive in the face of growing public … Read more »

Reinga-Northland, Pegasus put in ‘block offer’ again

Article – BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) – The government has again included the Reinga-Northland and Pegasus basins in its annual ‘block offer’ of oil and gas exploration permits, having failed to attract interest in 2015. Read more »

Oil Block Offer a ‘Desperate, Last-Ditch Bid”

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Responding to todays oil block offer announcement by Simon Bridges, Greenpeaces senior climate campaigner Simon Boxer said: Read more »

It is a pleasure to be back at the Petroleum Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Id particularly like to welcome our international guests – I hope you have a wonderful time in New Zealand. Read more »

2016 Block Offer petroleum tender announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today launched the 2016 Block Offer petroleum tender. Read more »

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