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Update on Geoheat Strategy

Geothermal direct heat use has been given a boost with the release of the New Zealand Geothermal Association’s (NZGA) Geoheat Strategy for Aotearoa NZ in June, and the confirmation of new funding to promote direct heat use through the Bay of Connection’s Energy Strategy. These initiatives have been closely aligned,… Read More

Young Member Initiatives

The Board has decided that Student Membership will be free. If you are a student member or know other students who would like to be members of the NZGA, ensure that you sign on as a Student when registering.Other initiatives being worked on include: A ballot for a free registration… Read More

GEOTHERMAL OPERATORS’ FORUM

A successful forum was held at Wairakei Resort on 25 August, with about 60 industry representatives attending from Operators, Contractors, Consultants and Regulators. Presentations included: Introductions from Mike Dunstall of Contact Energy and Wu Khoo of Mercury An update on MBIE Work Safe findings from inspections, audits and investigations Michael… Read More

GNS-JOGMEC Workshop

In November, there will be a GNS-JOGMEC workshop focused on surface features. This planned to proceed the NZ Geothermal Workshop. Read More

2017 Geothermal Workshop

Registration is open now for the New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 22 – 24 November 2017 at the Millennium in Rotorua. Confirmed keynote speakers include: Dr Guðmundur Ómar Friðleifsson, lead on Iceland Deep Drilling Project Dr James E Faulds, Nevada State Geologist, Director of Nebvada Bureau of Mines and… Read More