Workshop & Seminar Papers

NZGA and its affiliates run and attend a number of conference or workshop style events throughout the year. You can download and view papers and presentations from these events, please contact us if you experience any problems.

National Workshops/Conferences

New Zealand Geothermal Association Seminar (11 July 2019)
New Zealand Geothermal Workshop Industry Updates(16 November 2018)
New Zealand Geothermal Association Seminar (June 2018)
New Zealand Geothermal Association Seminar (27 June 2017)
New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, (25 November 2016)


New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, (20 November 2015)
GHANZGHANZ Christchurch Groundwater Energy Seminar
(12 June 2015)
AGGAT 2015 Above Ground Geothermal and Allied Technologies Global Conference (30 April 2015)

All papers can be downloaded from the HERA website here.


36th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop (NZGA Session 26 November 2014)
Above Ground Geothermal Technologies workshop, (25 July 2014)
26th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium Incorporating the 35th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, (18-21 November 2013)
New Zealand Geothermal Association Seminar 2013, (12 June 2013)
New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, (21 November 2012)
Energy Federation Seminar, (16 August 2012)
New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, (23 November 2011)
NZCEC Seminar, (13 October 2011)
The “Energising Geothermal” workshop took place on 13 October, 2011 at the NZ Clean Energy Centre in Taupo.
NZGA Seminar, (12 October 2011)
NZ Geothermal Seminar, (21 November 2007)

International Workshops/Conferences

Presentations and documents from international workshops can be viewed by clicking the links below, please contact us if you experience any problems.

World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia (19-24 April 2015)

WGC2015“Views from Down Under – Geothermal in Perspective”, the Congress offered a splendid opportunity for delegates to share ideas and knowledge covering geothermal development worldwide. The Congress and short courses programme covered topics relevant both to direct use and electricity generation. The joint management by Australia and New Zealand gave insights into some of the most long-standing ‘traditional’ geothermal developments in the world and new ‘pioneering’ techniques.

Pertamina Energy Outlook 2015, Jakarta (3 and 4 December 2014)
5th European Geothermal PhD Day (31 March to 2 April 2014)

The European Geothermal PhD Day (EGPD)”, is a student-organised conference for PhD students working in all fields of science related to geothermal research (geosciences, engineering, chemistry, business, law, etc). The conference was hosted by the Chair of Geothermal Science and Technology of the Technical University of Darmstadt in cooperation with the Young Geothermal Chapter (Junge Geothermie) of the German Geothermal Association. The conference was held at the Institute of Applied Geosciences, Darmstadt, Germany.
Download Conference flyer here for more.

APEC 2013 Workshop on Geothermal Energy Development, Taipei, Taiwan
(25-26 June 2013)

The meeting was attended by Dr. Greg Bignall and Mr. Brian Carey (both GNS Science) New Zealand, as well as researchers and geothermal industry invitees from Japan, USA and UK. The Workshop was organised by The Bureau of Energy and National Science Council of Taiwan, and included three sessions that respectively focussed on “Geothermal Status and Perspectives”; “Geothermal Exploration and Assessment”, and “Enhanced Geothermal System Technologies”. Click on links below to download and view presentations from the workshop:-