Freeman Media is an experienced and savvy information services provider to the New Zealand corporate community.

It specialises in online subscription news and information services for specific business sectors. It also publishes a range of reports and maps, and runs industry events.

Our Key Products

New Zealand's online news and information service for the energy sector including a comprehensive industry participant and energy asset database.

New Zealand's online news and information service for the mining and quarrying sectors including a comprehensive industry participant, and, mine, quarry and permit database. 

The New Zealand Petroleum Summit is the oil and gas sector's premier annual event. It is run as a joint venture between Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) and Freeman Media. The event attracted some 320 delegates when launched in 2012.

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The New Zealand Transport Fuels Summit is the transport fuels sector's premier annual event. It is run as a joint venture between Conferenz and Freeman Media. The event is designed to attract around 300 delegates from the New Zealand transport fuels sector when we hold the inaugural event in October 2014.

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A forum for upstream oil and gas operators with operations in New Zealand.

Operators, explorers, service companies, rig owners and key infrastructure providers use the forum to discuss upcoming activity and share information for mutual benefit and the advancement of the industry in New Zealand.

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Downstream is a high-level event specifically for the downstream energy sector, organised by Energy News and Conferenz.

The first event was held in Auckland on 6 & 7 March 2012 and provided constructive debate and analysis of the key commercial, regulatory, environmental and policy issues facing the industry.

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In today’s information society, a prompt and accurate flow of information is critical for decision-making at all levels. Expert opinions, research and accepted methodologies are well tested and complemented by surveys. Increasingly the digital age is making tools like surveys a vital part of any decision-making process.


Energy News and ABB are pleased to again be presenting the Annual New Zealand Electricity Survey in 2014.

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The Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards provide an annual opportunity to recognise excellence and achievement across the electricity, oil, gas and petroleum industries.

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AssetSpace is a web-based geographic information system (GIS) which is offered as a subscription option on Energy News.

It is a simple-to-use high-level presentation tool which provides a geographic overview of the New Zealand energy sector. Rich datasets on everything from power stations to oil and gas explorers, are linked to from the map in Energy News' extensive databases.

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The New Zealand Petroleum Exploration Opportunities (Farm-In) service is a free-to-view website providing a platform for explorers to showcase and market the petroleum exploration permits they are looking to farm-out to the global petroleum exploration community.

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Published quarterly, the New Zealand Petroleum Exploration and Mining Permits Map is a large 1.2m x .85m poster detailing all of the petroleum permits in New Zealand.

Published annually, the New Zealand Energy Infrastructure Map provides a detailed view of New Zealand’s energy infrastructure and depicts key components of the country’s electricity...

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