A quarterly invite-only meeting based in New Plymouth, that brings together energy asset operators, key energy infrastructure providers, regulators, government and key service companies, to discuss upcoming activity and share energy sector information for mutual benefit and the advancement of the industry in New Zealand.

Scope of the club

The purpose of the Forum is to share information for the purposes of co-ordinating resource sharing, opportunities and energy transitions for the benefit of all parties for future operations.

It is intended that the exchange of information would be fair and equitable among all participants. The Taranaki Energy Forum is a meeting of members to exchange views and full participation is actively encouraged.

Meeting sponsors 2020

1st Quarter    
2nd Quarter A S Harrison & Co
3rd Quarter Prochem
4th Quarter First Gas

Dinner sponsors 2020

1st Quarter Greymouth Petroleum
2nd Quarter    
3rd Quarter Chapman Tripp
4th Quarter Greymouth Petroleum

Express your interest to attend

Express your interest to attend or to receive more information email lucy.robertson [at] freemamedia.co.nz (subject: Taranaki%20Energy%20Forum%20question)

Attendance policy

For member organisations who are not an explorers/operator a maximum of four attendees will be allowed to attend each meeting.  Explorer/operator attendance is unlimited. Additional attendees can be requested in writing, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will be charged at the quarterly attendance rate.

The invite-only half day meeting held quarterly, brings together energy and carbon trading professionals, buyers, sellers, market participants, producers, regulators, large energy consumers, financial intermediaries and key service providers.


Cancellations made within 72 hours of an event will not be entitled to a refund. Cancellations made prior to 72 hours of an event may be carried over to the next event at the discretion of Freeman.

Confidentiality of meetings

The Taranaki Energy Forum meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule:

When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received within their own organisation. This information is not to be distributed externally, nor is the identity, affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant.

· No journalists will be present from Energy News or from any other media outlet

· Attendance will be restricted to members and invited guests only

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact james.wardhaugh [at] freemanmedia.co.nz (subject: Taranaki%20Energy%20Forum%20sponsorship)  for more details.

Contact details: 

Irwin Munro
+64 27 808 0748
irwin.munro [at] freemanmedia.co.nz (subject: Taranaki%20Energy%20Forum%20enquiry)

Event and Forum Information
Lucy Robertson
+64 21 852 202
lucy.robertson [at] freemanmedia.co.nz (subject: Taranaki%20Energy%20Forum%20enquiry)

James Wardhaugh
+64 21 636 819
james.wardhaugh [at] freemanmedia.co.nz (subject: Taranaki%20Energy%20Forum%20enquiry)

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