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.

Foundation Sponsors

Forum Sponsors

Supported by

Energy Resources Aotearoa

Lanyard Sponsor

Milwaukee Tool




Meeting sponsor

Networking sponsor

Dinner Sponsor

2021 Q2  
2021 Q4   No dinner this forum
2022 Q1 james.wardhaugh [at] freemanmedia.co.nz (subject: TEF%20sponsorship) (Available)
2022 Q2



Express your interest to attend

Express your interest to attend or to receive more information email michelle.stanyon [at] freemanmedia.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.


Due to the uncertainty around government regulations on mass gatherings in response to COVID-19 at any particular time or region, the organisers may make the determination to postpone or run the event online. Your ticket will remain valid. 


Cancellations made within 14 days of an event will not be entitled to a refund. Cancellations made within 14 days 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
Michelle Stanyon
+64 21 852 202
michelle.stanyon [at] freemanmedia.co.nz

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

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