NZGA’s members are part of a diverse and skilled network of people working and living with our unique geothermal resources.

NZGA is a non-political, non-governmental and not for profit organisation. Our focus is on providing leadership, connection and facilitation to sustain and grow sustainable geothermal opportunities in New Zealand.

As an affiliated member of the International Geothermal Association (IGA) and the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), NZGA also connects with global geothermal communities, and is well positioned to positively influence geothermal initiatives on the world stage.

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NZGA Submission: NPS REG

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), along with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE), has recently sought consultation on its proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation (NPS REG) under the upcoming Resource Management Act (RMA) reforms. This is in order to inform policy regarding consenting renewable electricity infrastructure, ensuring Aotearoa's path towards 100% renewable electricity is adequately supported.

New Zealand Geothermal Week 2023

NZ Geothermal Week is a celebration of all things geothermal, held in the heart of the Taupō Volcanic Zone. A collaboration between Amplify (Taupō's economic development agency) and the NZ Geothermal Association, NZ Geothermal Week provides a range of opportunities to immerse yourself in the geothermal world.

Our Taonga: The Heat Beneath Our Feet - 2023

The NZGA webinar series, "Our Taonga: The Heat Beneath Our Feet", is your opportunity to hear from the different voices within and around the Aotearoa's geothermal sector. Our thanks to all of our speakers in the series so far; you can see our 2022 talks here.

NZGA Submission: NBA and SPA

The New Zealand Government is in the process of reforming its Resource Management Act (RMA), with two bills intended to replace the Act: the Natural & Built Environment Bill and the Spacial Planning Bill. Both of these bills are highly relevant to the geothermal industry, as we seek to utilise the geothermal resource whilst protecting it for future generations.

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Monday, July 24th, 2023

Geothermal Week

Geothermal Week
Location: Taupō Duration: 6 days

Location: Taupō Duration: 6 days

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

NZGA Winter Seminar

NZGA Winter Seminar
Location: Great Lake Centre, Taupō Duration: 2 days

Location: Great Lake Centre, Taupō Duration: 2 days


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