• We need your help

    District councils in Taranaki are reviewing their oil and gas rules. There is a possibility this process will inform baselines for national standards affecting the rest of New Zealand. TEW need your help to pay for experts who presented strong evidence oil and gas activities should never be permitted and separation distances from our homes and families should be increased. While the experts are generous with their knowledge and time donations help pay for some of the costs of their ongoing work. Thank you for your support so far and we hope to we can count on your help again.

  • Welcome to Taranaki Energy Watch

    Taranaki's Community Watchdog for Oil & Gas in our Region

Welcome to Taranaki Energy Watch

We are a grassroots community-based group in Taranaki, New Zealand. We're here to provide information on oil and gas activities in Taranaki and across New Zealand.

Latest Updates
News article: Oil and gas exploration sparks public meetings- Southland

  Supplied A well site in the Stratford District. The possibility of oil or gas companies gaining exploration permits in Southland have prompted a series of public meetings this week. Tenders […]

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News article: South Taranaki District plan to be challenged in environment court

Taranaki Energy Watch has filed an appeal to the Environment Court over the oil and gas rules in the proposed South Taranaki District Plan. The environmental group is one of eight […]

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Media Release: District Plan offers not enough protection for people or the environment

Taranaki Energy Watch       Climate Justice Taranaki      8 November 2016 The proposed South Taranaki District Plan offers not enough protection for people or the environment from hazardous industries […]

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