Energy and resources consultations and reviews
This page provides an overview of current and closed consultations and reviews on energy sector issues.
We’re seeking feedback on key policy areas to inform work that will set the direction and pace of change for energy in New Zealand.
The consultations include:
- a plan for managing the gas industry’s transition to a low emissions future
- an Interim Hydrogen Roadmap to set out the government’s initial views on the future role of hydrogen in New Zealand
- regulations to enable offshore renewable energy development
- market measures to ensure electricity is affordable, reliable and resilient while we transition to an expanded and more highly renewable system
- how we will implement the Government’s commitment to ban new fossil fuel baseload electricity generation.
The consultation is open for submissions until 2 November 2023, 5pm.
For more information or to have your say, visit:
All open consultations
In this section
We’re seeking feedback on policy that will set the direction and pace of change for energy in New Zealand.
The Government is carrying out a review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991.
The final report of the investigation into the electricity supply interruptions of 9 August 2021.
The Government has responded to the recommendations proposed in the Electricity Price Review (EPR).
The 13-month review is complete and the Government has given its response. It investigated whether the current electricity market delivered a fair and equitable price to consumers. It also considered improvements to future-proof the sector and its governance structures.
Our 2017 consultations on energy-related issues.
Our 2016 consultations and reviews for energy-related issues.
Our older consultations and reviews on energy-related issues.