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NZ Geothermal Week would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors, partners and hosts, who share our vision to celebrate and showcase this exciting and growing industry.


Contact Gold Sponsor

Contact is one of the country’s largest electricity generators with five geothermal power stations in and around Taupō. We have world-class geothermal capability, with operational experience running the world’s second longest electricity producing geothermal field – Wairakei – since 1958. Contact’s geothermal plants supply 8% of New Zealand’s electricity and this will increase to 11.5% once Tauhara power station is complete next year. Our vision is to build a better New Zealand and play a leading role in the decarbonisation of the energy sector and wider economy.


GNS Science Silver Sponsor

GNS Science, Te Pū Ao, is New Zealand’s leading provider of earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services. Our purpose is to understand natural Earth system processes and resources, and to translate these into economic, environmental and social benefits.  Our expertise in earth science allows us to develop new and innovative uses for geothermal energy.


Bay of Connections Bronze Sponsor

Bay of Connections is a collaborative initiative funded by Bay of Plenty Regional Council that promotes sustainable development to enhance the economic, social, cultural, and environmental wellbeing of the Bay of Plenty region. We bring together business, government, iwi and the community to co-create the solutions required to adapt and thrive in the face of climate change, and enable progression towards a low carbon and resilient regional economy.


MB Century Silver Sponsor

MB Century delivers world-class renewable energy solutions founded on our technical knowledge, expertise, and innovative thinking to create economic value for our clients. While doing this we continually look to strengthen industry capability, develop strong communities and safeguard our people and the environment.  With over 70 years of experience in the Geothermal industry, MB Century offers an all-in-one suite of services that span the entire Geothermal life cycle including drilling, reservoir logging, design/engineering, construction, operation, maintenance and plant.


Cheal Bronze Sponsor

Cheal is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary consultancy offering extensive expertise in Civil Engineering, Surveying, Resource Management Planning and 3D Laser Scanning. With over 80 years’ experience in the industry and offices in Taupo, Rotorua, Napier, Hamilton, Taumarunui, and Ohakune, Cheal has become the partner of choice across much of New Zealand.  The innovative yet practical approach, problem solving abilities and professionalism of our team is what makes us leaders across many sectors. Our team is our most valued asset – we would like to make it yours. Call us today 07 378 6405 or visit us


Mercury  Bronze and Individual Event Sponsor
Geothermal Photography Competition

Energy made Wonderful! Mercury is an electricity generator and retailer that creates power from 100% renewable sources - hydro, geothermal and wind. Mercury is New Zealand’s largest electricity retailer and sells power to commercial and residential customers through its retail brands Mercury, Trustpower and GLOBUG. Mercury’s geothermal generation has been developed over the last two decades in partnership with Māori landowners and provides enough renewable electricity 24/7 to supply 330,000 New Zealand homes.


Mitchell Daysh Bronze Sponsor 

Mitchell Daysh are a specialist consultancy at the cutting-edge of resource management and planning in New Zealand.  We provide expert advice to many diverse sectors, including energy, infrastructure, industry, water and mana whenua.  Our team has experience and skills to assist New Zealand to realise a low-carbon future, and we currently working with several major electricity generators with planning new renewable generation development, re-consenting and plant reconfiguration, helping New Zealand move towards a more sustainable energy future while ensuring the lights stay on.


Western Energy Services Bronze Sponsor

Western Energy is a leading provider of specialist geothermal well solutions, both here in New Zealand and overseas.  With proven expertise and innovative approaches to wireline diagnostics, intervention, testing and monitoring, we help geothermal operators to optimise well assets and reduce energy generation costs.


Worley Bronze Sponsor 

Worley delivers more than consulting, engineering, procurement and construction services. With a project list of over 3700 projects in the energy transition space we help organisations deliver a more sustainable world.  Every day, our 400 strong NZ team supported by our 48,000-strong global team, help customers across the energy, chemicals (including Power to X) and resources sectors get one step closer to solving our planet’s toughest challenges. In the geothermal space, working with our partners, we are able to provide concept studies, major hazard facility studies, plant design and project management services built on years of delivering complex and projects.  Worley looks forward to the opportunity to help organisations maximise the potential for geothermal in New Zealand.


Amplify Co-host

Amplify is the economic development agency for the Taupō District.  We exist to grow the local economy, and do this by leveraging Taupō’s natural advantages and working with business and stakeholders to champion sustainable growth throughout the district.  Our vision is that Taupō is a vibrant and prosperous district, where both talent and business thrive.


NZ Geothermal Association Co-host

The New Zealand Geothermal Association (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. Our members are part of a diverse and skilled network of people working and living with our unique geothermal resources.  We also connect with global geothermal communities, and are well positioned to positively influence geothermal initiatives on the world stage.


Women in Geothermal Partner

Women in Geothermal (WING) is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization whose aim is to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women in the geothermal community.  With over 3,000 members in 80 countries joining since forming in 2013, we are actively breaking down barriers so that everyone in the geothermal sector can realize their full potential. This year WING is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of doing great things in the geothermal industry!


Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund Funding Partner

The Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund is part of the $50 million Regional Events Fund announced by the New Zealand Government in September 2020 as a result of COVID-19. The purpose of the fund is to stimulate domestic tourism and travel between regions through hosting of events, which is intended to replace expenditure from international tourists. This contestable fund will be utilised to focus on developing, securing or enhancing new and existing events to become long term sustainable “iconic” or “anchor” events for the regions; and to support capability development of the event ecosystem in the four regions of the Thermal Explorer area.


Ara Ake  Individual Event Sponsor

NZGA Winter Seminar

Ara Ake is Aotearoa New Zealand’s future energy centre. New Zealand Government-sponsored, it is focused on accelerating New Zealand’s transition to a low-emissions energy future. Ara Ake is the national hub of new energy knowledge and development, connecting and collaborating with many different parts of the energy ecosystem. Ara Ake collaborates across the energy ecosystem to enable energy solutions to become commercially viable, to support the decarbonisation of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Ara Ake is thrilled to be supporting students to attend the New Zealand Geothermal Association Winter Seminar.


EECA Individual Event Sponsor

Seminar sponsors

EECA’s role is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. EECA is helping New Zealand meet its climate change commitments by focusing on sectors that rely heavily on fossil fuels – transport and business.  EECA administers a number of co-funding and support programmes including the Low Emissions Transport Fund, the Government Investment in Decarbonising Industry Fund, the Technology Demonstration Fund and the Energy Transition Accelerator.


Eastland Group Individual Event Sponsor
Seminar sponsors

Eastland Generation is a 100% renewable energy company. We pride ourselves on working with our partners to develop generation opportunities, whether they be geothermal, hydro, solar or wind, to provide sustainable sources of energy for future generations.


GNS Science  Individual Event Sponsor
School Science Competitions

GNS Science, Te Pū Ao, is New Zealand’s leading provider of earth, geoscience and isotope research and consultancy services. Our purpose is to understand natural Earth system processes and resources, and to translate these into economic, environmental and social benefits.  Our expertise in earth science allows us to develop new and innovative uses for geothermal energy.


Hatch  Individual Event Sponsor
NZGA Winter Seminar

Hatch Consulting is a Quantity Surveying firm working in the renewable energy sector across NZ. We provide bespoke commercial management solutions for project teams, allowing our clients to confidently deliver exceptional projects. We bring a practical and collaborative approach to project planning and delivery that is tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients and teams. Hatch Consulting is proudly working on both the new Tauhara Geothermal Power Station and the expansion of Te Huka III station with Contact Energy. Our services include contract management, commercial advisory services, system and process development, quantity surveying and dispute resolution.


OMV  Individual Event Sponsor
NZGA Winter Seminar 

OMV is New Zealand’s largest natural gas producer, producing around 40% of Aotearoa’s gas supply. OMV has been active in NZ since 1999 when it acquired shares in the Maari field and has since expanded into a range of other assets through subsequent acquisitions, these include the Māui gas field and a 74% share in the Pohokura gas field. OMV NZ prides itself on its high health, safety and environmental standards and is on a journey to a low carbon future.

As a global energy and chemicals company, OMV intends to become a leading provider of sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials by 2030 with a focus on circular economy solutions – and deliver on our pledge to reach net zero by 2050. This includes targets of 9 TWh of geothermal production, 5mn metric tons of CCS per year and 1 TWh of wind and solar power production -  all whilst providing much needed gas supply to fuel the energy transition.


Phoenix Metalman Recycling  Individual Event Sponsor
NZGA Winter Seminar Dinner & Networking Event

Phoenix Metalman Recycling are a nationwide recycling business operating from 19 sites nationwide.  We are Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest privately held metal recycler and proudly 100% New Zealand owned.  We are facilitating the development of NZ’s circular economy, recovering metals and C&D resources, diverting them from landfill.  We service customers regularly within the following sectors: Engineering & Manufacturing, Automotive, Battery supply, Construction, Demolition, Import, Export, Energy and Waste sectors, Retail and the general public.


Safety Solutions  Individual Event Sponsor
WING Networking Event

Safety Solutions is a leading provider of process safety consulting, training, and engineering services. With a wealth of experience across several industries, our team of experts has been helping businesses in Australia and New Zealand to identify hazards, assess risk, and manage those risks. Safety Solutions has been supporting and collaborating with many of New Zealand’s geothermal power stations to safeguard people, the environment, and assets from harm.


Seequent  Individual Event Sponsor
WING Networking Event 

Seequent brings together industry-leading earth modelling, geo-data management, and team collaboration software. When everyone can see the sub-surface more clearly, they can make better decisions that benefit people and the planet. Seequent supports over 60% of the worlds geothermal power generation with our software and has a history of collaborating closely to drive innovation with the New Zealand geothermal industry.


Sumitomo Corporation Group  Individual Event Sponsor
NZGA Winter Seminar 

Sumitomo Corporation Group.


The geothermal industry is continually innovating and expanding, both in New Zealand and globally. The industry extends beyond electricity generation, it is a broad industry exploring and developing new ways to sustainably create value from this resource, including process heat.

Contact Us

NZ Geothermal Week 2023 is proudly brought to you by co-hosts Amplify and the New Zealand Geothermal Association. 

If you are interested in getting involved with NZ Geothermal Week, including sponsorship, event ideas, hosting and speaking opportunities, or have a query about events, please contact Fiona Miller, Geothermal Cluster Lead at Amplify.  

For involvement or queries relating to NZGA-hosted events held during the event week, please contact Jess Bradley at the New Zealand Geothermal Association

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