Media Headlines (16-31 March 2013)


Jessica Mutch interviews Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges on moves to restrict offshore protests (TVNZ, 31 March)

Oklahoma’s biggest quake linked to fracking  (Brisbane Times, 27 March 2013)

Response from Parihaka to oil and gas industry  (Indymedia, 27 March 2013)

Noisy oil activities breach consents  (TDN, 23 March 2013)

Water not polluted by oil drilling – report  (TDN, 23 March 2013)

Greens hit back over Key’s fracking comment  (TDN, 23 March 2013)

PM says fracking safe   (TDN, 22 March 2013)

Taranaki appalled at plans to dump oil and gas waste  (Radio NZ, 18 March 2013) – please listen!

Tararua exploration waste heading for Taranaki  (TDN, 19 March 2013)

Oil companies closer to fracking in other regions  (Radio NZ, 18 March 2013) – must listen, re also trucking of drilling waste from Tararua to Taranaki!

Media highlights (1-15 March 2013)


Opponents slam hush around oil / gas probe (Manawatu Standard, 12 March)

Report backs drilling  (TDN, 11 March)

Continued drought support unsustainable  (Stuff Business, 11 March)

Oil and gas could transform the East Coast – report  (NZ Herald, 7 March)

Study shows coal seam gas fields leaking at greater rates (ABC News, 7 March)

Anger over oil bubbles to surface (TDN, 7 March)

Huge job boost when plant reopens (TDN, 7 March)

NZ unprepared for deep water oil spill – Greens (Stuff politics, 4 March)