Archived Forum #27 – Peak Oil: New Zealand’s Response

When: Friday, 8 July 2011
Time: 9 am – 12 noon
Where: Room 1.401, University of Auckland Faculty of Engineering, 20 Symonds Street, Auckland
Cost: Free

Professor Bob Lloyd will follow up on last year’s highly successful form, Peak Oil: Are we ready? Richard Hawke and Carolyn van Leuven from the Energy and Communications Branch, Ministry of Economic Development will present the government’s approach.


  • Professor Bob Lloyd, University of Otago
  • Richard Hawke, Ministry of Economic Development
  • Carolyn van Leuven, Ministry of Economic Development

Professor Lloyd is sponsored by the Civil and Environmental Department, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland.


One of the attendees at the forum was concerned with the government’s presentation and response to the question. He has put his thoughts into a blog – available here:

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