We Are Explorers
From New Zealand

We explore in the spirit of our forebears.
Their ingenuity. Their optimism.
We keep the flame alive that is at the heart of this country the impulse to search, to explore, to seek the undiscovered.

Corporate Activity

A Special Meeting to approve a share buy back arrangement will be held on 28 August 2015.

More details will be available soon.

Company Reports

Quarterly Activities report for the 3 months to 30 June 2015 is here

In Our Communities

New Zealand Oil & Gas looks for enduring relationships built on mutual advantage and on trust and support. We support science and discovery, so that we leave our community and environment better off because of our involvement.

Dinosaur Footprints

Every day we continue to search for ancient life beneath the surface – exploring the unknown to discover oil and gas.

Where We're Exploring

New Zealand Oil & Gas has an extensive portfolio of exploration acreage around New Zealand, two major producing assets, and interests in international diversification.

Offshore Taranaki Basin

New Zealand Oil & Gas has substantial exploration acreage in New Zealand’s only oil and gas-producing region, the Taranaki Basin.


The company has explored successfully in Indonesia and continues to balance its New Zealand portfolio with  international opportunities.


Find out more about the exciting Kaheru prospect

Our Values

New Zealand Oil & Gas is a values based business.
We are honest, transparent and ethical. Respect the culture, values, law and regulations of the countries we operate in.

Producing Assets

New Zealand Oil & Gas has two producing assets, both lie off the coast of Taranaki, New Zealand.


Kupe is a gas and light oil/condensate field that lies in the offshore Taranaki basin, in about 35 meters of waters approximately 30 kilometers off the coast of New Zealand.


New Zealand Oil & Gas also has a 27.5% stake in the Tui Area Oil Fields, which lie 50km off the Taranaki coast and have now produced approximately 36 million barrels of oil.

Deep Sea Facts

Extracting natural resources is a process full of incredible science, cutting edge technology and heavy manpower. Find out more facts about exploring for oil offshore through an infographic