Sponsor the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards to receive exclusive access and exposure to the leaders of the New Zealand energy sector.

All sponsorship properties include a comprehensive marketing package, with coverage in the lead up to, at, and following the event.

Contact Neil Wembridge to discuss opportunities

Email: neil.wembridge@freemanmedia.co.nz

+64 21 190 2971


Deloitte brings together more than 900 specialists providing New Zealand's widest range of high quality professional services.

We focus on audit, tax, technology and systems, strategy and performance improvements, risk management, corporate finance, business recovery, forensics and accounting services.

Our people are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, serving clients that range from New Zealand's largest companies to smaller businesses with ambition to grow.

David Morgan - Partner 
+64 (0)4 470 3870 



Sponsor of the Innovation in Energy Award

Based in the heart of Auckland, Gentrack is a leading provider of software solutions for airport, energy and water utility businesses.

Today over 100 utility companies worldwide use Gentrack’s specialist software and enjoy the competitive advantage that comes from the leading agility, ability and attitude of its people and innovative products.

Aaron Baker – Marketing Manager info@gentrack.com



Sponsor of the Community Initiative of the Year

Established in 1972, we are the industry association of the upstream oil and gas sector.

We proudly represent the companies that explore for, and produce, New Zealand’s oil and gas resources. Our Members produce an estimated 95 percent of New Zealand’s petroleum.
We also represent more than 50 associate member companies who provide a wide range of goods and services to the industry.

New Zealand’s oil and gas industry attracts a wide range of views. That is why we are committed to leading an open, honest and transparent discussion about the role of oil and gas as part of our energy mix.

As part of this commitment, we advocate on behalf of our Members with central and local government, engage with New Zealanders to help educate and build better understanding about our sector, and support our Members in the work that they do.

Oil and gas resources are owned by the Crown on behalf of all New Zealanders and we believe that by developing our industry, we can enrich New Zealand’s future – the future of our Member companies, our communities and the economic future of our regions.

Cameron Madgwick - Chief Executive Officer +64 21 674 671



Sponsor of the Young Energy Professional of the Year

ABB in New Zealand - in brief

ABB (www.abb.com) is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the future of industrial digitalization and realize value. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs around 135,000 people. 

ABB is organized into four global divisions, which in turn are made up of specific business units focused on serving our customers in particular industries and product categories.

ABB has been established in New Zealand for over 80 years and employs around 500 people across 11 locations nationwide.

In addition to sales and service locations, ABB has two manufacturing facilities in New Zealand located in Henderson, Auckland and Napier.

Contact: Brent Rees - 09 362 1201


Sponsor of the Large Energy User Initiative of the Year

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is the government agency that works to make New Zealand a better place to live through the better use of energy.

We encourage people to be more energy efficient, reduce carbon emissions and switch to renewable energy at home, at work and on the road.

We work with a diverse range of businesses across New Zealand to help them become more competitive, productive and lower-carbon. We prioritise programmes that make the biggest energy efficiency and carbon savings for New Zealand, so large energy-using businesses with high carbon emissions are a key focus.



Sponsor of the Network Initiative of the Year

Nexans is New Zealand’s largest power cable manufacturer, producing and supplying a wide range of quality electrical cable since 1967. We service the New Zealand and Asia-Pacific region across all energy markets: industry, infrastructure, transmission, distribution, and building and construction.

As part of the global Nexans Group we can access an extensive range of world-leading cable products and solutions suitable for projects of any size and scope. Our local team is backed by the knowledge and expertise of one of the world’s largest trusted cable manufacturers with over 120 years of experience and 26,000 employees worldwide.

Nexans New Zealand employs approximately 140 staff, and has a manufacturing facility and head office in New Plymouth, and sales offices and distribution centres in Auckland and Christchurch. The New Plymouth factory produces a wide range of power cables ranging from low voltage through to medium voltage with ratings up to 33kV, all of which are quality and environmentally certified to ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Nexans can provide technical consultancy, cable design, specialist logistics services, and other bespoke solutions. All of these innovative value-add benefits are based on our extensive experience in the electrical industry.

Michael Pienaar - General Manager +64 9 571 9013


BusinessNZ Energy Council

Sponsor of the Low Carbon Future Award

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) is a group of New Zealand's peak energy sector organisations taking a leading role in creating a sustainable energy future. As a division of BusinessNZ, New Zealand's largest business advocacy body and member of the World Energy Council (WEC), BEC members are a cross-section of leading energy-sector business, government and research organisations. Together with its members the BEC is shaping the energy agenda for New Zealand.”

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LZ New Zealand

LZ New Zealand is very proud to be a leading New Zealand manufacturer and supplier of LED lighting solutions for the residential, commercial and industrial markets.  LZ New Zealand was founded early in 2007 after seeing a need for greater energy efficiency in the NZ lighting marketplace. Dynamic Energy is a subsidiary of LZ New Zealand which covers all the electrical divisions of the LZ New Zealand Group of Companies, from general electrical to full hybrid solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind turbine systems which generate electricity from natures own, sun and wind, providing a source of free, renewable and environmentally-friendly energy for all.

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Sponsor of the Consumer NZ Energy Retailer of the Year

Since 1978, energy companies all over the world have relied on EDMI to deliver the flexibility and reliability they need and the innovative solutions they demand. EDMI’s experience, our proven track record, and millions of EDMI multi-functional smart meters installed worldwide, mean that our products are tried and tested and that you can trust EDMI to meet and exceed your expectations.

As the future of smart metering solutions, EDMI prides itself on its dedication to quality, compliance and customer service. Our focus on quality flows demo the design phase through to our post-sales service, giving you the peace of mind that you can then pass onto your clients. We are international leaders in smart metering innovation and recognise our obligation to combine the best of cutting-edge technologies with a strong commitment to quality and reliability. We are dedicated to providing smarter solutions for our customers and are proud of our customer relationships. Our partnership approach ensures that we truly understand our customers’ requirements now and into the future.

EDMI was established originally as “EDMQ” in Australia, finding early penetration into the metering industry with its Mk1 electronic revenue meter. On 7 December, 2018, EDMI celebrated 40 years since its foundation.

EDMI is owned by Osaki Electric Co., Ltd., a Japanese metering solutions provider listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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