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Energy - Gas

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

Reform the laws, which create the greatest impediments to oil and gas exploration and innovative investment in energy management
End the State's dominance in the energy sector which is not in the interests of either the taxpayer or energy consumers

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Jeanette Fitzsimons

Introducing “progressive pricing” whereby a quantity of electricity and/or gas is available at relatively low cost, and subsequent units are more expensive
Investigate the level and structure of gas charges, especially the extent to which high fixed line charges are a deterrent to connection to the gas supply
Ensure that new gas discoveries are used as a direct fuel rather than converted to electricity

New Zealand Labour Party Hon David Parker

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Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples  
National Party of New Zealand Gerry Brownlee

Work on practical measures to encourage more oil and gas exploration

New Zealand First Peter Brown

Guarantee security of supply
Achieve greater investment in the industry in order to produce more electricity
Facilitate energy efficiencies
Ensure that energy is supplied at a fair and reasonable price

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Every effort should be made to encourage rapid exploration and economic exploitation of New Zealand's potential oil and gas reserves
Explore with the industry ways of encouraging greater uptake of reticulated natural gas in the North Island and LPG in the South Island
Encourage the direct use of natural gas, including LPG, for home heating, cooking, and in the case of LPG, transportation

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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