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I am very excited to share the recent news about Todd’s partnership with St John Ambulance, who intend on establishing three brand-new ambulance centres in New Plymouth, Stratford and Hawera. The new centres will replace existing facilities which are no longer fit-for purpose. Each will be operational from December this year in New Plymouth, mid-2020...
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Five days of outdoor adventure racing including a 2-day rogaine-style wilderness challenge may not be everyone’s idea of fun, but for the two teams of Taranaki high school students who took part in this year’s Hillary Challenge, the competition couldn’t have been better. Now in it’s 19th year, the Hillary Challenge is held annually at...
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Critical ambulance services in the Taranaki region will receive a major boost with the establishment of three new St John Ambulance centres, to be located in New Plymouth, Hawera and Stratford. The new ambulance centres will be constructed with support from Todd Energy, and are currently expected to be operational in New Plymouth from December...
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A group of Year 12 students from Sacred Heart Girls College recently pulled together their very own Wellbeing Week – a three-day event focussing on mental and physical health, and wellbeing, supported by Todd Energy. The event brought together a number of different initiatives – from a group boxing session which saw more than 50...
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Taranaki Retreat, a community sanctuary created to provide a time-out space for families and individuals to stay, free of charge, when times are tough, is going to be even better equipped thanks to a brand-new defibrillator, installed with the help of Todd Energy. Jamie Allen, who dreamed up the idea of creating a community safe...
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This Story was originally published on Stuff World music festival WOMAD has announced a 10-year partnership deal with the New Plymouth District Council. The international arts festival has based its New Zealand leg in New Plymouth for the past 16 years. New Plymouth District Mayor Neil Holdom said WOMAD is “part of Taranaki’s DNA”, and...
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The Taranaki On-Call Rescue Squad were awarded Innovation of the Year at the annual Taranaki Surf Lifesaving Awards earlier this month for the introduction of their custom rescue jet ski, which has been operating in Taranaki waters since January. The jet ski, which has already played a critical role in supporting multiple water rescues this...
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In early May, I participated on a panel at the Just Transition Summit here in New Plymouth. The first event of its kind, the Summit was an opportunity for Government, business, industry, unions, iwi and the community to come together to discuss and define what a just transition to a low emissions future looks like...
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In late January, the New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Representative Challenge took place in Gisborne in perfect conditions, bringing together teams from all over the North Island. The Taranaki team, sponsored by Todd Energy, represented the region with pride and raced to the best of their ability says Taranaki team manager, Ross Lilley. “Last year the...
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In late March more than a hundred people came together to play in the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Taranaki annual golf fun fundraiser, held at the Ngamotu Golf Course in New Plymouth. With 22 five-person teams, the event is a big one for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Taranaki, says Project Leader –...
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Welcome to our first Community Update for 2019 – and what a productive start to the year it has been. Our Mangahewa G programme started as anticipated in early January and is making good progress. We have completed drilling the first well and operations on site are tracking to plan as we drill ahead on...
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Originally posted on WOMAD and republished with permission WOMAD’s zero waste results have increased by a monumental 26 per cent in three years and are now reaching record breaking heights. In 2018 WOMAD organisers, along with the help of more than 100 zero waste volunteers, recycled and composted a record breaking 90 per cent, or 23,060...
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Some of New Zealand’s most challenging coastline will be significantly safer thanks to the Taranaki Surf Life Saving Emergency Call Out Squad’s purchase of a brand-new, custom rescue water craft (RWC), which launched to the water for the first time last month. The RWC – a welcome addition to the Squad’s existing rescue equipment –...
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At Todd Energy, our approach to community partnerships targets the sponsorship of local fundraising initiatives and events that contribute to community wellbeing, and we always enjoy being able to support events that we know are contributing to a healthy and active community. In late February, the Taranaki Triathlon Club will host its Todd Energy Waitara...
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We are now fast approaching the end of 2018 and already the weather has started to warm up as we move into the summer months and a new year. In November, I enjoyed attending our two Christmas community meetings – one at the Clifton Rugby clubrooms in Tikorangi, and the second at the Kapuni Hall...
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Spring has sprung and I trust everyone has managed their way through the winter months. During my Production Station visits in North and South Taranaki, I’ve seen lots of busy farms thriving with the calving and lambing season. The recent months have also been a busy period at Todd Energy. On 20 June we hosted...
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Todd Energy is proud of the relationships it has with community groups and sports clubs across Taranaki, and we are pleased to support a number of those groups out on the green. In March, Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) Taranaki held a fundraising golf tournament at Ngamotu Golf Course in New Plymouth, and Todd...
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Each year, New Plymouth’s Special Children’s Extravaganza plays host to a selection of children from across Taranaki and Whanganui, providing them and their families time out from the stresses of their day-to-day lives. Many of these children are living with a life-threatening illness, physical challenges or other adversity, and the event is all about letting...
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Graham Northcott at the Taranaki Indoor Sheepdog trials 2018 July saw Hawera play host to the 10th annual Taranaki Indoor Sheepdog trials, with the event running across three days from Friday through until Sunday. 113 people took part with a record 236 dogs competing, herding sheep through eight obstacles in the indoor sand arena at...
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Todd Energy’s new state-of-the-art McKee Mangahewa Operations Facility will be officially opened today by Minister of Energy and Resources, the Hon Dr Megan Woods. The $12m operations facility is located at the McKee Mangahewa Production Station in Tikorangi, North Taranaki, and will house Todd Energy’s production station employees. The project was completed over the last...
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It’s hard to believe we’re almost half-way through the year. Over the past five months Todd Energy has seen a lot of progress across our projects, with many of them due for completion in the coming months. In Tikorangi our new state-of-the art McKee Mangahewa Operations Facility remains on track for a mid-June opening. The...
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Undoubtedly one of the toughest adventure races for high schools students is the Hillary Challenge. The 18th annual challenge to find the top secondary school outdoor adventure team took place recently, 7-11 May. Spread over five days the gruelling competition saw 12 of the best national adventure racing school teams competing in a series of...
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Described as a ‘local sanctuary’ and developed in response to the silent tragedies of depression and suicide in our community, Taranaki Retreat provides a safe place for community members needing support and time out from the pressure of their current circumstances. The brain child of Jamie Allen and his wife Suzy who set up the...
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Back in March, thousands of people descended on New Plymouth and many locals were preparing for the three day musical and cultural extravaganza that is WOMAD. 2018 is the fifteenth year of the Todd WOMAD partnership, and also 15 years since WOMAD came to Taranaki. The festivities kicked off early for us; the excitement beginning...
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The 2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon covering a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run. New Plymouth once again played host to the exciting blue carpet spectacle as international and national athletes descended on the city in pursuit of glory. Todd Energy were proud to support this exciting...
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Todd Energy sponsored the event volunteers who work behind the scenes helping officials and ensuring the smooth and effective running of the event on the day. The next generation of Kiwi triathletes put their hands up in a big way at the Quality Hotel Plymouth International Triathlon World Cup today, with Nicole van der Kaay...
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“The place reverberated under the mighty watch of Mount Taranaki with the kind of passion that only comes from the sheer celebration of diversity.”   – Rosie Morrison, The Spinoff  It was a monumental year for WOMAD New Zealand, who delivered on their accolade as  ‘Best National Event of the Year’ with this years WOMAD being...
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For the eighth time in ITU history, the elite triathletes of the world head to the iconic coastal city of New Plymouth for the 2018 Quality Hotel Plymouth International ITU Triathlon World Cup. The Kiwi city will host the third stop on the World Cup circuit this year. Both the women’s and men’s start lists...
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The internationally established three day world music, arts and dance festival is known for its exciting and diverse line-up and next year’s event is no exception. Over the weekend Brooklands Park will ring with the sounds of a melting pot of folk, afro-funk, hip hop, classical, jazz and punk rock performed on violins, ouds, koras and...
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I hope you have all had a great summer and managed to relax. Although I wasn’t able to attend our December community meeting in Tikorangi, I heard it was a great turnout, so thank you to all that came along during this busy period. Also a big thank you to all the Kapuni community members...
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This week we’re running an internal safety campaign – Drive Safe Week. The safety and wellbeing of our communities as well as our people is central to what we do. Drive Safe Week allows us to focus on six safe driving principles for rural roads, supporting the safety of our people and our local communities....
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Marine seismic surveying is a form of scanning using sound waves that gathers information about the rock formations below the seabed. It helps geoscientists to understand whether oil and natural gas reservoirs lie beneath the sea, without disturbing the seabed. In this fact sheet, you can learn about Todd’s approach to marine seismic surveying in...
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The Len Lye Centre pumped $7.4m into the New Plymouth economy last year and brings in more people than Womad and the annual garden festival, a new report reveals. A recent report published by Business and Economic Research Limited (Berl) found 34,400 people visited the centre in 2016 – 17,100 of them from outside the region and...
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On the win of the prestigious ‘Best National Event of the Year’, TAFT Chief Executive, Suzanne Porter, says “This is an award that recognises Taranaki, our partnerships and our loyal WOMAD audience as much as the festival. We thank our WOMADers and partners for their support and look forward to celebrating with them at the 2018 festival” Charles...
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Coastguard Taranaki has moved into its new home which it will share with Surf Life Saving New Zealand. The official opening of the Red Shed at Port Taranaki was held on Sunday and attracted a crowd of representatives from both organisations. The project to refurbish the building, which sees it co-owned by the groups and...
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The popular three-day international music and dance festival is held in New Plymouth’s beautiful Brooklands Park every March and attracts crowds of up to 15,000 every year. This week WOMAD NZ was named as a finalist in the 2017 New Zealand Event Awards, for the Best National Event of the Year. WOMAD NZ’s Marketing and...
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Firstly I would like to acknowledge our neighbours in South Taranaki who are receiving the Todd Energy Community newsletter for the first time. Todd produces this newsletter three times a year for distribution to all wellsite and production station neighbours, and residents on main traffic routes across our operations. This newsletter provides a brief update...
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It was wonderful to see so many Tikorangi residents out enjoying WOMAD this year, in what was one of the best weather  weekends  of  the  summer. Todd  has  been  busy with the new office facility at the McKee Mangahewa Production Station, where the building construction started at the end of April. The Mangahewa compression units...
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New Zealand company Todd Energy has strengthened its commitment to Taranaki natural gas production, after increasing its stake in the Kapuni onshore natural gas field from 50 to 100 per cent. Todd Energy announced today it has entered into arrangements to acquire Shell’s 50 per cent interest in Kapuni, a field first discovered by a...
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Operations have been fairly busy since our last newsletter. We have begun work on the McKee Mangahewa office facility which will see a contemporary building become home for the Plant control room and production operators in 2018. The Mangahewa Compression project at the Production Station continues to make steady progress. These units add mechanical compression...
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