In addition to regulation, our geothermal industry benefits from two sets of guidelines. These are NZS2403: 2015 Code Of Practice for Deep Geothermal Wells, and the Department Of Labour Guidelines for Shallow Geothermal Wells. NZS2403 was recently updated with considerable input from the NZGA and its members. In our view, these two standards are important because they lessen the need for detailed regulation.
With that in mind, we are keen to hear from you on the following questions: