Essay Competition - Previous Winners


The quality of the essays submitted in the past has been outstanding.  The winning essays are below.

2015 Winners

1st Place - Sean Conway, Greenwood Roche

Black hole expenditure and the capital/revenue distinction: Trustpower and the case for reform.

2nd Place - Jamie Robinson, Duncan Cotterill

Resource Management (Energy and Climate Change) Amendment act: A well intentioned failure?

3rd Place - Lisa Bazalo, Buddle Findlay

Resource Management Act – Has government policy preference translated into reality?

2013 Winners

Joint 1st Place -
Tim Cochrane

Adaptive Management of Activities in the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf of New Zealand

Joint 1st Place - Annie Cao


Should the Effect of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change be a Relevant Consideration for all Energy Applications in New Zealand?

2nd Place - Guy Finney


Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Resource Management Act 1991: A Critique

Joint 3rd Place - Anna Smith


The Challenge of Concurrent Health and Safety Duties in the Energy Sector

Joint 3rd Place - Hannah Wilson


The Enforcibility of Contracted Take or Pay Clauses in New Zealand and the Relevance for Gas Supply Agreements