Geothermal systems can be found in many parts of New Zealand, but mainly in the North Island. Information and locations of these geothermal fields can be found on the following websites.
New Zealand Geothermal Association(external link)
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority(external link)
Waikato Regional Council(external link)
Bay of Plenty Regional Council(external link)
Like Japan, the Philippines and the United States, New Zealand has a landmass situated on the Pacific Rim, with an easily accessible and large wet geothermal energy resource located in what is known as the Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ).