Freeman Media

Freeman Media, publisher of Energy News, is an experienced and savvy information services provider to the New Zealand corporate community.

It specialises in online subscription news and information services for specific business sectors. It publishes a range of reports and maps, and also runs events.

It was established in 2002 by Matt Freeman, publishing business magazines and websites in the telecommunications and IT sectors.

It launched Energy News in 2008 – a subscription-based news and information website for the New Zealand energy sector. In 2013 it launched Inside Resources covering the mining and quarrying sectors.

Energy News has already carved out a niche as the trusted source of New Zealand energy sector news and information.

Freeman Media runs the excellence awards programme for the energy sector, the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards, and also runs The New Zealand Energy Trader Forum. The IEC joint venture with Conferenz runs the successful Downstream energy sector conference. The business is based in Wellington and employs fourteen full-time staff and three part-time staff members. 


2014 - 2011 - Deloitte Fast 500 - Asia Pacific - Technology and Media

2012 - Deloitte Fast 50 - New Zealand's Fastest Growing Companies

2004-2007 – annual winner of the ‘Best Technology Media Award’ at the TUANZ Innovation Awards as voted by members

2006 – Highly Commended in Magazine of the Year – Business category at the Magazine Publishers’ Association awards

Journalists employed by Freeman Media have been involved in a series of awards at the Qantas Media Awards, MPA Awards and TUANZ Innovation Awards.