For your business

Natural gas is a critical energy source for many different types of commercial and industrial applications.

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Enjoy the efficiency of natural gas

Natural gas is efficient and economic compared to many other energy options. Some large commercial users of natural gas include:

  • Commercial catering and food preparation
  • Steam raising and process heat
  • Direct drying and kilns
  • Space heating
  • Combined heat and power systems

While we do not supply or install gas burning equipment we can connect you with equipment suppliers who provide specialist advice on commercial and industrial gas burning equipment. 

If you need a reliable gas supply to be connected to your business then talk directly to us on:


Our specialist team can help

For property developers, sub divisions, land development and housing infill activities, we have a specialised New Connections team available to assist with your development. Just click here to contact us.

If you are in the Firstgas network area, we can make a quick and accurate energy assessment to check if natural gas will assist your business or sub division. We can check availability and depending on the type of connection, work out the most cost effective solution for you.

If your business is not in our distribution area of Whangarei, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Central Plateau, Gisborne and Kapiti then you will need to contact the natural gas network operator in your area who are:

  • Greater Auckland area – Vector Gas
  • Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu, Hutt Valley, Wellington – Gas Hub
  • Whanganui & Rangitikei – GasNet

News and Blog Hub

As an energy for homes and businesses, gas has many advantages and benefits. From cooking, to keeping us warm and heating our water. Our news and blog hub will keep you up to date on the benefits of gas today and as we look to the future of renewable gas.

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