New Zealand Energy Announces Change to Board of Directors

New Zealand Energy Announces Change to Board of Directors 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- New
Zealand Energy Corp. ("NZEC" or the "Company") (TSX
VENTURE:NZ)(OTCQX:NZERF) regretfully accepts Ken Truscott's
resignation from the Company's Board of Directors for personal health
reasons. Ken was recently involved in a serious skiing accident and
is recovering from that incident. 
"Ken Truscott was a founding Director of the Company, and his oil and
gas expertise and insight have been invaluable as NZEC expanded from
a start-up company to an oil and gas producer with operations on
multiple sites," said John Proust, Chief Executive Officer of NZEC.
"On behalf of NZEC's Board of Directors and employees, I thank Ken
for his valuable contributions and wish him well in his recovery." 
NZEC will undertake a comprehensive search for a new Director with
oil and gas and business expertise. 
On behalf of the Board of Directors 
John Proust, Chief Executive Officer and Director 
About New Zealand Energy Corp. 
NZEC is an oil and natural gas company engaged in the production,
development and exploration of petroleum and natural gas assets in
New Zealand. NZEC's property portfolio collectively covers
approximately 2.27 million acres (including pending permits) of
conventional and unconventional prospects in the Taranaki Basin and
East Coast Basin of New Zealand's north island. The Company's
management team has extensive experience exploring and developing oil
and natural gas fields in New Zealand and Canada, and takes a
multi-disciplinary approach to value creation with a track record of
successful discoveries. NZEC is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
under the symbol "NZ" and on the OTCQX International under the symbol
"NZERF". More information is available at www.newzealandenergy.com or
by emailing info@newzealandenergy.com.  
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as such term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. 
Contacts:
New Zealand Energy Corp.
John Proust
Chief Executive Officer & Director
North American toll-free: 1-855-630-8997 
New Zealand Energy Corp.
Bruce McIntyre
Executive Director
North American toll-free: 1-855-630-8997 
New Zealand Energy Corp.
Rhylin Bailie
Vice President Communications & Investor Relations
North American toll-free: 1-855-630-8997 
New Zealand Energy Corp.
Chris Bush
New Zealand Country Manager
New Zealand: 64-6-757-4470
info@newzealandenergy.com
www.newzealandenergy.com