A leaked email from BP revealed possible price gouging practices.
Following the government's halt on new offshore oil exploration permits, Megan Woods told Q+A that while a halt to coal permits could possibly happen in the future, there are currently no plans to make that happen or work being undertaken.
Reviews are underway into the system used by a lines company in the region, which has previously been looked at by the Commerce Commission.
He raised the protesters' spirits when he performed the Ngati Kahungunu tribal haka Tika Tonu.
Homeowners won't be able to access the subsidy because the government is targeting rental property owners instead.