Land available for minerals applications

Land that has recently become available for minerals applications.

The following report provides notification of land available for mineral permit applications. The report is updated fortnightly, to provide timely information on new minerals opportunities across New Zealand.

Find out more about the permit history and exact location of the permit by entering the permit ID and viewing the permit document in the Online Permitting System.

See if the relinquished areas are still open ground for permitting with the minerals permit webmap by cross referencing the location of the permit from the online permitting system and webmaps.

Land Status Decisions made on 21 April 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 5 May 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 50886 Mining Full Surrender 19/04/2017 Onshore 2.62 ha Gravel, Sand Otago AWPO
Metallic Minerals, Non-Metallic minerals, Industrial Rock and Building Stone 53411 Exploration Relinquished following extension of duration 13/04/2017 Onshore 812.875 ha Aggregate, Garnet, Gold, Ilmenite, Iron, Ironsand, Monazite, Platinum Group Metals, Quartz, Rare Earth Elements, Rutile, Silver, Zircon West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 53814 Mining Expired 3/04/2017 Onshore 45.57 ha Gold, Silver Otago AWPO

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Land available for newly available acreage (NAA) applications

There are no current NAA application rounds.

NAA applications are subject to a time-bound competitive allocation process, and applications must be received within the specified time frame. For more information about NAA applications and how to apply, please refer to the Guidance on making applications for Newly Available Acreage (NAA).

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