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 19 May 2017
The next round of land status decisions will be published on 2 June 2017.
|Metallic Minerals||60034||Exploration||Full Surrender||18/05/2017||Onshore||454.263 ha||Gold, Silver||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||53469||Exploration||Relinquished Following Extension of Duration||17/05/2017||Onshore||1,606.34 ha||Gold, Silver||Waikato||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||53311||Prospecting||Full Surrender||10/05/2017||Onshore||85.832 SQKM||All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium)||Marlborough||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||53385||Exploration||Full Surrender||8/05/2017||Onshore||140.279 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||41475||Mining||Expired||7/05/2017||Onshore||8.122 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||41633||Mining||Expired||4/05/2017||Onshore||48.18 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||54960||Mining||Full Surrender||4/05/2017||Onshore||50.22 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||53325||Prospecting||Expired||2/05/2017||Onshore||58.05 SQKM||All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium)||Coromandel||AWPO|
|Coal||41821||Mining||Partial Surrender||31/03/2017||Onshore||79.643 ha||Coal||Waikato||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||54126||Exploration||Full Surrender||03/03/2017||Onshore||571.2 ha||All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium)||West Coast||NAA|
AWPO - Acceptable Work Programme Offer
Land available for newly available acreage (NAA) applications
The NAA allocation method is preferred for areas that are likely to attract competitive interest.
|NAA ID||Mineral Group||Prior Permit ID||Land area||Region||Open Date||Close Date|
|1020||Metallic Minerals||54126||571.2 ha||West Coast||19/05/2017||17/07/2017|
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) [PDF 298KB].