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 16 June 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 30 June 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic 55508 Exploration Partial Surrender 16/06/2017 Onshore 593.9 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Industrial and Building Stone 41600 Mining Full Surrender 2/06/2017 Onshore 1.526 ha Gravel Canterbury AWPO
Metallic 40598 Exploration Partial Surrender 2/06/2017 Onshore 988.6 ha All Metallic Minerals (Except Uranium) Waikato AWPO
Coal 55736 Exploration Full Surrender 1/06/2017 Onshore 1,234.7 ha Coal Buller AWPO
Coal 50660 Mining Full Surrender 21/05/2017 Onshore 213.0 ha Coal Waikato AWPO

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Land available for newly available acreage (NAA) applications

The NAA allocation method is preferred for areas that are likely to attract competitive interest.

NAA IDMineral GroupPrior Permit IDLand areaRegionOpen DateClose Date
1020 Metallic 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 341KB].

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