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 11 August 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 25 August 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic 54454 Exploration Partial Surrender 9/08/2017 Onshore 1597.863 ha Copper, Gold, Nickel, Platinum Group Metals, Silver, Tungsten Tasman AWPO
Metallic 41924 Mining Partial Surrender 9/08/2017 Onshore 24.899 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 60254 Prospecting Partial Surrender 7/08/2017 Onshore 264.466 sq km All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Otago AWPO
Metallic 60255 Prospecting Partial Surrender 7/08/2017 Onshore 392.918 sq km All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Otago AWPO
Metallic 55104 Mining Full Surrender 3/08/2017 Onshore 127.32 ha Garnet, Gold, Ilmenite, Ironsand, Monazite, Rutile, Titanium, Zircon West Coast AWPO
Coal 53158 Exploration Partial Surrender 3/08/2017 Onshore 1883.09ha Coal Canterbury AWPO
Metallic 41877 Mining Full Surrender 3/08/2017 Onshore 6.39 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Coal 37027 Mining Full Surrender 1/08/2017 Onshore 171.71ha Coal Waikato AWPO
Coal 35156 Mining Expiry 11/07/2017 Onshore 1450.617ha Kauri Gum, Peat Northland AWPO

NAA Applications

NAA applications are subject to a time-bound competitive allocation process, and applications must be received within the specified time frame.

NAA ID

Mineral Group

Prior Permit ID

Land Area

Region

Open Date

Close Date
1021 Coal 41766 93.94 ha West Coast 28/07/2017 21/09/2017

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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