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 20 October 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 3 November 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic 60242 Mining Full Surrender 18/10/2017 Onshore 86.248 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 60133 Exploration Full Surrender 18/10/2017 Onshore 860.373 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 54092 Mining Full Surrender 17/10/2017 Onshore 67.4 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 50201 Mining Expiry 17/10/2017 Onshore 63.25 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 54313 Exploration Relinquished as part of Extension of Duration 17/10/2017 Onshore 761.018 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 56675 Prospecting Partial Surrender 17/10/2017 Onshore 216.207 km2 All Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium) Taranaki AWPO
Metallic 41728 Mining Partial Surrender 13/10/2017 Onshore 4.192 ha Gold Tasman AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone, Metallic and Non Metallic 56270 Exploration Full Surrender 10/10/2017 Onshore 207.934 ha Aggregate, Garnet, Gold, Ilmenite, Ironsand, Monazite, Platinum Group Elements, REE, Silver, Titanium, Zircon West Coast AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone, Metallic 60287 Exploration Full Surrender 10/10/2017 Onshore 1,085.5 ha Gold, Gravel, Aggregate West Coast AWPO
Metallic 56742 Mining Partial Surrender 15/09/2017 Onshore 37.228 ha Gold, Silver West Coast 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
1022 Metallic 55682 4,206.5 ha Otago 8/09/2017 3/11/2017

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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