New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals leads and actively manages the government's petroleum and minerals portfolio.

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Land available for minerals applications

A fortnightly report that provides notification of land available for mineral permit applications. Offering timely information on new minerals opportunities across New Zealand.

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NZPAM services during Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic we are now working from home with limited access to our systems. There will be some delays in our communications to you.

Gold miner prosecuted over production records

For the first time since the introduction of the Crown Minerals Act in 1991, a miner has been prosecuted for providing false or misleading information in relation to the amount of gold production declared.