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

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Investing for success

It’s been a tough year for the minerals industry here and abroad but there is light at the end of the tunnel, writes National Minerals Manager Ilana Miller.

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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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Time to send us your annual summary reports

National Manager Petroleum & Minerals Ilana Miller is reminding permit holders that annual summary reports are due to be filed with us by the end of March.

Block Offer 2018 consultation begins

Minister of Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods has initiated consultation with iwi and hapū on the proposed Block Offer 2018 release area for petroleum exploration permits.