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How to contact New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals.

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We're part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). We administer the Crown Minerals Act.


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Transparency statement

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) transparency statement describes the kind of information MBIE gathers.

Contact the Compliance Team

If you think there has been a serious or ongoing breach of the Act, such as illegal mining, or mining outside a permit area then use this form to send us details of the issue.