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Minerals permit application processing

We’re working as quickly and efficiently as we can to process the queue of minerals permit applications and thank permit applicants for their patience.

New Kermadec mineral reservation

A new mineral reservation over the Kermadec and Colville Arcs has been declared for three years replacing a reservation that expires on 4 July 2021.

Petroleum Reserves data released

Details of New Zealand’s petroleum reserves as at the beginning of 2021 have been released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment.