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The Regulator’s Update - February 2020

Welcome to the February issue of The Regulator’s Update. In this issue: Annual summary reports due 31 March, Are your contact details correct?, Compliance team activities in 2019, Upgrade to the online permitting system 14-17 February, Give us your feedback, Review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991, Aeromagnetic survey of Queenstown area, Have your say.

Queenstown area aeromagnetic survey

NZP&M’s aeromagnetic survey project will recommence flights over Queenstown and neighbouring areas from the middle of January 2020.

The Regulator’s Update - November 2019

Welcome to the November issue of The Regulator’s Update. In this issue: Crown Minerals Act (CMA) discussion document open for consultation, A Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand, Compliance roadshows for mineral permits, Permit Webmaps application updated, Example mine plans for Tier 1 minerals permits now published, New National Manager Petroleum and Minerals appointed, Summer holidays are coming.

Consultation opens on Block Offer 2019

New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals has today initiated consultation with iwi and hapū on the proposed Block Offer 2019 release area for petroleum exploration permits.

Consultation opens on draft Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy

A draft Minerals and Petroleum Resource Strategy which seeks to support the transition to low emissions future, while building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy has been released for public consultation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

New Kermadec mineral reservation

A new mineral reservation over the Kermadec and Colville Arcs has been put in place for two years until 2021 replacing a reservation that expires on 4 July.