Minerals permit compliance and reporting requirements

The Crown Minerals Act requires all permit holders to keep detailed records and reports on prospecting, exploration, and mining activity.

The Crown Minerals (Minerals Other than Petroleum) Regulations 2007 sets out the reports and records permit holders are required to keep and forward to NZP&M.

Annual reports

Annual reports are required on activities under a minerals permit for each calendar year.

Obligations and compliance

NZP&M introduced new business practices relating to compliance for annual reporting, technical reporting, payment of annual fees, royalty payments and work programme obligations.