Land available for minerals applications

Land that has recently become available for minerals applications.

The following report provides notification of land available for mineral permit applications. The report is updated fortnightly, to provide timely information on new minerals opportunities across New Zealand.

Find out more about the permit history and exact location of the permit by entering the permit ID and viewing the permit document in the Online Permitting System.

See if the relinquished areas are still open ground for permitting with the minerals permit webmap by cross referencing the location of the permit from the online permitting system and webmaps.

Land Status Decisions made on 22 September 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 6 October 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic, Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41539 Mining Partial Surrender 20/09/2017 Onshore 43.055 ha Gold, Aggregate, Gravel West Coast AWPO
Metallic 41169 Mining Partial Surrender 20/09/2017 Onshore 28.864 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 55133 Exploration Expired 17/09/2017 Onshore 1,331.84 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Coal 41481 Mining Expired 17/09/2017 Onshore 66.689 ha Coal West Coast AWPO
Metallic 51557 Mining Full Surrender 14/09/2017 Onshore 6.981 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 54403 Mining Full Surrender 12/07/2017 Onshore 176.2 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 56440 Mining Partial Surrender 11/09/2017 Onshore 34.459 ha Gold, Silver Central Otago AWPO
Metallic 54304 Exploration Partial Surrender 4/09/2017 Onshore 1,278.13 ha Gold West Coast AWPO

NAA Applications

NAA applications are subject to a time-bound competitive allocation process, and applications must be received within the specified time frame.

NAA ID

Mineral Group

Prior Permit ID

Land Area

Region

Open Date

Close Date
1022 Metallic 55682 4,206.5 ha Otago 8/09/2017 3/11/2017

For more information about NAA applications and how to apply, please refer to the Guidance on making applications for Newly Available Acreage (NAA) [PDF 341KB].

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