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 15 June 2018

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 29 June 2018.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic Minerals 53183 Exploration Revoked 14/06/2018 Onshore 2099.803 ha Gold Otago AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41660 Mining Full Surrender 8/06/2018 Onshore 5 ha Aggregate, Andesite, Dacite, Ignimbrite, Rhyolite Otago AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41221 Mining Full Surrender 8/06/2018   Onshore 6.565 ha Gravel Otago AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60281 Mining Full Surrender 8/06/2018 Onshore 37.166 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 54005 Mining Full Surrender 6/06/2018 Onshore 31.11 ha Gold Otago AWPO
Metallic Minerals 41495 Mining Expired 2/06/2018 Onshore 21.5 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41816 Mining Full Surrender 22/05/2018   Onshore 8.79 ha Aggregate, Andesite, Dacite, Ignimbrite, Rhyolite Waikato AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41538 Mining Expired 20/05/2018 Onshore 2.567 ha Aggregate, Building Stone Otago AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 52249 Mining Full Surrender 12/12/2017 Onshore 6.15 ha Aggregate Otago AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41708 Mining Full Surrender 17/08/2016 Onshore 4.223 ha Aggregate Marlborough AWPO

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds

NAA
ID

Mineral
group

Prior Permit
ID

Land
area

Region

Open
date

Close
Date

1023 Industrial Rock and Building Stone 56761 1,780.11 ha Canterbury 1/06/2018 27/07/2018

Applications over Newly Available Acreage (NAA) must be received within the specified 40 working day contest round. 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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