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 29 May 2020
The next round of land status decisions is expected to be made on Friday, 12 June 2020.
|Mineral group||Permit ID||Permit type||Relinquish reason||Relinquish date||Onshore/Offshore||Area||Minerals||Location (Region)||Allocation method|
|Metallic Minerals||52217||Mining||Expiry||16/03/2020||Onshore||39.718 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||52217.02||Mining||Partial Surrender||14/03/2020||Onshore||6.689 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||55738||Mining||Partial Surrender||18/03/2020||Onshore||50.923 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Industrial Rocks and Building Stone||60364||Prospecting||Expiry||2/04/2020||Onshore||13.167 sq km||Diatomite||Otago||AWPO|
|Industrial Rocks and Building Stone||56984||Prospecting||Expiry||2/04/2020||Onshore||866.718 sq km||Diatomite||Otago||AWPO|
|Industrial Rocks and Building Stone||56985||Prospecting||Expiry||2/04/2020||Onshore||51.38 sq km||Diatomite||Otago||AWPO|
|Metallic, Non-Metallic Minerals||60503||Exploration||Partial Surrender||21/05/2020||Onshore||2,533.54 ha||Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium)||West Coast||AWPO|
|Non-Metallic Minerals, Industrial Rocks and Building Stone||60335||Exploration||Full Surrender||19/05/2020||Onshore||774.192 ha||Clay, Glauconite, Phosphate, Sand||Otago||AWPO|
|Metallic, Non-Metallic Minerals||60040||Exploration||Full Surrender||26/05/2020||Onshore||284.547 ha||Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium)||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic, Non-Metallic Minerals||60418||Prospecting||Expiry||28/03/2020||Onshore||779.503 sq km||Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium)||Northland||AWPO|