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 17 November 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 1 December 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic 55160 Exploration Full Surrender 14/11/2017 Onshore 369 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 51486 Mining Partial Surrender 14/11/2017 Onshore 2.778 ha Gold and clay West Coast AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41413 Mining Expired 13/11/2017 Onshore 1.535 ha Aggregate Auckland AWPO
Metallic 55052 Exploration Revoked 7/11/2017 Onshore 4,877.46 ha Gold and silver Northland AWPO
Metallic 55216 Mining Full Surrender 11/08/2017 Onshore 5.881 ha Gold Otago AWPO

NAA Applications

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

There are currently no NAA application areas available.

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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