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 Friday 5 August 2022
The next round of land status decisions will be made on Friday 19 August 2022.
|Mineral group||Permit ID||Permit type||Relinquish reason||Relinquish date||Onshore/Offshore||Area||Minerals||Location (Region)||Allocation method|
|Metallic||40813||Exploration||Full Surrender||2/06/2022||Onshore||2,777 ha||Gold, Silver||Waikato Region||NAA|
|Industrial Rock and Building Stone||41973||Mining||Expired||11/07/2022||Onshore||0.41 ha||Aggregate||Otago Region||AWPO|
|All metallic and non-metallic||60531||Prospecting||Partial Surrender||18/07/2022||Onshore||53.268 sq km||All metallic and non-metallic||Waikato Region||AWPO|
Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds
|NAA ID||Mineral group||Prior Permit ID||Land area||Region||Open date||Close date|
|NAA1043_40813||Metallic||40813||2,777 ha||Waikato||7:30am, 08/08/2022||4:30pm, 30/09/2022|
Applications over Newly Available Acreage (NAA) must be received within the specified 40 working day contest round.
More information about NAA applications and how to apply: