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 February 2019

The next round of land status decisions will be published on Thursday, 28 February 2019.

Due to a system upgrade, the Permit Webmaps will be unavailable over the weekend of February 16th and 17th.

Mineral Group

Permit ID

Permit type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date 

Onshore/
Offshore

Area
MineralsLocation
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic Minerals 57507 Mining Full Surrender 1/02/2019 Onshore 38.376 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 53096 Mining Full Surrender 1/02/2019 Onshore 17.8 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 53133 Mining Partial Surrender 1/02/2019 Onshore 394.632 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 51507 Mining Full Surrender 7/02/2019 Onshore 78.08 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 56357 Mining Partial Surrender 11/02/2019 Onshore 46.21 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Coal 40628 Exploration Partial Surrender 14/02/2019 Onshore 11,230.73 ha Coal West Coast AWPO

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds

NAA ID

Mineral
group

Prior
Permit ID

Land
area

Region

Open
Date

Close
Date
1028 Metallic Minerals 51767 2,060.715 ha Waikato 18/01/2019 15/03/2019

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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