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 12 April 2019

The next round of land status decisions will be published on Friday, 26 April 2019.

Mineral Group

Permit ID

Permit type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date 

Onshore/
Offshore

Area
MineralsLocation
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic Minerals 51535 Mining Permit Partial Surrender 3/04/2019 Onshore 149.183 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 55435 Exploration Permit Expiry 30/03/2019 Onshore 1,155.475 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60162 Exploration Permit Partial Surrender 29/03/2019 Onshore 1122.43 ha Gold Tasman AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60294 Exploration Permit Partial Surrender 29/03/2019 Onshore 591.59 ha Gold Tasman AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60302 Exploration Permit Partial Surrender 29/03/2019 Onshore 281.214 ha Gold Tasman AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60319 Exploration Permit Partial Surrender 29/03/2019 Onshore 938.782 ha Gold Tasman AWPO

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds

NAA ID

Mineral
group

Prior
Permit ID

Land
area

Region

Open
Date

Close
Date
1029 Metallic Minerals 56783 497.411 sq km Otago 15/03/2019 14/05/2019

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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