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 groupPermit IDPermit typeRelinquish reasonRelinquish dateOnshore/OffshoreAreaMineralsLocation (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
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