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 18 September 2020

The next round of land status decisions is expected to be made on Friday, 2 October 2020.

Mineral group Permit ID Permit type Relinquish reason Relinquish date Onshore/Offshore Area Minerals Location (Region) Allocation method
Metallic Minerals 60333 Exploration Expired 20/06/2020 Onshore 194.57 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60453 Mining Surrendered 12/08/2020 Onshore 111.034 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 41957 Mining Expired 30/06/2020 Onshore 33.59 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60354 Exploration Expired 30/06/2020 Onshore 173.303 ha Gold West Coast AWPO

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds

NAA ID Mineral Group Prior Permit ID Land Area Region Open Date Close Date
1033 Metallic Minerals 40806 289.22 ha Otago 7:30am, 7/08/2020 4:30pm, 1/10/2020
1035 Metallic Minerals 41164 2,250.2 ha West Coast 7.30am, 04/09/2020 4.30pm 30/10/2020
1036 Metallic Minerals 60372 330.675 ha Waikato 7:30am, 04/09/2020 4.30pm 30/10/2020

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:

Guidance on making applications for Newly Available Acreage (NAA) [PDF 341KB]

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