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 27 March 2020

No land status decisions were made this fortnight.

Watch this space for updates on when the next round of decisions will be made.

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds


Mineral group

Prior Permit ID

Land area


Open date

Close date

NAA1031_40576 Metallic Minerals 40576 1157.469 ha Otago Region 7:30 am; 14/02/2020 4:30 pm; 14/04/2020

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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