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 10 August 2018

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 24 August 2018.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic, Non-Metallic 60021 Prospecting Expiry 26/07/2018 Offshore 4,435.8 sq km All Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) West Coast AWPO
Metallic 55276 Prospecting Expiry 1/08/2018 Onshore 280.3 sq km All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Otago AWPO
Metallic 41558 Mining Expiry 5/08/2018 Onshore 46.52 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

NAA1025_50438 Metallic Minerals 50438 2,423.82 ha West Coast 13/07/2018 6/09/2018

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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