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 14 December 2018

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 18 January 2019.

Mineral Group

Permit ID

Permit type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date 

Onshore/
Offshore

Area
MineralsLocation
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic Minerals 52197 Mining Permit Full Surrender 12/12/2018 Onshore 5.679 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
NAA1027_60366 Metallic Minerals 60366 137.745 sq km West Coast 19/10/2018 14/12/2018

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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