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 5 December 2019

This will be last land status decision round for 2019, the next group of decisions will be made on 17 January 2020.

The decisons were made on 5/12/2019.

Mineral Group

Permit ID

Permit type

Relinquish reason





Location (Region)

Allocation method

Metallic Minerals 60286 Metallic Minerals Full Surrender 15/11/2019 Onshore 50.639 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60322 Metallic Minerals Full Surrender 15/11/2019 Onshore 1,098.91 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic Minerals 51735 Metallic Minerals Expiry 2/12/2019 Onshore 253.1 ha Gold West Coast AWPO

Current Newly Available Acreage (NAA) rounds

There are no current newly available acreage rounds.

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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