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 July 2017

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 28 July 2017.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic 57493 Mining Full Surrender 20/06/2017 Onshore 137.97 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 60043 Mining Full Surrender 20/06/2017 Onshore 63.998 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 60113 Exploration Full Surrender 7/07/2017 Onshore 2,096.7 ha All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Southland AWPO
Metallic 41433 Mining Expiry 30/06/2017 Onshore 7.60 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 54851 Prospecting Expiry 1/07/2017 Onshore 75.22 sq km Aluminium, Antimony, Bismuth, Copper, Gold, Ilmenite, Iron, Ironsand, Lead, Magnesium, Molybdenum, Nickel, Platinum Group Metals, Rare Earth Elements, Rutile, Silver, Tantalum, Tin, Titanium, Tungsten, Zinc Otago AWPO
Metallic 41942 Mining Partial Surrender 3/07/2017 Onshore 116.44 ha Gold West Coast AWPO
Metallic 52700 Exploration Expiry 5/07/2017 Onshore 204.02 ha All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Southland AWPO
Metallic 60300 Exploration Partial Surrender 3/07/2017 Onshore 3,596.7 ha All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Otago AWPO
Metallic 60210 Prospecting Partial Surrender 3/07/2017 Onshore 196.29 sq km All Metallic Minerals (Excluding Uranium) Otago AWPO

NAA Applications

NAA applications are subject to a time-bound competitive allocation process, and applications must be received within the specified time frame.

NAA ID

Mineral Group

Prior Permit ID

Land Area

Region

Open Date

Close Date
1020 Metallic 54126 571.2 ha West Coast 19/05/2017 17/07/2017

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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