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 16 August 2019
The next round of land status decisions will be published on 30 August 2019.
|Mineral Group||Permit ID||Permit type||Relinquish reason||Relinquish date||Onshore/ Offshore||Area||Minerals||Location (Region)||Allocation method|
|Industrial Rock and Building Stone||41598||Mining||Expired||11/08/2019||Onshore||46.13 ha||Limestone||Tasman||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||53079*||Mining||Surrendered||18/07/2019||Onshore||54.67 ha||Gold||West Coast||AWPO|
|Industrial Rock and Building Stone, Metallic Minerals and Non-Metallic Minerals||57240||Prospecting||Expired||15/07/2019||Onshore||9.371 sqkm||Clay, Garnet, Gold Ilmenite, Iron sand, Magnesium, Platnium Group Metals, Rare Earth Elements, Rutile, Silica Sand, Silver, Zircon||West Coast||AWPO|
|Metallic Minerals||56675||Prospecting||Expired||12/06/2019||Onshore||186.011 sqkm||All Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium)||Taranaki and Manuwatu-Wanganui Region||AWPO|
*Note: the land previously covered by MP53079 is classified as Schedule 4 land
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].