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 12 January 2018

The next round of land status decisions will be published on 26 January 2018.

Mineral
group

Permit
ID

Permit
type

Relinquish
reason

Relinquish
date

Onshore/
Offshore

Area

Minerals

Location
(Region)
Allocation
method
Metallic Minerals 50216 Exploration Expiry 20/12/2017 Onshore 211.7 ha All Metallic Minerals (excluding Uranium) West Coast AWPO
Industrial Rock and Building Stone 41975 Mining Full Surrender 18/12/2017 Onshore 56.94 ha Aggregate, Limestone and Sand Gisborne AWPO
Metallic Minerals 55608 Mining Full Surrender 14/12/2017 Onshore 106.05 ha Gold West Coast AWPO

NAA Applications

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

There are currently no NAA application areas available.

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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