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 21 June 2019

The next round of land status decisions will be published on Friday, 5 July 2019.

Mineral GroupPermit IDPermit typeRelinquish reasonRelinquish dateOnshore/ OffshoreAreaMineralsLocation (Region)Allocation method
Metallic Minerals 60236 Mining Revoked 25/02/2019 Onshore 49.603 ha Gold West Coast Region AWPO
Metallic Minerals 52828 Exploration Surrendered 10/06/2019 Onshore 242.9 ha Gold West Coast Region AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60439 Exploration Partial Surrender 10/06/2019 Onshore 2396.97 ha Gold Waitaki Distrct AWPO
Metallic Minerals 55458 Mining Expired 11/06/2019 Onshore 64.09 ha Gold West Coast Region AWPO
Metallic Minerals 60338 Exploration Surrendered 14/06/2019 Onshore 380.512 ha Gold West Coast Region 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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