Environmental Reporting, Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
The location and extent of mineral and coal permits in the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone.
Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Method: Petroleum and mineral extraction includes all stages of the extraction cycle: prospecting, exploration, production, and decommissioning. The data includes prospecting, exploration and mining permits. The accuracy of the data source is of high quality. For further information please see: http://www.nzpam.govt.nz/cms/investors/permits/minerals-permits