Prospecting Permit: # 53325
Company: Newmont Waihi Gold trading as Waihi Gold Company Ltd.
Location: From Kuaotunu to near Tairua and surrounds including near Whitianga and Hahei
Duration: 2 years
For minerals: Lead, zinc, bismuth, magnesium, titanium, ilmenite, silver, aluminium, tin, rutile, copper, iron, ironsand, platinum group metals, antimony, gold, tantalum, nickel, tungsten, molybdenum, rare earths.
Area: 222.5 Sq Km
Mercury Bay Watchdog and Kuaotunu Anti Mining Action Group (KAMAG) have both relaunched active groups since the permit was granted.
Permit map sourced from here.