Introduced on Nov 22. The main part of the bill is to change the purpose of the Crown Minerals Act from the promotion of mining activity to managing. Among other things it includes greater requirements to consult with iwi over mining operations. First reading on Nov 22 under urgency opposed by National, Act and Te Paati Māori. Referred to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee. Reported back on May 22 with minor amendment. Second reading on July 20 with National and Act opposed. Committee stage and third reading on Aug 22 with National, Act and Te Paati Māori opposed.