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Budget 2012 Home Page Estimates of Appropriations 2012/12

Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (M4), Minister of Broadcasting (M8)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry for Culture and Heritage

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE: Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Overview of the Vote

Part 1.1 - Overview of the Vote

The Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for 2012/13 financial year, covering the following:

  • a total of over $18 million for purchasing services (cultural diplomacy international programme, heritage services, policy advice, monitoring of funded agencies and ministerial servicing) from Manatu Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • a total of nearly $110 million for purchasing (mainly from arts and heritage Crown entities) ballet, Maori performing arts, archiving, museum and orchestral services, protection for historic places, and promoting and supporting New Zealand films and the arts
  • a total of over $2 million for a contribution to an international organisation (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
  • a total of over $3 million for capital investment in Te Papa, maintenance at the National War Memorial, and departmental capital expenditure, and
  • a total of over $7 million for other expenses including development and maintenance of war graves, historic graves and monuments, Treaty of Waitangi commemorations and contributions to capital projects at regional museums.

The Minister of Broadcasting is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of over $13 million for the delivery of the Going Digital programme, including the Targeted Assistance Package, and
  • a total of nearly $140 million for purchasing public broadcasting services mainly from Broadcasting Crown entities.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

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