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Vote Pacific Island Affairs

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Pacific Island Affairs (M50)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY OF PACIFIC ISLAND AFFAIRS: Minister of Pacific Island Affairs

Overview of the Vote

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

Departmental Appropriations
  • A total of $1.766 million (28.8% of the Vote) for the purchase of policy advice.
  • A total of $4.365 million (71.2% of the Vote) for the monitoring and implementation of innovative programmes, to provide and receive information from the Pacific communities and facilitate links between communities and other Government agencies and the servicing of the Minister's office and Minister's Advisory Council.
Non-Departmental Appropriations
  • A total of $1.156 million on the provision of business advice, information, support and education relating to business development, provided by the Pacific Business Trust.
  • A total of $1.200 million supporting Pacific Employment Services run in Auckland.
  • A total of $253,334 on pre-business training activities.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Pacific Island Affairs in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

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