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Vote Maori Development

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Maori Development (M46), Minister for Whanau Ora (M82)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Te Puni Kokiri

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR TE PUNI KOKIRI: Minister for Maori Development

Overview of the Vote

The Minister for Maori Development is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2016/17 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of over $22 million for provision of advice, including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies, to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters, and provision of other services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio
  • a total of just under $15 million for the design, delivery and management of community investment programmes, the Maori Business Facilitation Service, and administrative costs of the Land Management Unit
  • a total of just under $7 million for an integrated programme of community level social assistance to Maori whanau through the provision of services by Whanau Advocates, Maori Wardens and related entities
  • a total of just over $7 million for strengthening relationships with Maori with emphasis on facilitation, brokerage, provision of local level information and co-ordination
  • a total of just under $91 million for the promotion of Maori language and culture through direct funding of broadcasting entities (Te Mangai Paho and Maori Television Services), Te Putahi Paoho, Te Matawai and Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori (Maori Language Commission)
  • a total of just under $16 million for funding Maori Potential through community investment programmes and the Rangatiratanga grants
  • a total of over $11 million to purchase the services of the Maori Trustee
  • a total of over $17 million for Maori Housing development and improving Maori Housing outcomes
  • a total of just under $5 million for provision and administration of funding for Maori digital technology and innovation development initiatives
  • a total of just under $4 million for specific Maori Potential programmes including, Maori Registration Service, Maori Wardens, NZ Maori Council and Maori Women's Development Fund
  • a total of $6 million for the Maori Land Service Programme
  • a total of over $4 million to assist Maori land owners improve the productivity of their land
  • a total of over $3 million for programme development and implementation of initiatives to support Maori sports and cultural activities, and capacity building support for Maori sports and cultural bodies
  • a total of $2 million to fund research, development and innovations that support the revitalisation of the Maori language
  • a total of $2 million to promote an increase in Maori electoral participation
  • a total of $1 million to support the commemoration of the Maori Land Wars
  • a total of over $1 million to strengthen and promote Maori Tourism
  • a total of over $1 million to support Maori Suicide Prevention Services working to prevent suicide amongst Maori youth
  • a total of over $8 million for departmental capital expenditure including over $6 million for the Maori Land Service business case technology solution
  • a total of $1 million to provide expanded micro-financing trials for small and medium sized Maori businesses
  • a total of $500,000 for addressing Treaty and contemporary claims related matters
  • a total of $49,000 for meeting the administrative expenses for Crown land and for various legislative payments administered by Te Puni Kokiri, and
  • a total of $43,000 for various legislative payments administered by Te Puni Kokiri.

The Minister for Whanau Ora is responsible for the following appropriations:

  • a total of over $66 million for purchasing the achievement of Whanau Ora outcomes, including Whanau Ora navigators from non-government commissioning agencies, and
  • a total of over $7 million for activities associated with implementing, developing, administering and evaluating the Whanau Ora approach.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-4.

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