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  • Summary of Initiatives in Budget 2016
  • Published: 26 May 2016
  • Status: Current
  • Author: Government of New Zealand
  • Pages: 1-56
  • ISBN: 978-0-947519-04-9 (Online)
  • ISBN: 978-0-947519-05-6 (Print)
  • Pub. type: Budget 2016
  • Hard copy: Available in PDF format.

Summary of Initiatives in Budget 2016

Published 26 May 2016

Readers of the Budget have different information needs when looking at the new spending in the Budget. To assist readers, this document presents the new initiatives contained in the Budget in a number of different ways - by Budget package, by area of spending and by Vote. Each section does not build on the last, but repeats and recuts the same information.

The first section, How to Read this Document, provides an explanation of how to read the tables in this document and an overview of some important key concepts.

  • Sections 2, 3 and 4 list the new initiatives in Budget 2016 by package, by area of spending and by Vote respectively.
  • Section 5 provides detail on each initiative.
  • The final section, Total Appropriations by Vote, compares total appropriations for the Final Budget 2015/16 with the Budget for 2016/17.

This document is available for viewing or download in Adobe PDF and HTML formats.
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1 How to Read this Document

2 Budget 2016 Packages

3 Budget 2016 Initiatives, by Area of Spending

4 Budget 2016 Initiatives by Vote

5 Notes on Initiatives

6 Total Appropriations by Vote

List of Abbreviations

b16-sum-initiatives.pdf (1,098 KB) pp. 1–56
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