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3  Budget 2016 Initiatives, by Area of Spending

Table 5 below provides a summary of the new spending in Budget 2016 by area of spending. The net spending increase over four years is $1.6 billion on average. Table 6 provides a list of initiatives. Further detail on specific Budget initiatives can be found in Section 5 Notes on Initiatives using the page reference in the left hand column.

Table 5 - Summary of new spending at Budget 2016
$m 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 4-year
total
Capital
Health 3 568 558 554 538 2,218  -
Education 75 124 118 139 259 641 727
Social Development 3 130 144 135 136 546 12
Social Housing  - 39 71 92 56 258 1
Justice Sector 56 205 250 192 190 837  -
Defence & Intelligence  - 63 133 141 145 482 1
Innovative New Zealand  - 107 180 213 261 761  -
Other Business Growth Agenda 24 163 180 96 121 561 453
Māori Development  - 26 24 24 26 100  -
Core Government Services 60 247 297 278 316 1,138 512
Other  - 41 11 13 13 77 158
Contingency 9 261 186 208 183 838 741
Total spending 230 1,976 2,152 2,086 2,243 8,457 2,603
Revenue and Savings (45) (139) (344) (580) (853) (1,917) (1,215)
Net package 185 1,837 1,808 1,506 1,390 6,540 1,389

Note that numbers may not add owing to rounding.

 

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