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APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (M13), Minister of Conservation (M16), Minister for Economic Development (M25), Minister of Energy and Resources (M28), Minister for Maori Development (M46), Minister of State Services (M66), Minister of Tourism (M69), Minister of Science and Innovation (M84), Minister for Communications (M88)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual and Permanent Appropriations

2015/16
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeEstimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Consumer Information (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the development and delivery of information and programmes that increase the ability of consumers to transact with confidence.
2,427-2,427

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Official Assignee Functions (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the carrying out of statutory functions of the Official Assignee under the Insolvency Act 2006, the Companies Act 1993, the Proceeds of Crime Act 1991 and the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009.
14,4281,96316,391

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Registration and Granting of Intellectual Property Rights (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the granting, administration and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, designs, plant varieties, and geographical indications.
16,912-16,912

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Registration and Provision of Statutory Information (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of legislation providing for the registration and provision of documents and information services for businesses and other registry activities.
29,08450029,584

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Standards Development and Approval (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the development, approval, maintenance and provision of access to standards, and related matters.
-2,4242,424

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Trading Standards (M13)

This appropriation is limited to compliance, enforcement, and monitoring activities associated with measurement, product safety and fuel quality.
4,944-4,944

Communications: Management and Enforcement of the Radiocommunications Act 1989 (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the management of the radio spectrum, including technical arrangements for the allocation of spectrum, representation of New Zealand's international radio spectrum interests, and management of spectrum sales.
9,641-9,641

Communications: Management of Emergency Telecommunications Services (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the management of upgrades to the telecommunications capabilities of the emergency response services.
2,606(500)2,106

Economic Development: Implementation of Improvements in Public Sector Procurement and Services to Business (M25)

This appropriation is limited to improving and leading the public sector procurement reform programme and reducing the costs for and improving the service experience of businesses interacting with government.
17,4404,53921,979

Energy and Resources: Information Services (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of modelling and analysis to support energy sector policy advice and associated international commitments.
2,846(808)2,038

Energy and Resources: Management of the Crown Mineral Estate (M28)

Allocation and management of Crown-owned petroleum, coal and mineral resources under the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and minerals programmes issued under the Act.
17,4581,30018,758

Property Management Centre of Expertise (M66)

This appropriation is limited to the operation of the Property Management Centre of Expertise, to provide leadership, guidance and support, monitoring and brokerage in respect of property management within the State Sector.
-3,4963,496

Science and Innovation: Science and Innovation Contract Management (M84)

This appropriation is limited to contract management, planning, monitoring and evaluating science and innovation outputs and impacts.
20,205(767)19,438

Total Departmental Output Expenses

137,99112,147150,138

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - Capital Expenditure PLA (M25)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
113,063-113,063

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

113,063-113,063

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Accounting and Assurance Standards Setting (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the funding of financial reporting and auditing and assurance standards setting for the purposes of promoting the quality of financial reporting.
4,410-4,410

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Administration of the Takeovers Code (M13)

The performance of statutory functions by the Takeovers Panel as specified in the Takeovers Act 1993.
1,494-1,494

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Enforcement of Dairy Sector Regulation and Auditing of Milk Price Setting (M13)

This appropriation is limited to funding for reviewing Fonterra's milk price setting arrangements, dispute resolution, enforcement and reports under the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 and related regulations.
1,772-1,772

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Enforcement of General Market Regulation (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the administration, education, enforcement, and adjudication activities of the Commerce Commission in relation to the Commerce Act 1986, the Fair Trading Act 1986, and the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003.
13,935-13,935

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Retirement Commissioner (M13)

This appropriation is limited to services from the Retirement Commissioner to raise the level of financial capability, improve the effectiveness of retirement income policies and monitor the provisions of the Retirement Villages Act 2003.
5,782-5,782

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Review of Input Methodologies for Economic Regulation (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the review of input methodologies for economic regulation under Part 4 of the Commerce Act.
-3,1703,170

Communications: Administrative Support for Telecommunications Relay Equipment and Services (M88)

This appropriation is limited to funding expenditure for administering contracts procuring the supply of telecommunications relay services textphones and other equipment for user access to relay service platforms (including video) and the cost for administering rental of relay user equipment and depreciating this equipment, together with sponsoring New Zealand Sign Language interpreter scholarships and the purchase of ancillary services to support the availability and uptake of relay services.
1,519(100)1,419

Communications: Emergency Telecommunications Services (M88)

This appropriation is limited to upgrading telecommunications capabilities for emergencies.
1,204(1,013)191

Communications: Enforcement of Telecommunications Sector Regulation (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the regulation and monitoring of telecommunication services in accordance with the Telecommunications Act 2001.
6,000-6,000

Communications: Fibre Drop Costs (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the cost of fibre connections to join priority users to Ultra-Fast Broadband and Rural Broadband Initiative providers' cable in the roadway or network operators' digital microwave radio towers.
1,5008312,331

Energy and Resources: Electricity Industry Governance and Market Operations (M28)

This appropriation is limited to formulating, monitoring and enforcing compliance with the regulations and rules governing the electricity industry and other outputs in accordance with the statutory functions under the Electricity Industry Act; and delivery of core electricity system and market operation functions, carried out under service provider contracts.
76,974-76,974

Energy and Resources: Implementation of the Home Insulation Programme (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the implementation of the Home Insulation programme.
2,500-2,500

Energy and Resources: Management of IEA Oil Stocks (M28)

For the cost of managing and funding of oil stocks to meet International Energy Agency obligations.
8,658-8,658

Science and Innovation: Biological Industries Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to support productivity growth and sustainability of New Zealand's primary industries, and the development of premium food and industrial biological products and technologies responsive to global consumer preferences.
92,1535,84497,997

Science and Innovation: Building Business Innovation (M84)

This appropriation is limited to activities that raise awareness about and increase business investment in Research and Development.
32,378(8,283)24,095

Science and Innovation: Business Research and Development Contract Management (M84)

This appropriation is limited to selection of businesses or individuals for either the provision of Research Science and Technology output, or the award of grants, and to negotiate, manage and monitor appropriate contracts with these businesses or individuals.
7,7505,11312,863

Science and Innovation: Crown Research Institute Core Funding (M84)

This appropriation is limited to Crown Research Institutes to create and maintain capability that is required for their core purpose and strategy.
201,622-201,622

Science and Innovation: Energy and Minerals Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to improve mineral extraction, improve energy security and to obtain efficient and affordable energy use.
13,818(1,691)12,127

Science and Innovation: Engaging New Zealanders with Science and Technology (M84)

This appropriation is limited to engaging New Zealanders with science and technology through approaches determined by the Minister.
11,16940011,569

Science and Innovation: Environmental Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to underpin the management, protection and enhancement of natural ecosystems, land and freshwater resources, climate and atmosphere within New Zealand, including Antarctica.
31,53534031,875

Science and Innovation: Fellowships for Excellence (M84)

This appropriation is limited to encouraging the career development of the country's talented early and mid-career researchers.
11,570(1,191)10,379

Science and Innovation: Hazards and Infrastructure Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to support hazard management and improve the durability of NZ urban and rural settlements.
11,39245311,845

Science and Innovation: Health and Society Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to improve the health and social well-being of New Zealanders.
87,066(3,120)83,946

Science and Innovation: High Value Manufacturing and Services Research (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to develop new technologies, novel materials, and new products, processes and services for the manufacturing and technology sectors.
64,040(326)63,714

Science and Innovation: Marsden Fund (M84)

This appropriation is limited to excellent investigator-initiated research.
53,627-53,627

Science and Innovation: National Measurement Standards (M84)

This appropriation is limited to providing specified standards to satisfy the needs for traceable physical measurement in New Zealand.
5,764(682)5,082

Science and Innovation: Repayable Grants for Start-Ups (M84)

This appropriation is limited to funding for early stage businesses and development of business incubators and accelerators.
14,996-14,996

Science and Innovation: Research and Development Services and Facilities for Business and Industry (M84)

This appropriation is limited to providing research and technical expertise and facilities to business and industry.
19,5233,85223,375

Science and Innovation: Research Contract Management (M84)

This appropriation is limited to selection of research, science and technology-related organisations and individuals for either the provision of research, science and technology outputs, or the award of grants; and negotiate, manage and monitor appropriate contracts with those organisations or individuals.
6,227-6,227

Science and Innovation: Vision Matauranga Capability Fund (M84)

This appropriation is limited to the development of skilled people and organisations undertaking research that supports the four themes of Vision Matauranga; indigenous innovation, environmental sustainability, health and social well being, and exploring indigenous knowledge.
6,567-6,567

Tourism: Marketing of New Zealand as a Visitor Destination (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the promotion of New Zealand as a visitor destination in key overseas markets.
115,850-115,850

Tourism: Tourism Growth Partnership (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the support of partnerships with industry that address strategic issues in the tourism sector.
10,403(2,809)7,594

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

923,198788923,986

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Contributions to International Organisations (M13)

This appropriation is limited to an annual fee for New Zealand's membership of the World Intellectual Property Organization; International Patent Documentation Centre; International Organization for Standardization; International Electrotechnical Commission; International Union for the Protection of New Plant Varieties.
485-485

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Financial Markets Authority Litigation Fund (M13)

This appropriation is limited to meeting the cost of major litigation activity arising from the enforcement of financial markets and securities markets law.
2,000-2,000

Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Takeovers Panel Litigation Fund (M13)

This appropriation is limited to meeting the cost of major litigation activity undertaken by the Takeovers Panel arising from it carrying out functions under the Takeovers Act 1993 and the Takeovers Code.
200-200

Communications: Broadband Investment (Rural Supply) (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of funding for grants or consumer subsidies relating to the deployment of broadband infrastructure in rural regions of New Zealand.
53313,00013,533

Communications: Contributions to International Telecommunications Organisations (M88)

This appropriation is limited to New Zealand's membership of international telecommunications organisations.
970-970

Communications: Telecommunications Development Levy Funded Procurement - Deaf Relay Service TSO (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of deaf relay services which is offset by the Telecommunications Development Levy.
2,6001002,700

Communications: Telecommunications Development Levy Funded Procurement - Non-Urban Infrastructure (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the payment of grants and investment for non-urban infrastructure offset by the Telecommunications Development Levy.
28,000(676)27,324

Economic Development: Depreciation on Auckland's Queens Wharf (M25)

This appropriation is limited to depreciation expenses associated with Auckland's Queens Wharf.
2,000-2,000

Economic Development: Film New Zealand (M25)

This appropriation is limited to the operation of an independent structure for Film New Zealand, developing a marketing plan for the film sector and coordination of regional film offices.
1,300-1,300

Economic Development: Major Events Development Fund (M25)

This appropriation is limited to support for major events that provide economic, social, cultural and international profiling benefits to New Zealand.
14,915(6,699)8,216

Economic Development: Management Development Fund (M25)

This appropriation is limited to assistance to address the management capability gap in New Zealand, through the commissioning of research, stimulation of business interest and supply of management development services.
756-756

Energy and Resources: Electricity Litigation Fund (M28)

This appropriation is limited to ensuring that the regulatory body for the electricity industry is able to participate in litigation effectively and without delay.
444-444

Energy and Resources: International Energy Agency Contribution (M28)

Payment of contributions towards the cost of energy-related research undertaken by the International Energy Agency.
150-150

Energy and Resources: International Energy Agency Subscription (M28)

Payment of annual subscription for membership of the International Energy Agency.
170-170

Energy and Resources: Ministry of Energy Residual Liabilities (M28)

Payment of residual liabilities of the former Ministry of Energy and to meet urgent mine restoration and rehabilitation relating to the operations of the state coal mines prior to 1987.
199(199)-

Energy and Resources: The Pike River Mine Site (M16)

This appropriation is limited to expenditure on the management of the Pike River mine site, commemoration of the deceased men, and matters of collective interest to the Pike River families.
-1,7341,734

Impairment of Crown Assets (M25)

This appropriation is limited to expenses arising from the recognition of impaired value of Crown assets, including write down and write offs.
-1,1401,140

Science and Innovation: Advanced Network Capacity (M84)

This appropriation is limited to a grant to contribute to the operation of the Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network ensuring advanced network capacity that will underpin New Zealand research.
4,000-4,000

Science and Innovation: Australian Synchrotron (M84)

This appropriation is limited to a grant being New Zealand Government's contribution to the operation of a synchrotron located in Victoria, Australia.
7,500(6,517)983

Science and Innovation: Convention Du Metre (M84)

This appropriation is limited to the payment of New Zealand's annual subscription to the Convention du Metre.
135-135

Science and Innovation: Genomics Research Infrastructure (M84)

This appropriation is limited to a grant to contribute towards the purchase and operation of infrastructure that will support genomics research.
12,725(641)12,084

Science and Innovation: International Relationships (M84)

This appropriation is limited to grants for international research relationships.
10,2511,00011,251

Science and Innovation: Maori Innovation Fund (M46)

This appropriation is limited to a contestable Fund to invest in initiatives that contribute to the achievement of the economic goals and priorities in He Kai Kei Aku Ringa and the Business Growth Agenda.
3,000363,036

Science and Innovation: National eScience Infrastructure (M84)

This appropriation is limited to a grant to contribute to the operation of the National eScience Infrastructure, including high-performance computational infrastructure and associated eScience services, that will support New Zealand research.
7,182-7,182

Science and Innovation: Royal Society of New Zealand (M84)

This appropriation is limited to an annual grant to the Royal Society of New Zealand to contribute towards the Society's aims and functions under the Royal Society of New Zealand Act 1997 to promote and advance science and technology.
500-500

Science and Innovation: Science Collections and Infrastructure (M84)

This appropriation is limited to grants to contribute to the maintenance and retention of databases, collections and significant infrastructure dedicated to research purposes.
7,8986418,539

Science and Innovation: Square Kilometre Array (M84)

This appropriation is limited to supporting New Zealand's engagement on the Square Kilometre Array project in collaboration with Australia.
778-778

Tourism: Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance to maintain the quality of the Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
2,0002572,257

Tourism: National Cycleway Fund - Extension (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance for the development of a National Cycleway.
3,935(1,000)2,935

Tourism: New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Seed Funding (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of operational funding to the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated.
185-185

Tourism: Tourism Facilities Development Grants (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of government grants for non-commercial, nationally significant tourism facilities.
82-82

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

114,8932,176117,069

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Communications: Acquisition of Textphone Equipment (M88)

This appropriation is limited to purchasing textphones for the pool of textphones for deaf, hearing impaired and speech impaired people.
200-200

Energy and Resources: Crown Energy Efficiency (M28)

This capital expenditure appropriation is limited to provision of funding for the Crown loans scheme to assist public sector agencies in implementing energy efficiency projects.
2,000-2,000

Energy and Resources: Pike River (M16)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of assets for retention at the Pike River Mine Site.
-100100

Science and Innovation: Callaghan Innovation (M84)

This appropriation is limited to capital expenditure to support the development of Callaghan Innovation's strategic infrastructure.
63,710(59,410)4,300

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

65,910(59,310)6,600

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Commerce Commission Litigation Funds MCA (M13)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to meet the costs of litigation activity undertaken by the Commerce Commission arising from its general market or sector specific activities.
10,500-10,500
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Commerce Commission Externally-Sourced Litigation
This category is limited to meeting the external direct costs of major litigation activity undertaken by the Commerce Commission arising from its general market or sector specific activities.
7,000-7,000
Commerce Commission Internally-Sourced Litigation
This category is limited to meeting the internal costs of major litigation activity undertaken by the Commerce Commission arising from its general market or sector specific activities.
3,500-3,500

Energy Efficiency and Conservation MCA (M28)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to encourage, promote and support energy efficiency and conservation and the use of renewable energy.
29,584-29,584
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Electricity Efficiency
This category is limited to conducting electricity efficiency research, and development and administration of programmes that provide incentives for cost-effective energy efficiency and conservation, aimed at changing market behaviours.
13,000-13,000
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
This category is limited to operational and policy outputs in accordance with statutory functions under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2000 and the government's energy strategies.
16,584-16,584

Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCA (M25)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support services to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
55,980(194)55,786
Departmental Output Expenses
Investigative Services - Trade Remedies
This category is limited to investigative services to support advice to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to establish whether New Zealand industries require remedies to prevent injury caused by dumped or subsidised imports or sudden import surges.
562-562
Policy Advice - Commerce and Consumer Affairs
This category is limited to the 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 relating to commerce and consumer affairs.
9,346(700)8,646
Policy Advice - Communications
This category is limited to the 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 relating to Communications.
5,7322505,982
Policy Advice - Economic Development
This category is limited to the 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 relating to economic development.
14,65777315,430
Policy Advice - Energy and Resources
This category is limited to the 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 relating to energy and resources.
5,500(400)5,100
Policy Advice - Science and Innovation
This category is limited to the 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 relating to science and innovation.
4,9482005,148
Policy Advice - Small Business
This category is limited to the 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 relating to small business.
1,234-1,234
Policy Advice - Tourism
This category is limited to the 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 relating to Tourism.
2,542(244)2,298
Related Services to Ministers - Commerce and Consumer Affairs
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to Commerce and Consumer Affairs, including monitoring of Crown Entities and Statutory Bodies.
1,2717001,971
Related Services to Ministers - Communications
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to Communications, including monitoring of Crown Entities and Statutory Bodies.
312(250)62
Related Services to Ministers - Economic Development
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to economic development, including monitoring of Crown entities and statutory bodies.
4,4631,1505,613
Related Services to Ministers - Energy and Resources
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to energy and resources, including monitoring of Crown entities and statutory bodies.
787(150)637
Related Services to Ministers - Science and Innovation
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to science and innovation, including monitoring of Crown entities and statutory bodies.
2,808(200)2,608
Related Services to Ministers - Small Business
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to small business.
217-217
Related Services to Ministers - Tourism
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities on matters relating to Tourism, including monitoring of Crown Entities and Statutory Bodies.
1,601(1,323)278

Sector Analysis and Facilitation MCA (M25)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide services that support the effective functioning of individual economic sectors.
5,1336605,793
Departmental Output Expenses
Sectoral and regional data and analysis - Economic Development
This category is limited to the research, analysis and dissemination of data on economic performance of sectors and regions.
1,931(1,040)891
Tourism Data and Analysis - Tourism
This category is limited to research, analysis and dissemination of data on tourism.
3,2021,7004,902

Seed Co-Investment Fund MCA (M25)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide capital to support the development of markets for early stage equity finance and venture capital.
8,3302,87911,209
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Investment Fund Management
This category is limited to operational Costs of the Venture and Seed Co-Investment Funds.
2,800-2,800
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Seed Co-Investment Fund
This category is limited to providing capital to support the development of the market for early stage equity finance.
5,5302,8798,409

Services and Advice to Support Well-functioning Financial Markets MCA (M13)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support well-functioning financial markets through the activities of the Financial Markets Authority.
26,184-26,184
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Performance of Investigation and Enforcement Functions
This category is limited to the performance of statutory functions relating to the investigation and enforcement of financial markets legislation, including the assessment of complaints, tips, and referrals.
7,973(1,138)6,835
Performance of Licensing and Compliance Monitoring Functions
This category is limited to the performance of statutory functions relating to licensing of market participants and risk-based monitoring of compliance, including with disclosure requirements under financial markets legislation.
12,556(1,359)11,197
Performance of Market Analysis and Guidance, Investor Awareness, and Regulatory Engagement Functions
This category is limited to the performance of statutory functions relating to market intelligence, guidance, exemptions, investor education, and regulatory and government co-operation and advice.
5,6552,4978,152

Support New Market Opportunities to Grow Firms and Sectors for the Benefit of New Zealand MCA (M25)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to promote growth by providing support to firms and sectors in securing new market opportunities.
30,531-30,531
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
International Growth Fund
This category is limited to helping firms to undertake the market development and business capability development activities required for in international markets, that will deliver benefits for both the firm and the wider New Zealand economy.
29,32780030,127
Sector Strategies and Facilitation
This category is limited to assistance with the facilitation of specific sector initiatives, particularly in areas of major events, pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and guarantees for significant projects to access funding through other government programmes and cash grants.
1,204(800)404

Support the Growth and Development of New Zealand Firms, Sectors and Regions MCA (M25)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide support for the growth and development of New Zealand firms, sectors and regions to maximise international business opportunities.
162,7885,693168,481
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
Collaborative Activity and Special Events
This category is limited to activities where NZTE collaborates with other New Zealand Agency partners to leverage New Zealand's profile and diaspora in international markets, and secure and capitalise on special events or opportunities that support New Zealand's export growth.
35,376(29,786)5,590
International Business Growth Services
This category is limited to helping individual or group of firms internationalise by improving their capability and readiness; identifying and exploiting market opportunities; overcoming internationalisation barriers; providing customised advice and support; enabling access to international business networks; and matching capital with opportunities that support New Zealand's economic growth.
114,23135,479149,710
Services to Support the Growth and Development of New Zealand Businesses
This category is limited to building and enhancing business and management capability through providing access to effective assessment, advice, training, mentoring and information.
13,181-13,181

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

329,0309,038338,068

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

1,684,085(35,161)1,648,924

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriations, Adjustments and Use$000

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Economic Regulation of Electricity Line Services 2014-2019 (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the regulation of electricity lines services under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 for the period 2014-2019.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation28,311
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16782
Adjusted Appropriation29,093
Actual to 2014/15 Year End7,244
Estimated Actual for 2015/164,530
Estimated Actual for 2016/175,161
Estimated Appropriation Remaining12,158

Economic Regulation of Gas Pipeline Services 2014-2019 (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the regulation of gas pipeline services under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 for the period 2014-2019.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation9,684
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16182
Adjusted Appropriation9,866
Actual to 2014/15 Year End1,580
Estimated Actual for 2015/162,044
Estimated Actual for 2016/173,484
Estimated Appropriation Remaining2,758

Economic Regulation of Specified Airport Services 2014-2019 (M13)

This appropriation is limited to the regulation of specified airport services under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 for the period 2014-2019.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation2,763
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16127
Adjusted Appropriation2,890
Actual to 2014/15 Year End597
Estimated Actual for 2015/16396
Estimated Actual for 2016/17545
Estimated Appropriation Remaining1,352

National Science Challenges (M84)

This appropriation is limited to research and research applications to find innovative solutions to fundamental issues New Zealand faces in its future development.

Commences: 01 October 2013

Expires: 30 June 2018
Original Appropriation252,722
Adjustments to 2014/156,520
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation259,242
Actual to 2014/15 Year End5,796
Estimated Actual for 2015/1648,200
Estimated Actual for 2016/17102,401
Estimated Appropriation Remaining102,845

Research and Development Growth Grants (M84)

This appropriation is limited to co-funding for private businesses to invest in a multi-year programme of research and development.

Commences: 01 July 2013

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation393,000
Adjustments to 2014/1540,000
Adjustments for 2015/16(31,779)
Adjusted Appropriation401,221
Actual to 2014/15 Year End141,221
Estimated Actual for 2015/16115,800
Estimated Actual for 2016/17144,200
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Resource Data Acquisition and Management (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition and analysis of seismic information relating to New Zealand's minerals, petroleum and geothermal resources.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2018
Original Appropriation8,000
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16(7,700)
Adjusted Appropriation300
Actual to 2014/15 Year End200
Estimated Actual for 2015/16100
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Resource Data Acquisition and Management 2015-2018 (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of geophysical and geological information relating to New Zealand's minerals, petroleum and geothermal resources.

Commences: 01 October 2015

Expires: 30 June 2018
Original Appropriation7,700
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation7,700
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/161,700
Estimated Actual for 2016/174,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining2,000

Security Management (M28)

This appropriation is limited to the management of emergency events by the System Operator, if required, including increased monitoring and management responsibilities in the event of an emerging security situation, and planning and running an emergency conservation campaign.

Commences: 01 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation6,000
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation6,000
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/16-
Estimated Actual for 2016/176,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Targeted Business Research and Development Funding (M84)

This appropriation is limited to co-funding for private businesses to undertake research and development projects and for funding students to work in research and development active businesses.

Commences: 01 July 2013

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation173,000
Adjustments to 2014/15(2,250)
Adjustments for 2015/16(33,167)
Adjusted Appropriation137,583
Actual to 2014/15 Year End67,583
Estimated Actual for 2015/1630,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/1740,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Contestable Fund for Deployment of Marine Energy Devices (M28)

This appropriation is limited to a contestable fund for marine energy generation and associated administration.

Commences: 01 July 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation4,949
Adjustments to 2014/15(4,949)
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation-
Actual to 2014/15 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2015/16-
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Home Insulation (M28)

This appropriation is limited to grants towards insulation targeting low income households.

Commences: 01 July 2013

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation93,000
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation93,000
Actual to 2014/15 Year End70,431
Estimated Actual for 2015/1622,569
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

New Zealand Screen Production Grant - International (M25)

This appropriation is limited to providing grant assistance to screen productions that are internationally focused and produced in New Zealand.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation252,780
Adjustments to 2014/15517
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation253,297
Actual to 2014/15 Year End109,762
Estimated Actual for 2015/16112,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/1731,535
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Broadband Investment (Crown Fibre Holdings Capital Costs) (M88)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of ongoing investment funding for Crown Fibre Holdings to implement the Government's broadband investment commitment.

Commences: 22 August 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation408,000
Adjustments to 2014/15357,000
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation765,000
Actual to 2014/15 Year End575,000
Estimated Actual for 2015/16190,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/17-
Estimated Appropriation Remaining-

Venture Investment Fund (M25)

This appropriation is limited to capital Investment to NZVIF to accelerate the development of the New Zealand Venture Capital Market.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2018
Original Appropriation37,453
Adjustments to 2014/15(12,000)
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation25,453
Actual to 2014/15 Year End5,000
Estimated Actual for 2015/169,896
Estimated Actual for 2016/172,278
Estimated Appropriation Remaining8,279

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

2015/16
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations1,684,085(35,161)1,648,924
Total MYA Non-Departmental Output Expenses Forecasts283,608(80,838)202,770
Total MYA Non-Departmental Other Expenses Forecasts101,92832,641134,569
Total MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure Forecasts194,5185,378199,896

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

2,264,139(77,980)2,186,159

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment - Capital Injection (M25)48,768(36,477)12,291
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