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Budget 2016 Home Page The Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations and Supporting Information 2015/16

Vote Foreign Affairs and Trade

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Foreign Affairs (M34)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE: Minister of Foreign Affairs

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

Administration of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of diplomatic and consular privileges and immunities under the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1968 and the Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1971.
2,000-2,000

Consular Services (M34)

The purchase of consular policy advice, consular services for New Zealanders abroad and notarial services.
19,265(979)18,286

Pacific Security Fund (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of goods and services to support the security of Pacific Island countries.
2,759-2,759

Policy Advice and Representation - International Institutions (M34)

The purchase of policy advice and representation activities related to the management of New Zealand's membership of, and foreign and trade interests in, international institutions.
70,3781,94972,327

Policy Advice and Representation - Other Countries (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of policy advice and representation directed to the management of New Zealand's foreign trade relations with other countries, bilaterally and in regional organisations, including using New Zealand's international connections to facilitate the flow of trade, investment, skills, and technology and improving the competitiveness of New Zealand business.
234,388(5,643)228,745

Policy Advice and Representation - Other Countries PLA (M34)

This appropriation is limited to meeting the costs, as set out in section 11 of the Foreign Affairs Act 1988, of superannuation for local staff employed by overseas posts to help with the management of New Zealand's foreign and trade relations with other countries.
20-20

Promotional Activities - Other Countries (M34)

The purchase of promoting New Zealand to other countries as an attractive market for trade and investment.
175-175

Services for Other New Zealand Agencies Overseas (M34)

The purchase of accommodation and support services by other New Zealand agencies.
7,5092777,786

Total Departmental Output Expenses

336,494(4,396)332,098

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Capital Expenditure PLA (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
76,525(3,563)72,962

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

76,525(3,563)72,962

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Antarctic Research and Support (M34)

Provision of management and logistic support for New Zealand activities in the Antarctic. The provider is the New Zealand Antarctic Institute.
15,28023015,510

Pacific Broadcasting Services (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of New Zealand-sourced television content and other media services and related technical support to countries in the Pacific.
-921921

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (M34)

The promotion of mutual understanding and constructive linkages between New Zealanders and the other countries and people of the Pacific. The provider is the Pacific Cooperation Foundation of New Zealand.
1,400-1,400

Promotion of Asian Skills and Relationships (M34)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of services that build and sustain New Zealanders' knowledge and understanding of and relationships with Asia.
4,000-4,000

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

20,6801,15121,831

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Disbursements Made and Exemptions from Taxation PLA (M34)

Refund of New Zealand local body rates for offices and residential premises of overseas diplomatic missions and consular posts pursuant to section 21 of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1968.
1,600-1,600

Subscriptions to International Organisations (M34)

This appropriation is limited to non-discretionary payments required as formal obligations arising from New Zealand's membership of international organisations, and as a signatory to international treaties and conventions.
49,8666,88956,755

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

51,4666,88958,355

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

485,16581485,246

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Capital Injection (M34)---
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