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Vote Lands

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Land Information (M44), Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration (M85)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Land Information New Zealand

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR LAND INFORMATION NEW ZEALAND: Minister for Land Information

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

Administering the Overseas Investment Regime (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the assessment of applications for consent to acquire sensitive New Zealand assets, monitoring and enforcement.
2,9556503,605

Total Departmental Output Expenses

2,9556503,605

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Land Information New Zealand - Capital Expenditure PLA (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Land Information New Zealand, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
1,8006612,461

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

1,8006612,461

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Contaminated Sites (M44)

The appropriation is limited to the analysis, investigation and, where necessary, appropriate remedial action on contaminated sites for which the Crown has accepted responsibility.
500(150)350

Forestry Plantation Activity (M44)

This appropriation is limited to forestry operations on Crown Land.
905-905

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

1,405(150)1,255

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Bad and Doubtful Debts (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the provision for writing off bad and doubtful debts.
25-25

Crown Forest Management (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the management of Crown forest properties and licences, including settling reviews, interest liability and GST on refunded fees.
500(50)450

Depreciation (M44)

This appropriation is limited to depreciation of buildings on surplus Crown land.
393-393

Impairment of the value of Crown Property (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the impairment in value of Crown property where a covenant is imposed on that property.
445-445

Land Liabilities (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the investigation and resolution, including legal costs and settlement, of land-related liabilities administered by the department.
8431901,033

Proceeds from Sale of New Zealand Transport Agency Properties (M44)

This appropriation is limited to payments to the New Zealand Transport Agency equivalent to the proceeds received from the sales of Crown land no longer required for New Zealand Transport Agency purposes.
100,000-100,000

Rates on Crown Land (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the rate expense on Crown land and surplus government properties managed by the department on behalf of the Crown.
1,1571501,307

Residual Crown Leasehold Rents (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the leasehold expenses and liabilities incurred on residual surplus government accommodation managed by the department on behalf of the Crown.
700-700

Soil Conservation Reserve Management (M44)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred in the management of soil conservation reserves in accordance with the Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act 1941.
500(120)380

Tangoio Catchment Management Fund (M44)

This appropriation is limited to soil conservation and management of environmental effects related to the Tangoio Catchment Area.
-120120

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

104,563290104,853

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Crown Acquisitions - Huntly East (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of properties falling within Cabinet's approved policy area for Huntly East subsidence zone.
745(745)-

Crown Purchases- Land Exchanges (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of land from Territorial Authorities and other Crown agencies to effect boundary adjustments for works such as roading and rail service improvements.
100-100

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

845(745)100

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Land Ownership and Management MCA (M85)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support the recovery of Canterbury through the purchase, clearance, maintenance and management of Crown land affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-50,78950,789
Departmental Output Expenses
Acquisition and Disposal Expenses
This category is limited to the Crown's costs incurred in acquiring and disposing of land and buildings in Canterbury.
-926926
Managing the Recovery
This category is limited to managing properties and associated issues relating to the Canterbury earthquakes.
-1,6501,650
Non-Departmental Other Expenses
Clearance of built structures and associated works
This category is limited to the clearance of built structures and other works deemed necessary on land affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-15,80315,803
Initial write-down in the value of Land
This category is limited to the write-down to fair value on the acquisition of land and improvements in Canterbury.
-11
Management and Clearance of Land
This category is limited to costs arising from the management of properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes and anchor projects.
-10,46810,468
Management and Clearance of Land - anchor projects
This category is limited to costs arising from the management of properties held for anchor projects.
-457457
Mass Movement of Land
This category is limited to assisting the Christchurch City Council response to the landslide hazards in the Port Hills exacerbated by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-8,3808,380
Purchase of Land and Improvements - Operational
This category is limited to the purchase of land and improvements and other associated operating costs relating to properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-11
Vendor Legal Fees
This category is limited to contributions towards vendor legal fees when buying or selling land and improvements affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-1,7191,719
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure
Purchase of Land and Improvements - Capital
This category is limited to the purchase of land and improvements and other capital costs relating to properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.
-11,38411,384

Crown Land MCA (M44)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to enable the best economic, environmental and recreational uses of Crown-owned and Crown-used land.
38,353(13,013)25,340
Departmental Output Expenses
Centralised clearance service for acquisitions and disposals
This category is limited to statutory decision making on land acquisitions and disposals by the Crown and road legislation actions for local authorities and related work.
1,200-1,200
Land disposal services for other agencies
This category is limited to costs associated with the disposal of land and improvements that have been assigned to Land Information New Zealand for disposal.
7,000(2,000)5,000
Land Information New Zealand Biosecurity Programme
This category is limited to the delivery of the Land Information New Zealand Biosecurity Programme.
3,1784953,673
Management of Crown Land
This category is limited to the management of the Crown's interest in land, including disposals, related liabilities, and establishing standards relating to Crown Land.
26,975(11,508)15,467

Location Based Information MCA (M44)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to enable location information to be widely available, easily accessible and readily used.
26,1863,97930,165
Departmental Output Expenses
Administration of the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha O Aotearoa
This category is limited to the official geographic naming activities of the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha O Aotearoa.
625170795
Land Information New Zealand Location Based Information Infrastructure
This category is limited to costs associated with the collection, authorisation, maintenance and dissemination of location based information.
21,8097521,884
Leading the New Zealand Geospatial Strategy
This category is limited to the delivery and ongoing support of Spatial Data Infrastructure.
3,7523,7347,486

Policy Advice and Related Services MCA (M44)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.
2,6341,5954,229
Departmental Output Expenses
Ministerial Services, Appointments, Implementation and Operational Policy
This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio responsibilities, including appointments to boards, the implementation of policy decisions and development of operational policy.
9272501,177
Policy Advice
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 land, property and geospatial information.
1,7071,3453,052

Property Rights MCA (M44)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to ensure that property rights and information are clear, certain, easily tradable and accessible.
72,60735072,957
Departmental Output Expenses
Regulating Valuation
This category is limited to the certification of rating revaluations and the administration of the Valuers Registration Board.
2,518-2,518
The Survey and Title system
This category is limited to the provision of the system for providing information, transacting and recording land property rights including establishing standards.
70,08935070,439

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

139,78043,700183,480

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

251,34844,406295,754

Multi-Year Appropriations

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

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Land Tenure Reform Acquisitions (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of the lessees' interest in pastoral lease land and purchase of any land and/or assets required to complete the acquisition of lessee interest in order to achieve Tenure Review outcomes under the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998, or to achieve Government high country objectives.

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2019
Original Appropriation480,570
Adjustments to 2014/15-
Adjustments for 2015/16-
Adjusted Appropriation480,570
Actual to 2014/15 Year End35,569
Estimated Actual for 2015/1651,263
Estimated Actual for 2016/17131,246
Estimated Appropriation Remaining262,492

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 Appropriations251,34844,406295,754
Total MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure Forecasts96,114(44,851)51,263

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

347,462(445)347,017

Capital Injection Authorisations

2015/16
Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Land Information New Zealand - Capital Injection (M44)-650650
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