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Budget 2017 Home Page Summary of Initiatives in Budget 2017

5  Notes on Initiatives (K-M)

Kaikōura District Council - Grant to Support Restoration of Three Waters Network Post November 2016 Earthquake

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.5 Prime Minister and Cabinet 0.600 1.800  -  -  -  -

This funding is for restoration of water, sewerage and stormwater services, and related programme management support. It is in addition to financial assistance to local authorities to support restoration of essential infrastructure (government funding of 60% of costs). It allows for funding of additional resilience, capacity, improved materials, or other alternatives to the original infrastructure where appropriate.

Kaikōura District Council - Contribution to Rehabilitation of Kaikōura Harbour

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.5 Prime Minister and Cabinet  - 0.720  -  -  -  -

This funding will provide additional Crown support for the rehabilitation of Kaikōura Harbour necessary post the November 2016 earthquake.

KiwiRail - Additional Investment

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Transport  -  -  -  -  - 450.000

This funding will support approved capital expenditure by KiwiRail Holdings Limited for the New Zealand rail system.

KiwiRail - Rollover of Existing Loans

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Transport  -  -  -  -  - 174.250
Vol.1 Transport - - - - - (174.250)

This funding will enable existing Crown loans to KiwiRail that mature in 2017/18 and 2019/20 to be rolled over.

KiwiRail - Wellington Metro Rail Network

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Transport  -  -  -  -  - 98.400

This funding will enable necessary maintenance of the Wellington Metro Rail network to provide increased resilience and safety.

Kōhanga Reo - Supporting Whānau

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Māori Development  - 1.000 2.500 1.500  -  -

This funding will lift whānau participation in Kōhanga Reo through Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust.

Kura Kaupapa Māori Management Support

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.2 Education  - 0.070 0.532 0.532 0.532  -

This funding will ensure the quality provision of support for boards of trustees in Kura Kaupapa Māori by Te Rūnanga Nui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa and kura ā iwi by Ngā Kura ā Iwi.

Learning Support - Meeting Increasing Costs

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.2 Education  - 0.571 0.697 0.773 0.849  -

This funding will meet demand pressures for existing learning support services including: Specialist Teaching Outreach Service; Early Intervention Specialist Service Providers; Accessible Format Materials; and Cochlear Implant Habilitation.

Maihi Karauna - Supporting Implementation

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Māori Development  - 1.500 1.500  -  -  -

This funding will support the implementation of the Maihi Karauna (the Crown's Te Reo Māori Strategy), which focuses on raising awareness and changing attitudes and behaviours of all New Zealanders toward Te Reo Māori.

Maintaining RealMe Services

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Internal Affairs  - 6.290 10.390  -  - 6.500

This funding will provide additional funding for the continued costs to maintain RealMe services.

Making New Zealanders More Connected

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.4 Foreign Affairs and Trade  - 1.497 1.593 1.557 2.055  -

This funding will allow the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to meet increased demand by New Zealanders for consular services globally, and allow enhanced protection of our information assets across the Ministry's network.

Making New Zealanders More Prosperous Through Trade

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.4 Foreign Affairs and Trade  - 2.943 4.947 5.581 6.808  -

This funding will allow the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to increase activity in support of the Government's Business Growth Agenda, in particular by improving market access for exporters, helping business internationalise, and by improving the support the Ministry provides businesses in addressing trade barriers including non-tariff barriers.

Māori Electoral Option and the Representation Commission

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.7 Justice  - 5.425 2.200  -  -  -

This funding will allow the Electoral Commission to carry out the 2018 Māori Electoral Option, enabling Māori to choose between the General and Māori electoral rolls. This funding will also support the work of the Representation Commission, ensuring that the integrity of the electoral system in maintained.

Māori Housing Network Extension

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Māori Development  - 2.000 2.000 2.000 2.000  -

This funding will support Whānau to improve access to, quality of, supply of and capability to develop safe and secure homes.

Māori Language in Education - Increasing Curriculum Resources

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.2 Education  - 1.910 1.910 1.910 1.910  -

This funding will accelerate the design and delivery of curriculum resources for students and teachers in Māori language, in particular Māori-medium education. This will improve the availability of Māori language curriculum resources, and strengthen the pathways available for students in Māori-medium education.

Māori Tourism Operators - Building Capability and Capacity

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Māori Development  - 2.500 2.500 2.500 2.500  -

This funding will extend existing support to build the capability and capacity of Māori tourism operators and the development of Māori historical tour trails, through New Zealand Māori Tourism.

Marine Protection: Advancing Regional Processes

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.9 Primary Industries and Food Safety  - 0.500  -  -  -  -
Vol.3 Conservation  - 0.750  -  -  -  -
Vol.3 Environment  - 0.250  -  -  -  -

This funding will commence the engagement processes to consider establishing two recreational fishing parks in Hauraki and Marlborough.

Maritime New Zealand - Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Transport  - 5.361 5.237 5.237  -  -
Vol.1 Levy offset - (5.361) (5.237) (5.237) - -

This funding will allow Maritime New Zealand to deliver its delegated responsibility to deliver health and safety at work functions for the maritime industry under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. This funding is provided from the Working Safer levy.

Measures to Support More People in Emergency Housing

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.10 Social Housing 28.552 42.377 36.813 37.586 38.400 20.000

This funding will be used to secure additional emergency housing places and provide associated support services across New Zealand.

Members' of Parliament - Communications

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.5 Parliamentary Service  - 0.575 0.575 0.575 0.575  -

This funding will enable Members of Parliament to meet the communication needs that are required to fulfil their role effectively.

Members' of Parliament - Travel

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.5 Parliamentary Service  - 0.250 0.250 0.250 0.250  -

This funding will enable Members of Parliament to meet the travel needs that are required to fulfil their role effectively.

Members' of Parliament Support Staff - Maintaining Capability and Capacity

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.5 Parliamentary Service  - 1.048 1.397 1.397 1.397  -

This funding covers non-departmental funding for market movement and related personnel costs for remuneration for member support staff.

Mental Health Contingency

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
n/a Cross Votes  - 25.000 25.000 25.000 25.000  -

This contingency will be used to trial early mental health interventions that are proven to significantly benefit peoples' lives.

Ministerial Resourcing - Changes in the Executive

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Internal Affairs  - 1.700 0.400 0.400 0.400  -

This funding will provide for support services to members of the Executive in anticipation of changes in government following general elections and minor Cabinet re-shuffles.

Ministerial Services - Services Supporting the Executive

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Internal Affairs  - 1.061 0.824 0.824 0.824  -

This funding will provide for cost pressures associated within Ministerial and Secretariat Services for supporting the Executive.

Ministry for Pacific Peoples - Increasing Capability and Capacity

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Pacific Peoples  - 0.750 0.750 0.750 0.750  -

This funding will enable the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to take the first steps to address capability and capacity gaps identified in its 2016 Performance Improvement Framework Review.

Ministry of Justice - Maintaining Capacity in the Justice System

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.7 Courts 5.200 16.800 19.500 20.600 21.900  -
Vol.7 Justice 15.000 21.000 16.000 15.000 15.000  -

This funding will ensure that the justice system has sufficient capacity and capability to meet the ongoing demand for its services.

Ministry of Social Development - Maintaining Services

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.10 Social Development  - 9.450 8.450 8.450 8.450  -

This funding will help support the Ministry of Social Development's increased remuneration costs and increasing costs of current services.

Ministry of Transport - Capacity and Capability

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Transport  - 1.500 3.700 4.000 4.000  -

This funding will increase the Ministry of Transport's capacity and capability to enable the Ministry to provide more robust and evidence-based policy advice.

Mobile Health Clinic

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.8 Māori Development  - 1.000  -  -  -  -

This funding is for a mobile health clinic(s) to help improve health access and outcomes for whānau in rural communities.

Modernising the Delivery of Defence Force Logistics: Approval to Implement

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.4 Defence Force - - - - - 129.882
Vol.4 Defence Force - - - - - (19.903)

This funding relates to a project to invest in a modern, efficient logistics system that will enable smaller fleets of military equipment to be held and ensure that equipment is safe. The project was foreseen in the Defence White Paper 2016. Funding for this project was agreed by Cabinet ahead of Budget 2017, and subsequently revised to reflect the amount required.

Multinational Corporation Research and Development Attraction Programme

Estimates Vote 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 Capital
Vol.1 Business, Science and Innovation  - 2.000 2.000 2.000  -  -

This funding will enable an expansion of the Multinational Corporation Research and Development Attraction Innovative Partnerships Programme, so that it can deliver on its goal of attracting 10 multinational companies' research and development facilities to New Zealand by 2020.

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