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Notes to the Historical Vote Information

Page updated 28 May 2015

Notes on Vote name changes, merging of Votes, establishment and disestablishment of Votes and other explanatory information for Votes in Budgets 1998 to date.

These notes appear in context on the pages for certain Votes where explanations are required. They cross-reference and link to related Votes where necessary.

See the lists of Current Votes and Non-current Votes for alphabetical lists of all Votes.

Notes

1. From the Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 1999 Vote Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance was renamed to Vote Accident Insurance.

2. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2003/04 in Budget 2003 Vote Accident Insurance was renamed to Vote ACC.

3. See also Vote Agriculture and Vote Forestry.

4. See also Vote Agriculture and Forestry.

5. From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 2000 Vote Cultural Affairs was renamed to Vote Culture and Heritage.

6. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage was renamed to Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage.

7. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2003/04 in Budget 2003 Vote Energy - Energy Efficiency and Conservation was renamed to Vote Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

8. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Climate Change and Energy Efficiency was renamed to Vote Climate Change as the energy efficiency appropriations were transferred to Vote Energy.

9. From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage (Internal Affairs) was established containing appropriations that were transferred from Vote Internal Affairs.

10. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage (Internal Affairs) was renamed to Vote National Archives.

11. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote National Library was renamed to Vote Culture and Heritage (National Library).

12. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Culture and Heritage (National Library) was renamed to Vote National Library.

13. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Economic Development and Vote Industry and Regional Development were merged into Vote Economic, Industry and Regional Development.

14. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Economic, Industry and Regional Development was renamed to Vote Economic Development.

15. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Employment Policy was renamed to Vote Employment.

16. See also Vote Employment Policy.

17. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Health Service Providers was merged into Vote Health.

18. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Social Development Policy and Vote Work and Income were merged into Vote Social Development.

19. From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2002 Vote Social Policy was merged into Vote Social Development Policy.

20. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Social Services was merged into Vote Social Policy.

21. From the Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 1999 Vote Social Welfare was merged into Vote Social Services.

22. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Sport, Fitness and Leisure was merged into Vote Sport and Recreation.

23. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Tertiary Education was merged into Vote Education.

24. From the Estimates of Appropriations 1997/98 in Budget 1997 Vote Finance was split into Vote Treasurer and Vote Finance to reflect the responsibilities of the Treasurer and the Minister of Finance.

25. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Treasurer was merged into Vote Finance.

26. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Veterans' Affairs was split into Vote Veterans' Affairs - Defence Force and Vote Veterans' Affairs - Social Development.

27. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2004/05 in Budget 2004 Vote Youth Affairs was merged into Vote Youth Development.

29. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Child, Youth and Family Services was merged into Vote Social Development.

30. Note that apropros Vote Millennium the Millennium Office was disestablished with effect from 28 January 2001.

31. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Business Development was merged into Vote Industry and Regional Development.

32. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Research, Science and Technology was renamed to Vote Science and Innovation.

33. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Education was split into Vote Tertiary Education and Vote Education.

34. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Crown Research Institutes was merged into Vote Finance.

35. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote State-Owned Enterprises was merged into Vote Finance.

36. From the Estimates of Appropriations 1998/99 in Budget 1998 Vote Health Service Providers was a successor vote following on from Vote Crown Health Enterprises.

37. For Budget 2011 Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.

38. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Community and Voluntary Sector was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

39. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Emergency Management was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

40. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Local Government was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

41. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Ministerial Services was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

42. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote National Archives was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

43. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote National Library was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

44. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Racing was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

45. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2013 Vote Internal Affairs incorporated the following Votes: Vote Community and Voluntary Sector, Vote Emergency Management, Vote Local Government, Vote Ministerial Services, Vote National Archives, Vote National Library, Vote Racing.

46. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Agriculture and Forestry was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

47. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Biosecurity was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

48. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Fisheries was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

49. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Primary Industries was created from a merge of several Votes: Vote Agriculture and Forestry, Vote Biosecurity and Vote Fisheries.

50. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Climate Change was merged into Vote Environment.

51. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Youth Development was merged into Vote Social Development.

52. For Budget 2012 Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.

53. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Finance incorporated the following Votes: Vote Crown Research Institutes and Vote State-Owned Enterprises.

54. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2013/14 in Budget 2013 Vote Veterans' Affairs - Defence Force was merged into Vote Defence Force.

55. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Consumer Affairs was merged into a new Vote - Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

56. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Commerce was merged into a new Vote - Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

57. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Economic Development was merged into a new Vote - Vote Economic Development and Employment.

58. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Employment was merged into a new Vote - Vote Economic Development and Employment.

59. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Veterans' Affairs - Social Development was merged into Vote Social Development.

60. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Housing was renamed to Vote Building and Housing.

61. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Labour Market was created from a merger of Vote Labour, Vote Immigration and Vote ACC, and incorporated the employment appropriations from Vote Economic Development and Employment.

62. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Economic Development and Employment was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation but its employment appropriations were merged into another new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

63. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

64. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Communications was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

65. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Energy was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

66. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Science and Innovation was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

67. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Tourism was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

68. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Labour was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

69. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote ACC was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

70. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Immigration was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

71. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Pacific Island Affairs was renamed to Vote Pacific Peoples.

72. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Women's Affairs was renamed to Vote Women.

73. From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Business, Science and Innovation was created from a merger of the economic development appropriations from Vote Economic Development and Employment with these Votes: Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Vote Communications, Vote Energy, Vote Science and Innovation and Vote Tourism.

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