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List of Acronyms

  • ACC - Accident Compensation Corporation
  • ALM - Asset and Liability Matching
  • AMI - AMI Insurance Ltd
  • APEC - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
  • APR - Annual Portfolio Report
  • BASS - Better Administrative and Support Services
  • BEFU - Budget Economic and Fiscal Update
  • BIM - Briefing to the Incoming Minister
  • BPS - Budget Policy Statement
  • CAM - Capital Asset Management
  • CAML - Crown Asset Management Ltd
  • CASS - Central Agencies Shared Services
  • CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis
  • CERA - Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority
  • CERF - Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Fund
  • CFI - Crown Financial Institution
  • COMU - Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit
  • CPI - Consumer Price Index
  • CRI - Crown Research Institute
  • CSD - Crown Support Deed
  • DBH - Department of Building and Housing
  • DBP(A) - Defined Benefit Plan (Annuitants)
  • DGS - Deposit Guarantee Scheme
  • DHB - District Health Board
  • DICE - Departmental Internal Control Evaluation
  • DOL - Department of Labour
  • DPMC - Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • ECA - Export Credit Agency
  • ELT - Executive Leadership Team
  • EMUs - Electric Multiple Units
  • EQC - Earthquake Commission
  • FSR - Fiscal Strategy Report
  • FV - Fair Value
  • FX - Foreign Exchange
  • GDP - Gross Domestic Product
  • GEN - Government Economics Network
  • GSF - Government Superannuation Fund
  • GST - Goods and Services Tax
  • HSNO - Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996
  • HYEFU - Half-year Economic and Fiscal Update
  • IAG - IAG New Zealand Ltd
  • IFIs - International Financial Institutions
  • IMD - International Institute for Management Development
  • IMF - International Monetary Fund
  • IPO - Initial Public Offer
  • IRD - Inland Revenue Department
  • LGFA - Local Government Funding Agency
  • MBIE - Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  • MC - Ministerial Correspondence
  • MCOA - Multi-class Output Appropriation
  • MED - Ministry of Economic Development
  • MFAT - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • MOE - Ministry of Education
  • MOH - Ministry of Health
  • MOIAs - Ministry Official Information Act requests
  • MOJ - Ministry of Justice
  • MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
  • MSD - Ministry of Social Development
  • MSI - Ministry of Science and Innovation
  • MYA - Multi-year Appropriation
  • NCEA - National Certificate of Educational Achievement
  • NEET - Not in Education, Employment or Training
  • NPF - National Provident Fund
  • NZAE - New Zealand Association of Economists
  • NZASB - New Zealand Accounting Standards Board
  • NZ GAAP - New Zealand Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
  • NZ IFRS - New Zealand equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards
  • NZDMO - New Zealand Debt Management Office
  • NZECO - New Zealand Export Credit Office
  • NZIER - New Zealand Institute of Economic Research
  • NZRU - New Zealand Rugby Union
  • NZTA - New Zealand Transport Agency
  • NZTE - New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
  • NZVIF - New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Ltd
  • OBR - Open Bank Resolution
  • OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • OIAs - Official Information Act requests
  • PAS - Public Benefit Entity Accounting Standards
  • PAYE - Pay-As-You-Earn
  • PIF - Performance Improvement Framework
  • PLAs - Permanent Legislative Authorities
  • PPPs - Public Private Partnerships
  • PQs - Parliamentary Questions
  • R&D - Research and Development
  • RBNZ - Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  • RDA - Revenue-Dependent Appropriation
  • REANNZ - Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand
  • RIA - Regulatory Impact Analysis
  • S&P - Standard and Poor’s
  • SCF - South Canterbury Finance
  • SOE - State-Owned Enterprise
  • SOI - Statement of Intent
  • SRESL - Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd
  • SSC - State Services Commission
  • TOIAs - Treasury Official Information Act requests
  • TPP - Trans Pacific Partnership
  • TVNZ - Television New Zealand Ltd
  • VaR - Value at Risk
  • WDC - Waimakariri District Council
  • WFGF - Wholesale Funding Guarantee Facility
  • WTO - World Trade Organisation
  • XRB - External Reporting Board
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