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Appendix D: Further Reading

Better business cases for capital proposals http://www.infrastructure.govt.nz/publications/betterbusinesscases

Budget documents - past and present www.treasury.govt.nz/budget

Cabinet Office circulars, on eg, vetoes, baselines and asset management www.dpmc.govt.nz/cabinet/circulars/index.html

Cost benefit analysis primer www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/planning/costbenefitanalysis/primer

Crown Entities Act 2004 www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2004/0115/latest/DLM329631.html

Crown entities and other bodies - guidance www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?navid=215

Demonstrating performance: a primer for expenditure reviews www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/reporting/demonstrating

Economic and Fiscal Updates www.treasury.govt.nz/government/budget/forecasts

Financial Reporting Act 1993 www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1993/0106/latest/DLM323598.html

Financial statements of the Government of New Zealand http://www.treasury.govt.nz/government/financialstatements

Fiscal Strategy Report http://www.treasury.govt.nz/government/fiscalstrategy

Getting better at managing for outcomes - a self-assessment tool www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?docid=4728

Guidance to departments in relation to [monitoring] Crown entities www.treasury.govt.nz/statesector/crownentities/monitoring

Guide to appropriations www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/planning/appropriations/guide

Guide to New Zealand's state services www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?navid=47

Guide to the Public Finance Act www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/publicfinance/pfaguide

Improving output costing: guidelines and examples (1994) www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/reporting/outputcosting

Investment statements of the Government of New Zealand. http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget/2010/is

New Zealand's state sector reform: a decade of change (1998) www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?docid=2384&pagetype=toc

Obedient servants? Management freedoms and accountabilities in the New Zealand public sector. Richard Norman (2003). Victoria University Press, Wellington.

Output plan guidance for departments. Managing for outcomes (2002) http://www.ssc.govt.nz/upload/downloadable_files/mfo-output-plans-guidance.pdf

Owner's expectations manual for SOEs http://www.comu.govt.nz/publications/guidance/owners-expectations-manual/soe/

Public Finance Act 1989 www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1989/0044/latest/DLM160809.html

Public management in New Zealand: lessons and challenges. Graham Scott (2001) http://www.nzbr.org.nz/site/nzbr/files/publications/publications-2001/public_management.pdf

Public management: the New Zealand model. Boston, Jonathan et al (1996). Oxford University Press.

Reviewing the machinery of government www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?navid=306

Select committees http://www.parliament.nz/en-NZ/PB/SC/

Standing orders of the House of Representatives: Wellington: House of Representatives http://www.parliament.nz/en-NZ/PB/Rules/StOrders/

Statement of Long-term Fiscal Position http://www.treasury.govt.nz/government/longterm/fiscalposition

State-owned enterpriseshttp://www.comu.govt.nz/portfolio-entities/

State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1986/0124/latest/DLM98444.html

State Sector Act 1988 www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1988/0020/latest/DLM129110.html

The Cabinet Office manual www.cabinetmanual.cabinetoffice.govt.nz/

The performance improvement framework www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?DocID=7857

The spirit of reform: managing the New Zealand state sector in a time of change. Schick, Allen, August 1996 http://www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?docid=2845

The strategy primer (2006) http://www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/strategy/primer

Early Documents on New Zealand's State Sector Reforms

A capital charge for government departments, Accountants' Journal: McCulloch, BW, October 1991

Accounting in the context of public sector management reform, financial accountability and management, 8(1): McCulloch, BW, and Ball, Ian, Spring 1992 pp 7-12

Crown financial statements - breaking new ground, Accountants' Journal: MacLeod, R, June 1992

Decision making in New Zealand government: Nethercote, JR, Galligan, Brian and Walsh, Cliff, editors, 1993

Improving output costing: guidelines and examples. The Treasury, 1994. www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/guidance/reporting/outputcosting

Reform of the core public sector: New Zealand experience, in ‘Governance' Volume 3, Number 2: Scott, Graham; Bushnell, Peter; and Sallee, Nikitin; April 1990

Report of the Finance and Expenditure Committee on the inquiry into reporting by the Crown and its sub-entities to the House of Representatives: Wellington: House of Representatives, 1991

The new approach: financial management reform, Accountants' Journal: Ball, I, June 1992

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