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.
From the Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 1999, Vote Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance was renamed to Vote Accident Insurance.
See also Vote Agriculture and Forestry.
See also Vote Employment Policy.
Note that for the appropriations for Vote Millennium, the Millennium Office was disestablished with effect from 28 January 2001.
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.
For Budget 2011, Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.
For Budget 2012, Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.
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.
From the Estimates of Appropriations 2016/17 in Budget 2016, Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery has ceased to exist with its remaining appropriations transferred to Vote Building and Housing, Vote Business, Science and Innovation, Vote Finance, Vote Health, Vote Lands and Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet.
For Budget 2017, Vote Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki was created on 1 April 2017 and is included in the Supplementary Estimates 2016/17 consequent on the establishment of the Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.
From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 2017/18 in Budget 2018, Vote Pike River Re-entry was created on 31 January 2018 (and included in the 2017/18 Supplementary Estimates) consequent on the establishment of the Pike River Recovery Agency.
From the Estimates of Appropriations 2018/19 in Budget 2018, Vote Primary Industries and Food Safety was disestablished and appropriations transferred to two new Votes, Vote Agriculture, Biosecurity, Fisheries and Food Safety and Vote Forestry.
From the Estimates of Appropriations 2019/20 in Budget 2019, Vote Housing and Urban Development was created on 1 October 2018 (and included in the 2018/19 Supplementary Estimates) consequent on the establishment of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.