Estimates of appropriations

Vote Primary Industries - Estimates 2013/2014

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Primary Industries (M87)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry for Primary Industries

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES: Minister for Primary Industries

Overview of the Vote#

The Minister for Primary Industries is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2013/14 financial year covering:

  • a total of just over $131 million (20% of the Vote) on the departmental output expense for the development and implementation of policy advice
  • a total of nearly $144 million (22% of the Vote) on departmental output expenses for border and domestic biosecurity risk management
  • a total of just over $27 million (4% of the Vote) on departmental output expenses for implementation of the Emissions Trading Scheme and indigenous forestry provisions of the Forests Act 1949, administration of grants and programmes, animal welfare education and enforcement, and administration and management of Crown forestry assets
  • a total of nearly $136 million (21% of the Vote) on non-departmental output expenses for purchasing forest management and wood production services from sector contractors for Crown forests, for the Crown's contribution to implementation of the Bovine Tuberculosis National Pest Management Strategy, for climate change research, and for the operation of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission
  • a total of $1.650 million for the operation of the Rural Veterinarians Bonding Scheme
  • a total of nearly $183 million (28% of the Vote) for non-departmental other expenses, notably for the Primary Growth Partnership, a Government-industry initiative that invests in significant programmes of research and innovation to boost economic growth and sustainability across the primary sectors, and for settlement of the Crown's aquaculture new space obligations under the Maori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004
  • a total of just over $30 million (5% of the Vote) for departmental capital expenditure.

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

The Ministry expects to collect just over $157 million of Crown revenue and capital receipts in 2013/14, made up as follows:

  • a total of nearly $116 million for the sale of logs from Crown forests
  • a total of just over $3 million for the sale of Crown Forestry Assets
  • a total of just over $31 million in cost recoveries from the fishing industry
  • a total of over $2 million from forestry encouragement loan interest and loan repayments
  • a total of just over $1 million in fines imposed under the Biosecurity Act 1993 and Fisheries Act 1996
  • a total of $750,000 from the Emissions Trading Scheme fees and levies payable under the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001
  • a total of nearly $3 million from other revenue, including deemed values applied to catch in excess of fishing quota and forfeitures for fisheries offences.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Primary Industries in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Primary Industries
2012/132013/14
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation TypeBudgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
$000
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

Administration and Management of Crown Forestry Assets (M87)

This appropriation is limited to administration and management of the Crown's interest in forests and forestry-related assets.
2,0972,0952,196

Administration of Grants and Programmes (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of government approved schemes, grants and assistance to the land-based sectors.
9,3438,6219,981

Animal Welfare Education and Enforcement (M87)

This appropriation is limited to education and enforcement intended to improve animal welfare in New Zealand.
3,6493,6233,760

Border Biosecurity Risk Management MCOA (M87)

97,41696,28991,172
Border Biosecurity Monitoring and Clearance
This output class is limited to biosecurity monitoring and clearance programmes that manage the biosecurity risk associated with international trade and travel.
79,51878,41872,894
Border Biosecurity Systems Development and Maintenance
This output class is limited to the development and maintenance of standards and systems that manage biosecurity risk associated with imports and exports.
17,89817,87118,278

Development of Policy Advice MCOA (M87)

60,46955,11555,064
Agriculture and Forestry Policy Advice
This output class is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to agriculture and forestry, animal welfare and climate change.
18,18116,80019,953
Biosecurity Policy Advice
This output class is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to biosecurity.
3,0222,9442,955
Fisheries Policy Advice
This output class is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to the development of standards and guidelines for the sustainable and efficient utilisation of New Zealand's fisheries and promotion of New Zealand's interests in an international context.
3,9103,8303,872
Operational Advice on Sustainability and Management Controls in Fisheries
This output class is limited to operational advice (including second opinion advice and contributing to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on Government policy matters relating to operational advice on sustainability and management controls for New Zealand's fisheries.
35,35631,54128,284

Domestic Biosecurity Risk Management MCOA (M87)

51,20450,93352,518
Biosecurity Incursion Response and Long Term Pest Management
This output class is limited to the assessment, containment and possible eradication of suspected risk organisms within New Zealand.
26,37326,12528,066
Domestic Biosecurity Surveillance
This output class is limited to domestic surveillance activities.
24,83124,80824,452

Implementation of Policy Advice MCOA (M87)

71,36069,60476,312
Aquaculture
This output class is limited to implementing, supporting and monitoring the aquaculture strategy, and ministerial servicing.
4,2963,2233,141
Fisheries Enforcement and Monitoring
This output class is limited to informing, assisting, directing and enforcing adherence to New Zealand fisheries laws, and ministerial servicing.
41,87641,83544,732
Fisheries Management
This output class is limited to implementing ministerial decisions on sustainability and management controls for New Zealand fisheries, and ministerial servicing.
9,5249,4359,682
Implementation of Agriculture and Forestry Policy Advice
This output class is limited to implementing policy decisions, operational policy, and administering legislation relating to agriculture and forestry, animal welfare and climate change matters, and ministerial servicing.
11,68711,13913,795
Implementation of Biosecurity Policy Advice
This output class is limited to implementing policy decisions, operational policy, and administering legislation relating to biosecurity matters, and ministerial servicing.
3,9773,9724,962

Implementation of the Emissions Trading Scheme and Indigenous Forestry (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the implementation of the agriculture and forestry provisions of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 and the indigenous forestry provisions of the Forests Act 1949.
10,87710,19111,441

Interim Secretariat South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (M87)

This appropriation is limited to administrative support for the interim secretariat of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation.
377377-

Support Services and Infrastructure to Other Agencies RDA (M87)

This appropriation is limited to providing support services to other agencies, including financial, personnel and information technology services and sub-leasing of surplus accommodation.
605605-

Total Departmental Output Expenses

307,397297,453302,444

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Climate Change Research (M87)

This appropriation is limited to obtaining science, research, technology, capacity and capability in climate change related to the primary land-based sectors.
8,4726,0427,628

Control of TB Vectors (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's contribution to the implementation of the Bovine Tuberculosis National Pest Management Strategy.
30,85029,35030,000

Management of Crown Forestry Assets (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of forestry operations, management services, research and related forest asset expenditure.
99,90099,90096,578

Support for Walking Access (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the operation of the New Zealand Walking Access Commission.
1,7891,7891,789

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

141,011137,081135,995

Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

Rural Veterinarians Bonding Scheme (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of payments to veterinary professionals agreeing to work in understaffed, rural areas, in accordance with government approved criteria and guidelines.
1,4001,4001,650

Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

1,4001,4001,650

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Adverse Climatic Events (M87)

This appropriation is limited to providing recovery assistance to the primary sector in the aftermath of adverse climatic events and assistance to rural support trusts.
776776526

Afforestation Grants Scheme (M87)

This appropriation is limited to Afforestation Grant Scheme grants.
5,8405,262386

Aquaculture Settlements (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the recognition of settlements negotiated under the Maori Aquaculture Commercial Claims Settlement Act 2004.
10,848-65,000

Community Irrigation Fund and Schemes (M87)

This appropriation is limited to Community Irrigation Fund grants and operating and maintaining Crown irrigation schemes.
1,3021,102347

Fisheries Quota Shares and ACE Administration Costs (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the administration of the sale of Crown Quota Shares and Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE).
242424

Hill Country Erosion Fund (M87)

This appropriation is limited to projects that protect erosion-prone hill country.
2,2002,2002,200

Provision for Write Downs (M87)

This appropriation is limited to non-departmental debt write-offs.
711711711

Response to the Kiwifruit disease Pseudomonas Syringae pv. Actinidiae (M87)

This appropriation is limited to supporting an industry-led programme for the kiwifruit disease pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae.
4,8052,105800

Subscriptions to International Organisations (M87)

This appropriation is limited to New Zealand's membership of primary industry-related international organisations.
2,7082,7083,408

Sustainable Farming Fund (M87)

This appropriation is limited to community driven programmes aimed at improving economic and environmental performance.
9,3007,3008,000

East Coast Afforestation Grants (M87)

This appropriation is limited to grants under the Forestry (East Coast) Grants Regulations 1992.
5,3845,384-

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

43,89827,57281,402

Departmental Capital Expenditure

Ministry for Primary Industries - Capital Expenditure PLA (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry for Primary Industries, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
22,80822,80830,213

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

22,80822,80830,213

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

516,514486,314551,704

Details of Multi-Year Appropriations#

Multi-Year Appropriations - Primary Industries
Type, Title, Scope and Period of AppropriationsAppropriation, Adjustments and Use$000

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

East Coast Afforestation Grants (M87) (M87)

This appropriation is limited to grants under the Forestry (East Coast) Grants Regulations 2000.

Commences: 1 July 2013

Expires: 30 June 2017

Original Appropriation18,460
Adjustments for 2011/12-
Adjustments to 2012/13-
Adjusted Appropriation18,460
Actual to 2011/12 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2012/13-
Estimated Actual for 2013/143,615
Estimated Appropriation Remaining14,845

Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (M87) (M87)

This appropriation is limited to the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases.

Commences: 1 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2016

Original Appropriation38,253
Adjustments for 2011/12-
Adjustments to 2012/13442
Adjusted Appropriation38,695
Actual to 2011/12 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2012/135,635
Estimated Actual for 2013/1411,020
Estimated Appropriation Remaining22,040

Primary Growth Partnership (M87) (M87)

This appropriation is limited to primary, food and forestry sector investment in education and skills development, research and development, product development, commercialisation, market development and technology transfer, in partnership with relevant industry groups, including research related to greenhouse gases via the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre.

Commences: 1 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2017

Original Appropriation352,380
Adjustments for 2011/12-
Adjustments to 2012/131,371
Adjusted Appropriation353,751
Actual to 2011/12 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2012/1337,591
Estimated Actual for 2013/1479,040
Estimated Appropriation Remaining237,120

Water Storage and Irrigation Investment Proposals (M87) (M87)

This appropriation is limited to preparation of proposals for irrigation schemes to an investment ready stage.

Commences: 1 July 2012

Expires: 30 June 2016

Original Appropriation32,500
Adjustments for 2011/12-
Adjustments to 2012/13725
Adjusted Appropriation33,225
Actual to 2011/12 Year End-
Estimated Actual for 2012/137,000
Estimated Actual for 2013/148,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining18,225

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental
Net Assets#

Ministry for Primary Industries

Ministry for Primary Industries - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Primary Industries
Details of Net Asset Schedule2012/13
Estimated Actual
$000
2013/14
Projected
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2013/14
Opening Balance59,73663,487
Capital Injections2,0383,568Development of Joint Border Management System (JBMS) with New Zealand Customs Service ($1.568 million) and system for trans-Tasman transfer of x-ray images of checked-in baggage ($2 million).
Capital Withdrawals(595)(595)Part repayment of 2004/05 capital injection for Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Head Office accommodation.
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred)2,3081,517Services subject to memorandum accounts.
Other Movements--

Closing Balance

63,48767,977