Estimates of appropriations

Vote Sport and Recreation - Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 - Estimates 2008/2009

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (M4), Minister for Sport and Recreation (M64)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry for Culture and Heritage

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE: Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Overview of the Vote#

The Minister for Sport and Recreation is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2008/09 financial year covering the following:

  • A total of over $53 million (70.53% of the vote) for policy advice on sport and physical recreation activities, and a wide range of functions to benefit sport and physical recreation within New Zealand, supplied by Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC).
  • A total of nearly $16 million (20.87% of the vote) for the coordination and delivery of initiatives aimed at improved nutrition and increased physical activity of children and young people, delivered by SPARC.
  • A total of over $2 million (2.77% of the vote) for the drug testing of sports persons, providing information and education on the anti-doping regime, and servicing international anti-doping arrangements, supplied by Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ).
  • A total of over $4 million (5.64% of the vote) to provide scholarships enabling talented New Zealanders to pursue tertiary study and elite level sport development, and/or to develop skills that contribute to the quality of New Zealand's sport performance at the elite level.
  • A total of $44,000 (0.06% of the vote) for miscellaneous grants supporting sport and recreation activity.

The Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2008/09 financial year covering the following:

  • A total of $98,000 (0.13% of the vote) for advice on and monitoring of sport and recreation Crown entities by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

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

Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Sport and Recreation
  2007/08 2008/09
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Budgeted
$000
Estimated
Actual
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Budget
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Departmental Output Expenses

     

Purchase Advice and Monitoring of Sport and Recreation Crown Entities (M4)

Provision of purchase advice and monitoring of SPARC and DFSNZ. Excludes advice in relation to appointments to boards.
98 98 98

Total Departmental Output Expenses

98 98 98

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Children and Young People's Lifestyles (M64)

This appropriation is limited to the co-ordination and delivery of initiatives aimed at improved nutrition and increased physical activity of children and young people.
9,632 9,632 15,733

Sport and Recreation Programmes (M64)

This appropriation is limited to delivery of programmes in accordance with SPARC's statutory functions to enhance sport and recreation in New Zealand, and the provision of policy advice on and information relating to sport and recreation, including ministerial servicing.
52,288 52,288 53,177

Sports Anti-Doping (M64)

This appropriation is limited to purchasing from Drug Free Sport New Zealand the provision of: drug testing of sports persons; investigations of possible anti-doping rule violations; information and education on the anti-doping regime; and international anti-doping obligations and related activities.
1,691 1,691 2,085

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

63,611 63,611 70,995

Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

     

Sport Education Scholarships (M64)

Sport scholarships to enable emerging and talented New Zealanders to concurrently pursue tertiary study and elite level sport development and/or to develop skills that contribute to the quality of New Zealand's sport performance at the elite level.
4,250 4,250 -

Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

4,250 4,250 -

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Miscellaneous Grants (M64)

Discretionary funding is provided on application to groups, individuals and organisations that are unable to obtain support through organisations such as SPARC, local government, or the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, to support sports-related initiatives including participation in sport and recreation activities.
44 44 44

Prime Minister's Sport Scholarships (M64)

This appropriation is limited to sport scholarships to enable talented New Zealanders to pursue tertiary study and elite sport development and/or to develop skills that contribute to the quality of New Zealand's sport performance at the elite level.
- - 4,250

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

44 44 4,294

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

68,003 68,003 75,387