Estimates of appropriations

Vote Sport and Recreation - Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: 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 2011/12 financial year covering the following:

  • A total of over $53 million (67% of the vote) for support for High Performance Sport, supplied by Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC).
  • A total of over $4 million (5% of the vote) to provide scholarships enabling talented New Zealanders to pursue tertiary study and elite level sport development concurrently, and/or to develop skills that contribute to the quality of New Zealand's sport performance at the elite level.
  • A total of over $19 million (24% of the vote) for a wide range of functions to benefit sport and physical recreation within New Zealand, and policy advice on sport and physical recreation matters, supplied by SPARC.
  • A total of over $2 million (3% 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 $44,000 (less than 1% of the vote) for miscellaneous grants supporting sport and recreation activity.
  • A total of $323,000 (less than 1% of the vote) for advice on the performance of the sport and recreation Crown entities, and support for board appointment processes, supplied 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
2010/112011/12
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Departmental Output Expenses

Purchase Advice and Monitoring of Sport and Recreation Crown Entities (M64)

This appropriation is limited to provision of purchase advice and monitoring of SPARC and DFSNZ, including advice in relation to appointments to boards.
9898323

Total Departmental Output Expenses

9898323

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

High Performance Sport (M64)

This appropriation is limited to delivery of initiatives aimed at improved sports performance at the elite level.
48,33848,33853,338

Sport and Recreation Programmes (M64)

This appropriation is limited to delivery of programmes in accordance with SPARC's statutory functions to promote, encourage and support sport and recreation in New Zealand, and the provision of policy advice on and information relating to sport and recreation, including ministerial servicing.
18,72618,72619,151

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.
2,0412,0412,093

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

69,10569,10574,582

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.
444444

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.
4,2504,2504,250

Loan to Rowing New Zealand (M64)

This appropriation is limited to funding SPARC to provide a loan to Rowing New Zealand to assist funding the 2010 World Rowing Championships.
1,3001,300-

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

5,5945,5944,294

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

74,79774,79779,199