Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Agriculture and Forestry - Supplementary estimates and supporting information 2009/10

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Minister of Agriculture (M2), Minister of Forestry (M35)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry


Details of Appropriations#

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations

Details of Annual and Permanent Appropriations - Agriculture and Forestry
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates

Departmental Output Expenses


Administration of Indigenous Forestry Provisions (M2)

Administration of the indigenous forestry provisions of the Forests Act 1949, with the purpose of promoting the sustainable forest management of indigenous forest land.
1,969 216 2,185

Agriculture and Forestry Policy Advice (M2)

Policy advice in regard to the agricultural, forestry and horticultural sectors, and ministerial services.
24,816 880 25,696

Animal Welfare (M2)

Setting of animal welfare standards and investigations and prosecutions of breaches of the Animal Welfare Act 1999.
3,200 160 3,360

Climate Change (M2)

Policy advice and implementation, operational costs and fulfilling international obligations to support the Government's commitment on climate change under the Kyoto Protocol.
38,041 2,388 40,429

Contract, Grant and Asset Management (M2)

Management of the Crown's ownership interest in forests established on Crown-Owned and leased Māori land. Management of the Sustainable Farming Fund, East Coast Forestry Project and flood relief programmes.
3,832 1,649 5,481

Support Services and Infrastructure to Other Agencies RDA (M2)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of support services to other agencies, including financial, personnel and information technology services and subleasing of surplus accommodation.
11,255 275 11,530

Total Departmental Output Expenses

83,113 5,568 88,681

Non-Departmental Output Expenses


Management of Crown Forestry Assets (M35)

Payments for forest and asset management of Crown forests established on both Crown-Owned and leased Māori land and 13 leases of Crown-Owned land to other parties for forestry purposes.
95,008 (209) 94,799

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

95,008 (209) 94,799

Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses


Rural Veterinarians Bonding Scheme (M2)

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.
770 - 770

Total Benefits and Other Unrequited Expenses

770 - 770

Non-Departmental Other Expenses


Adverse Climatic Events (M2)

Support to the agriculture and horticulture industries in the aftermath of adverse climatic events.
496 333 829

Afforestation Grants Scheme (M35)

Payment of grants under the Afforestation Grants Scheme.
7,000 (258) 6,742

Community Irrigation Fund (M2)

Payment of grants under the Community Irrigation Fund.
881 (350) 531

Community Irrigation Schemes (M2)

Operating and maintaining Crown irrigation schemes.
17 - 17

East Coast Afforestation Grants (M35)

Grants to approved private forest growers under the Forestry (East Coast) Grants Regulations 1992.
4,500 750 5,250

New Zealand Walking Access Commission (M2)

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

Primary Growth Partnership (M2)

This appropriation is limited to primary and food sector investment in education and skills development, research and development, product development, commercialisation, market development and technology transfer, in partnership with relevant industry groups.
30,000 (20,930) 9,070

Subscriptions to International Organisations (M2)

Membership of various international organisations in particular the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).
2,028 400 2,428

Sustainable Farming Fund (M2)

Contestable fund for community driven programmes aimed at improving economic and environmental performance of land-based productive sectors.
7,000 1,608 8,608

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

53,711 (18,447) 35,264

Departmental Capital Expenditure


Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Capital Expenditure PLA (M2)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.
15,530 (8,423) 7,107

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

15,530 (8,423) 7,107

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure


Crown Forestry Assets (M35)

This appropriation is limited to capital expenditure on Crown forests, including roading, bridges, fencing and fire equipment.
300 - 300

New Zealand Walking Access Commission (M2)

This appropriation is limited to the establishment of IT infrastructure and facilities for the provision of walking access information and mapping.
500 - 500

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

800 - 800

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

248,932 (21,511) 227,421

Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets#

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Details of Projected Movements in Departmental Net Assets - Agriculture and Forestry
Details of Net Asset Schedule 2009/10
Main Estimates Projections
Supplementary Estimates Projections
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2009/10
Opening Balance 29,958 32,368 Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2009.
Capital Injections 6,600 - Capital transfers to 2010/11 for three projects - the design and development of the National Animal Identification Traceability (NAIT) and NZ FarmOnline IT systems ($6.6 million) and to implement the trans-Tasman transfer of x-ray images of checked-in baggage initiative ($2 million approved post Budget 2009).
Capital Withdrawals (766) (766) Part repayment of a capital injection received for MAF Head Office accommodation project ($595,000) and a capital transfer to fund the Identity Verification Service ($171,000).
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - -  
Other Movements - -  

Closing Balance

35,792 31,602