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Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Lands - Addition to the Supplementary Estimates 2019/20

Vote Lands

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister for Land Information (M44), Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations (M74), Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration (M85)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Land Information New Zealand

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR LAND INFORMATION NEW ZEALAND: Minister for Land Information

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections

Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations

Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type 2019/20
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Cumulative
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Land Information New Zealand - Capital Expenditure PLA (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase or development of assets by and for the use of the Land Information New Zealand, as authorised by section 24(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.

25,000 (10,800) - (10,800) 14,200
Total Departmental Capital Expenditure 25,000 (10,800) - (10,800) 14,200
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Contaminated Sites (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the analysis, investigation and, where necessary, appropriate remedial action on contaminated sites for which the Crown has accepted responsibility.

370 - - - 370

Forestry Plantation Activity (M44)

This appropriation is limited to forestry operations on Crown Land.

3,000 500 - 500 3,500
Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses 3,370 500 - 500 3,870
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Bad and Doubtful Debts (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the provision for writing off bad and doubtful debts.

145 700 1,100 1,800 1,945

Crown Forest Management (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the management of Crown forest properties and licences, including settling reviews, interest liability and GST on refunded fees.

300 - - - 300

Depreciation (M44)

This appropriation is limited to depreciation of buildings on surplus Crown land.

3,593 1,466 (1,100) 366 3,959

Impairment of Intangible Assets (M44)

The appropriation is limited to the impairment of intangible assets held by the Crown.

- 7,500 - 7,500 7,500

Impairment of Land for Treaty Settlements (M74)

This appropriation is limited to the impairment of the value of land used in Treaty settlements.

- 45 - 45 45

Land Liabilities (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the investigation and resolution, including legal costs and settlement, of land-related liabilities administered by the department.

743 200 - 200 943

Loss on sale of Landbank properties (M74)

This appropriation is limited to the loss on sale expense incurred when disposing of Landbank properties.

- 525 - 525 525

Proceeds from Sale of New Zealand Transport Agency Properties (M44)

This appropriation is limited to payments to the New Zealand Transport Agency equivalent to the proceeds received from the sales of Crown land no longer required for New Zealand Transport Agency purposes.

100,000 - - - 100,000

Rates on Crown Land (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the rate expense on Crown land and surplus government properties managed by the department on behalf of the Crown.

3,957 500 - 500 4,457

Residual Crown Leasehold Rents (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the leasehold expenses and liabilities incurred on residual surplus government accommodation managed by the department on behalf of the Crown.

700 - - - 700

Soil Conservation Reserve Management (M44)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred in the management of soil conservation reserves in accordance with the Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act 1941.

380 - - - 380

Tangoio Catchment Management Fund (M44)

This appropriation is limited to soil conservation and management of environmental effects related to the Tangoio Catchment Area.

120 - - - 120
Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses 109,938 10,936 - 10,936 120,874
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Crown Acquisitions - Huntly East (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of properties falling within Cabinet's approved policy area for Huntly East subsidence zone.

500 1,000 - 1,000 1,500

Crown Purchases- Land Exchanges (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of land effecting boundary adjustments for works and to enable land exchanges as negotiated.

350 - - - 350

Land Tenure Reform Acquisitions (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the acquisition of the lessees' interest in pastoral lease land and purchase of any land and/or assets required to complete the acquisition of lessee interest in order to achieve Tenure Review outcomes under the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998, or to achieve Government high country objectives.

96,114 - - - 96,114
Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure 96,964 1,000 - 1,000 97,964
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure          

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Land Ownership and Management MCA (M85)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support the recovery of Canterbury through the purchase, clearance, maintenance and management of land affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.

56,800 71,465 - 71,465 128,265
Departmental Output Expenses          

Managing the Recovery

This category is limited to managing properties and associated issues relating to the Canterbury earthquakes.

4,200 1,689 - 1,689 5,889
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Clearance of built structures and associated works

This category is limited to the clearance of built structures and other works deemed necessary on land affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.

4,300 (119) - (119) 4,181

Initial write-down in the value of land and improvements

This category is limited to the write-down to fair value on the acquisition of land and improvements in Canterbury.

1,000 3,305 - 3,305 4,305

Loss on disposal of Land and Improvements

This category is limited to the loss incurred on disposal of land and improvements in Canterbury.

- 79,802 - 79,802 79,802

Management and Clearance of Land

This category is limited to costs arising from the management of properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes and anchor projects.

18,300 (13,376) - (13,376) 4,924

Mass Movement of Land

This category is limited to assisting the Christchurch City Council response to the landslide hazards in the Port Hills exacerbated by the Canterbury earthquakes.

- 597 - 597 597

Purchase of land and improvements operational

This category is limited to the purchase of land and improvements and other associated operating costs relating to properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.

- 17,952 - 17,952 17,952

Write down in the value of land and improvements

This category is limited to the write down in the value of land and improvements in Canterbury (other than on acquisition or disposal).

- 115 - 115 115
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Purchase of land and improvements capital

This category is limited to the purchase of land and improvements and other capital costs relating to properties affected by the Canterbury earthquakes.

29,000 (18,500) - (18,500) 10,500

Crown Land MCA (M44)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to enable the best economic, environmental and recreational uses of Crown-owned and Crown-used land.

51,500 1,095 - 1,095 52,595
Departmental Output Expenses          

Centralised clearance service for acquisitions and disposals

This category is limited to statutory decision making on land acquisitions and disposals by the Crown and road legislation actions for local authorities and related work.

1,198 - - - 1,198

Land disposal services for other agencies

This category is limited to costs associated with the disposal of land and improvements that have been assigned to Land Information New Zealand for disposal.

19,291 935 - 935 20,226

Land Information New Zealand Biosecurity Programme

This category is limited to the delivery of the Land Information New Zealand Biosecurity Programme.

5,301 510 - 510 5,811

Management of Crown Land

This category is limited to the management of the Crown's interest in land, including disposals, related liabilities, and establishing standards relating to Crown Land.

25,710 (350) - (350) 25,360

Location Based Information MCA (M44)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to enable location information to be widely available, easily accessible and readily used.

24,040 3,460 - 3,460 27,500
Departmental Output Expenses          

Administration of the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha O Aotearoa

This category is limited to the official geographic naming activities of the New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha O Aotearoa.

783 - - - 783

Land Information New Zealand Location Based Information Infrastructure

This category is limited to costs associated with the collection, authorisation, maintenance and dissemination of location based information.

18,317 1,150 - 1,150 19,467

Leading the New Zealand Geospatial Strategy

This category is limited to the delivery and ongoing support of Spatial Data Infrastructure.

2,948 - - - 2,948

Regional elevation data capture - administration

This category is limited to the administration of the regional elevation data project with approved Regional Councils as outlined in the New Zealand Regional Elevation Data Capture Project Memorandum of Understanding 2018.

- 260 - 260 260

Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)

This category is limited to establishing and operating the SBAS system, to improve the accuracy, integrity and availability of basic Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals.

1,992 - - - 1,992
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Regional elevation data capture - delivery

This category is limited to the delivery of the regional elevation data project with approved Regional Councils as outlined in the New Zealand Regional Elevation Data Capture Project Memorandum of Understanding 2018.

- 2,050 - 2,050 2,050

Managing the Overseas Investment Regime MCA (M44)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to achieve compliance with the Overseas Investment Act 2005.

31,997 (12,979) - (12,979) 19,018
Departmental Output Expenses          

Administering the Overseas Investment Regime (other than residential property)

This category is limited to the assessment of applications for consent to acquiring investments (other than residential property) in New Zealand.

9,812 (2,079) - (2,079) 7,733

Administering the Residential Property Regime

This category is limited to the development and operation of the system for the assessment of applications for consent to acquire or develop residential property.

13,709 (10,270) - (10,270) 3,439

Monitoring and Enforcement of the Overseas Investment Regime

This category is limited to monitoring and enforcing compliance by overseas investors in New Zealand with the Overseas Investment Act 2005.

8,476 (630) - (630) 7,846

Policy Advice and Related Services MCA (M44)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to provide policy advice and other support to Ministers in discharging their policy decision-making and other portfolio responsibilities.

3,643 1,500 - 1,500 5,143
Departmental Output Expenses          

Ministerial Services, Appointments, Implementation and Operational Policy

This category is limited to the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities, including appointments to boards, the implementation of policy decisions and development of operational policy.

650 - - - 650

Policy Advice

This category is limited to the provision of advice (including second opinion advice and contributions to policy advice led by other agencies) to support decision-making by Ministers on government policy matters relating to land, property and geospatial information.

2,993 1,500 - 1,500 4,493

Property Rights MCA (M44)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to ensure that property rights and information are clear, certain, easily tradable and accessible.

71,966 8,000 - 8,000 79,966
Departmental Output Expenses          

Regulating Valuation

This category is limited to the certification of rating revaluations and the administration of the Valuers Registration Board.

2,516 - - - 2,516

The Survey and Title system

This category is limited to the provision of the system for providing information, transacting and recording land property rights including establishing standards.

69,450 8,000 - 8,000 77,450

Purchase and Preparation of Assets for Possible Use in future Treaty of Waitangi Settlements MCA (M74)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to support the Treaty settlement process through providing for the purchase and preparation of assets for potential use in Treaty settlements.

13,706 3,454 - 3,454 17,160
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Preparation of Assets

This category is limited to the clearance of built structures, the removal of hazardous material and other works deemed necessary to prepare the asset for possible use in future Treaty of Waitangi Settlements.

7,706 3,341 - 3,341 11,047
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Purchase of Assets

This category is limited to the purchase of assets for possible use in future Treaty of Waitangi Settlements.

6,000 113 - 113 6,113
Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure 253,652 75,995 - 75,995 329,647
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations 488,924 77,631 - 77,631 566,555

Multi-Year Appropriations

Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000
Departmental Output Expenses    

Hydrographic Survey (M44)

This appropriation is limited to the collection and analysis of location-based information from marine, coastal and related environments.

Commences: 01 October 2018

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 20,300
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 20,300
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 9,245
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 6,850
Estimate for 2020/21 4,205
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations

  2019/20
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Cumulative
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations 488,924 77,631 - 77,631 566,555
Total Forecast MYA Departmental Output Expenses 5,100 1,750 - 1,750 6,850
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations 494,024 79,381 - 79,381 573,405

Capital Injection Authorisations

  2019/20
Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Cumulative
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Land Information New Zealand - Capital Injection (M44) 10,800 (7,800) - (7,800) 3,000

Supporting Information

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Cumulative Supplementary Estimates Total
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Appropriations          
Output Expenses 8,470 1,750 500 2,250 10,720
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 109,938 - 10,936 10,936 120,874
Capital Expenditure 121,964 (10,800) 1,000 (9,800) 112,164
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
   Output Expenses 187,346 715 2,050 2,765 190,111
   Other Expenses 31,306 - 91,617 91,617 122,923
   Capital Expenditure 35,000 N/A (18,387) (18,387) 16,613
Total Appropriations 494,024 (8,335) 87,716 79,381 573,405
Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts          
Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Non-Tax Revenue 116,700 N/A 2,054 2,054 118,754
Capital Receipts 91,797 N/A 9,740 9,740 101,537
Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts 208,497 N/A 11,794 11,794 220,291

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Bad and Doubtful Debts (M44)
Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to the provision for writing off bad and doubtful debts.
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by a further $1.100 million to $1.945 million for 2019/20 to allow for the increase in the provision for bad and doubtful debts as a result of forecast impacts of COVID-19.

Depreciation (M44)
Scope of Appropriation
This appropriation is limited to depreciation of buildings on surplus Crown land.
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by a further $1.100 million to $3.959 million for 2019/20 as a result of a fiscally neutral transfer to the Bad and Doubtful Debts appropriation for COVID-19 impacts.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 16 June 2020