Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Tourism - Supplementary Estimates 2014/15

Note 67

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015, Vote Tourism was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Tourism (M69)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND EMPLOYMENT: Minister for Economic Development

Details of Appropriations and Capital Injections#

Annual and Permanent Appropriations#

  2014/15
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000

Departmental Output Expenses

     

Policy Advice - Tourism (M69)

This appropriation 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.
2,552 700 3,252

Tourism Data and Operational Policy, Ministerial Servicing and Crown Entity Monitoring (M69)

This appropriation is limited to collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on tourism; development of operational policies in relation to Tourism issues, research support, services to support the Minister, monitoring the performance and compliance of Crown Entities, and administering grants programmes.
4,748 (89) 4,659

Total Departmental Output Expenses

7,300 611 7,911

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Marketing of New Zealand as a Visitor Destination (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the promotion of New Zealand as a visitor destination in key overseas markets.
113,350 - 113,350

Tourism Growth Partnership (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the support of partnerships with industry that address strategic issues in the tourism sector.
7,990 (556) 7,434

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

121,340 (556) 120,784

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

Contribution to Wero Facilities (M69)

This appropriation is limited to payment of a grant to the Counties Manukau Pacific Trust to assist in the development of the "Wero" facility as a regional community resource in South Auckland.
- 2,000 2,000

Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance to maintain the quality of the Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
2,000 - 2,000

National Cycleway Fund - Extension (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance for the development of a National Cycleway.
- 500 500

New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Seed Funding (M69)

This appropriation is limited to the provision of operational funding to the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated.
349 - 349

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

2,349 2,500 4,849

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

130,989 2,555 133,544

Supporting Information#

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole#

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

  2014/15
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 128,640 611 (556) 55 128,695
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 2,349 - 2,500 2,500 4,849
Capital Expenditure - - - - -
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
Output Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - N/A - - -

Total Appropriations

130,989 611 1,944 2,555 133,544

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

         
Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Non-Tax Revenue - N/A - - -
Capital Receipts - N/A - - -

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

- N/A - - -

Part 2 - Details of Departmental Appropriations#

2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses

Policy Advice - Tourism (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation 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.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $700,000 to $3.252 million for 2014/15 as a result of a transfer from the Tourism Data and Operational Policy, Ministerial Servicing and Crown Entity Monitoring appropriation to accurately reflect the use of resources in this appropriation.

Tourism Data and Operational Policy, Ministerial Servicing and Crown Entity Monitoring (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of data on tourism; development of operational policies in relation to Tourism issues, research support, services to support the Minister, monitoring the performance and compliance of Crown Entities, and administering grants programmes.

Expenses and Revenue

  2014/15
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 4,748 (89) 4,659
Revenue from the Crown 4,664 (144) 4,520
Revenue from Others 84 55 139

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve improved international flows of people, ideas, investment and trade.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $89,000 to $4.659 million for 2014/15. $700,000 was transferred to the Policy Advice - Tourism appropriation to accurately reflect the use of resources in that appropriation. This transfer was partially offset by the following:

  • $556,000 transfer from the Tourism Growth Partnership appropriation to this appropriation to assist with the China Market Information Programme (CMIP). The CMIP offers dollar-for-dollar support to individual businesses undertaking research on the China visitor market to inform product development, and
  • $55,000 adjustment due to the recognition of showing revenue and expenditure separately for contributions from other organisations for the International Visitor Survey and Convention Research programmes.

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations#

3.1 - Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Marketing of New Zealand as a Visitor Destination (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the promotion of New Zealand as a visitor destination in key overseas markets.

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve an increase in the value of international visitors to New Zealand.

Tourism Growth Partnership (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the support of partnerships with industry that address strategic issues in the tourism sector.

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the strategic changes required to overcome constraints to growth, and lift the value that international tourism delivers to New Zealand.

End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by the Minister of Tourism in the Vote Tourism Non-Departmental Appropriations Report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $556,000 to $7.434 million for 2014/15 as a result of a transfer to the Tourism Data and Operational Policy, Ministerial Servicing and Crown Entity Monitoring appropriation to support the China Market Information Programme (CMIP). The CMIP offers dollar-for-dollar support to individual businesses undertaking research on the China visitor market to inform product development.

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Contribution to Wero Facilities (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to payment of a grant to the Counties Manukau Pacific Trust to assist in the development of the "Wero" facility as a regional community resource in South Auckland.

Expenses

  2014/15
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation - 2,000 2,000

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve assistance to the Counties Manukau Pacific Trust for the development of the "Wero" facility as a white water rafting facility in South Auckland.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Finance Act as the amount of this annual appropriation for a non-departmental other expense is less than $5 million.

Service Providers

  2014/15    
Provider Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Reporting to the
House
Expiry of
Resourcing
Commitment
Counties Manukau Pacific Trust - 2,000 2,000 See above As per contract

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation was established during the 2014/15 financial year to provide funding to the Counties Manukau Pacific Trust to assist with the development of new facilities adjacent to their existing Vodafone Events centre.

Conditions on Use of Appropriation

Reference Conditions
Cabinet decision The $2 million (GST exclusive) lump sum should be spent on the development of the Wero facility in South Auckland.

Maintaining the Quality of the Great Rides (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance to maintain the quality of the Great Rides of Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the maintenance, long-term sustainability and success of the Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Finance Act as the amount of this annual appropriation for a non-departmental other expense is less than $5 million.

National Cycleway Fund - Extension (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the provision of financial assistance for the development of a National Cycleway.

Expenses

  2014/15
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation - 500 500

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the completion of the National Cycleway Project - Nga Haerenga, (The New Zealand Cycle Trails) to the required standard and thereby provide economic and social benefits for communities.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $500,000 for 2014/15 due to a transfer from 2013/14 to reflect delays in the construction work on the "Around the Mountains" cycle trail.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Finance Act as the amount of this annual appropriation for a non-departmental other expense is less than $5 million.

New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Seed Funding (M69)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to the provision of operational funding to the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated.

What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the provision of operational funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail Incorporated Society to promote the long term sustainability and success of the Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

End of Year Performance Reporting

An exemption was granted under s15D(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Finance Act as the amount of this annual appropriation for a non-departmental other expense is less than $5 million.