Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Transport - Addition to the Supplementary Estimates 2019/20

Vote Transport#

APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Minister of Transport (M72)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Ministry of Transport

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT: Minister of Transport

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 Output Expenses          

Fuel Excise Duty Refund Administration (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the receipt and processing of applications for, and the refunding of, Fuel Excise Duty.

738 - - - 738

Milford Sound / Piopiotahi Aerodrome Operation and Administration (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the operation of Milford Sound/Piopiotahi aerodrome to provide a safe and efficient airport.

325 163 - 163 488

Search and Rescue Activity Coordination PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent on the coordination of search and rescue activities as authorised by section 9(1) of Land Transport Management Act 2003.

2,240 61 - 61 2,301

Search and Rescue Training and Training Coordination (M72)

This appropriation is limited to search and rescue training and training coordination.

1,300 - - - 1,300
Total Departmental Output Expenses 4,603 224 - 224 4,827
Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Ministry of Transport - Capital Expenditure PLA (M72)

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

270 - - - 270
Total Departmental Capital Expenditure 270 - - - 270
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Accident or Incident Investigation and Reporting (M72)

This appropriation is limited to inquiries, investigations and activities in accordance with the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990.

5,520 - - - 5,520

Administration of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Transponders Rebate Scheme (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred in the administration of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast transponders rebate scheme.

- 350 - 350 350

Crash Analysis (M72)

This appropriation is limited to operating the Crash Analysis System and performing associated crash analysis and research activities.

775 - - - 775

Enhanced Road Maintenance - State Highways (M72)

This appropriation is limited to hazardous tree removal and enhanced road maintenance on state highways.

- 1,500 - 1,500 1,500

Health and Safety at Work Activities - Civil Aviation (M72)

This appropriation is limited to health and safety activities for the civil aviation sector, for which the Civil Aviation Authority has designated responsibility.

1,174 - - - 1,174

Health and Safety at Work Activities - Maritime (M72)

This appropriation is limited to health and safety activities for the maritime sector, for which Maritime New Zealand has designated responsibility.

6,191 47 - 47 6,238

Licensing Activities (M72)

This appropriation is limited to land transport licensing services, including driver licensing, not met by user fees.

2,550 - - - 2,550

Maritime Port Security (M72)

This appropriation is limited to standby screening and searching services at ports.

145 - - - 145

Ministerial Servicing by the New Zealand Transport Agency (M72)

This appropriation is limited to Ministerial servicing by the New Zealand Transport Agency.

548 - - - 548

National Land Transport Programme PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent on activities under the National Land Transport Programme, as authorised by section 9 (3) and (4) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

2,782,120 (26,601) - (26,601) 2,755,519

Rail - Maintaining an Electric Locomotive Fleet (M72)

This appropriation is limited to maintaining the operation of the existing electric locomotive fleet.

13,000 (4,600) - (4,600) 8,400

Road User Charges Investigation and Enforcement (M72)

This appropriation is limited to investigating evasion and enforcing of Road User Charges.

3,779 - - - 3,779

Road User Charges Refunds (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the processing of Road User Charge refunds.

450 - - - 450

Search and Rescue Activities (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of search and rescue activities and a search and rescue coordination service, including follow-up inquiries and reporting, associated with the searches and rescues undertaken.

3,231 - - - 3,231

Search and Rescue and Recreational Boating Safety Activities PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent in relation to search and rescue and recreational boating safety activities, as authorised under Section 9 (1) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

11,632 820 - 820 12,452

SuperGold Card - Administration of the Public Transport Concessions Scheme (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the administration costs of the scheme to provide enhanced public transport concessions for SuperGold cardholders.

95 - - - 95

Weather Forecasts and Warnings (M72)

This appropriation is limited to severe-weather warnings and a level of weather forecast services for land, coastal waters and oceanic areas for which New Zealand has international responsibility.

24,565 - - - 24,565
Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses 2,855,775 (28,484) - (28,484) 2,827,291
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Auckland City Rail Link - Operating (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the operating expenses incurred by the Crown for the Auckland City Rail Link project.

- 150 - 150 150

Bad Debt Provision - Motor Vehicle Registration/Licences and Road User Charges (M72)

This appropriation is limited to provision for bad debts that arise from non payment of motor vehicle registrations and road user charges.

4,000 3,620 - 3,620 7,620

Membership of International Organisations (M72)

This appropriation is limited to non-discretionary payments to international transport related organisations.

743 120 - 120 863

Rail - Public Policy Projects (M72)

This appropriation is limited to public policy rail initiatives.

3,270 - - - 3,270

Rail - Railway Safety (M72)

This appropriation is limited to public safety works.

500 - - - 500

SuperGold Card - public transport concessions for cardholders (M72)

This appropriation is limited to providing enhanced public transport concessions for SuperGold cardholders.

29,579 993 - 993 30,572

Urban Cycleways - Local Routes (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred on the investigation, design and construction of urban cycleways that will become the responsibility of local authorities.

1,783 4,295 - 4,295 6,078

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Palmerston North Premises (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expense by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency on their Palmerston North premises.

- 1,500 - 1,500 1,500
Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses 39,875 10,678 - 10,678 50,553
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Auckland City Rail Link (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the Crown's share of the total project costs of the Auckland City Rail Link.

468,407 (193,306) - (193,306) 275,101

Aviation Security Service Loans (M72)

This appropriation is limited to providing loans to the Civil Aviation Authority for the purpose of investing in Aviation Security Service security screening equipment.

41,000 (18,000) - (18,000) 23,000

Capital Investment Package - Roads, Walking and Cycling (M72)

This appropriation is limited to investment in specified roading, walking, and cycling projects that support the announced objectives of the Capital Investment Package.

- 34,460 - 34,460 34,460

Maritime New Zealand Capital Expenditure PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent in relation to Maritime New Zealand costs, as authorised by Section 9 (1) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

450 316 - 316 766

National Land Transport Programme Capital PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent on capital works under the National Land Transport Programme, as authorised by section 9 (3) and (4) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

960,480 (14,147) - (14,147) 946,333

NLTF Borrowing Facility for Short-Term Advances (M72)

This appropriation is limited to short-term advances to the New Zealand Transport Agency to manage variations between cash outlays from and flows of hypothecated revenue into the National Land Transport Fund, with the maximum amount of such advances at any one time not exceeding $250 million.

500,000 - - - 500,000

Rail - KiwiRail Equity Injection (M72)

This appropriation is limited to equity injections to KiwiRail Holdings Limited offset by property transactions in New Zealand Railways Corporation.

15,000 (2,000) - (2,000) 13,000

Rail - KiwiRail Holdings Limited (M72)

This appropriation is limited to a capital injection to KiwiRail Holdings Limited to finance approved capital expenditure on the New Zealand rail system.

473,000 8,040 - 8,040 481,040

Rail - KiwiRail Holdings Limited Loans (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to KiwiRail Holdings Limited to fund capital projects and provide working capital.

174,250 - - - 174,250

Rail - Wellington Metro Rail Network Upgrade (M72)

The appropriation is limited to catch up investment in the Wellington metro rail network which will enable sustainable operation of the network through the Metro Rail Operating model.

44,056 (595) - (595) 43,461

Regional State Highways (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the investigation, design and construction of regional State highways.

46,256 (3,066) - (3,066) 43,190

Urban Cycleways - Crown Assets (M72)

This appropriation is limited to capital expenditure on the investigation, design and construction of urban cycleways that will become Crown assets.

1,334 2,828 - 2,828 4,162

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Capital Contribution for Palmerston North Premises (M72)

This appropriation is limited to a capital contribution to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for Palmerston North premises expenditure.

- 4,800 - 4,800 4,800
Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure 2,724,233 (180,670) - (180,670) 2,543,563
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure          

Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCA (M72)

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.

44,138 11,468 300 11,768 55,906
Departmental Output Expenses          

Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies

This category is limited to monitoring of and advice on the governance, performance and capability of transport Crown agencies.

3,000 99 - 99 3,099

Ministerial Servicing

This category is limited to services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.

2,000 - - - 2,000

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 transport.

39,138 11,369 300 11,669 50,807

Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Civil Aviation MCA (M72)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to regulate civil aviation and enhance aviation safety in New Zealand.

2,549 700 - 700 3,249
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

International Relations and International Civil Aviation Organization Obligations

This category is limited to technical information and advice in relation to international matters affecting New Zealand aviation, to ensure the Minister's obligations in relation to international civil aviation agreements are met, and to promote the development of New Zealand aviation in the international context.

685 - - - 685

Ministerial Servicing - Civil Aviation

This category is limited to services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.

431 - - - 431

Policy Advice - Civil Aviation

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 civil aviation.

663 - - - 663
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Improving Safety in the Aviation Sector

This category is limited to the investigation, determining compliance, and enforcement of safety in the aviation sector.

770 700 - 700 1,470

Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Maritime MCA (M72)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to regulate and enhance safety in New Zealand's maritime environment.

6,191 - - - 6,191
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Maritime Incident Response

This category is limited to building capability to respond to complex maritime pollution incidents.

764 - - - 764

Maritime Safety and Marine Protection Services

This category is limited to the development and delivery of regulatory services which are the responsibility of Maritime New Zealand under legislation

2,078 - - - 2,078

Policy Advice - Maritime

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 and Ministerial servicing.

3,349 - - - 3,349

Reinstatement of the South Island Transport Corridors MCA (M72)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to deliver the outcome of reinstated transport corridors between Picton and Christchurch.

29,300 18,700 - 18,700 48,000
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Restoration of State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch

This category is limited to the restoration of State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch.

8,790 5,610 - 5,610 14,400
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Rebuild of State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch

This category is limited to the rebuild and improvement of State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch.

20,510 13,090 - 13,090 33,600

Tuawhenua Provincial Growth Fund - Transport Projects MCA (M72)

The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to achieve the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions through transport-related projects and studies that enable regions to be well connected from an economic and social perspective.

42,918 206,710 (18,000) 188,710 231,628
Non-Departmental Output Expenses          

Supporting Regional and Infrastructure Projects

This category is limited to supporting transport-related regional economic development initiatives.

- 3,995 - 3,995 3,995
Non-Departmental Other Expenses          

Enabling Infrastructure Projects

This category is limited to expenses incurred on local transport-related infrastructure projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

8,100 115,370 (2,000) 113,370 121,470

Regional Projects and Capability

This category is limited to supporting regional development through transport-related projects, capability building, and feasibility studies for potential transport-related projects.

1,000 3,865 26,000 29,865 30,865
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure          

Infrastructure Projects

This category is limited to capital expenditure for transport-related infrastructure projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

218 19,080 - 19,080 19,298

Rail Projects

This category is limited to a capital injection to KiwiRail Holdings Limited to finance approved rail-related projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

33,600 64,400 (42,000) 22,400 56,000
Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure 125,096 237,578 (17,700) 219,878 344,974
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations 5,749,852 39,326 (17,700) 21,626 5,771,478

Multi-Year Appropriations#

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

Protection of Transport Sector Agency Core Functions (M72)

This appropriation is limited to purchase of core services from the Civil Aviation Authority (including Avsec) and Maritime New Zealand that are no longer able to be cost-recovered from third parties as a result of COVID-19.

Commences: 01 April 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 236,600
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 236,600
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 35,200
Estimate for 2020/21 201,400
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Protection of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Core Regulatory Functions (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of core regulatory services from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency that are no longer able to be cost-recovered from third parties as a result of Covid-19.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 60,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 60,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 15,000
Estimate for 2020/21 45,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
Non-Departmental Other Expenses    

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Transponders Rebate Scheme (M72)

This appropriation is limited to rebates for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transponders rebate scheme to aircraft operators required to fit such equipment.

Commences: 01 August 2019

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 11,750
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 11,750
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 3,900
Estimate for 2020/21 3,925
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 3,925

Housing Infrastructure Fund - Fair Value Write Down (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the expense incurred in the fair-value write down of interest-free loans from the Housing Infrastructure Fund to the New Zealand Transport Agency.

Commences: 01 July 2018

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 122,230
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 122,230
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 99,811
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 -
Estimate for 2020/21 22,419
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Maintaining Airfreight Capacity (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred in supporting airlines and other aviation carriers to maintain air freight capacity.

Commences: 24 March 2020

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 328,500
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 328,500
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 198,500
Estimate for 2020/21 130,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Maintaining Essential Transport Connectivity (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred on maintaining essential transport connectivity by transport operators.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 35,300
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 35,300
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 33,700
Estimate for 2020/21 1,600
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Meeting fees, charges and levies on behalf of airlines (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the expenses incurred in meeting all passenger-based fees, charges and levies and all Airways fees and charges that are normally required to be paid by airlines.

Commences: 24 April 2020

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 74,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 74,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 52,000
Estimate for 2020/21 22,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure    

COVID-19 - NLTF Borrowing Facility (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to manage revenue shocks due to the impact of Covid-19 on the National Land Transport Fund.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 425,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 425,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 425,000
Estimate for 2020/21 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Housing Infrastructure Fund Loans (M72)

This appropriation is limited to interest-free loans from the Housing Infrastructure Fund of a duration of ten years or under to New Zealand Transport Agency to finance the transport infrastructure needed to unlock residential development.

Commences: 01 July 2018

Expires: 30 June 2023

Original Appropriation 357,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 357,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 3,000
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 30,000
Estimate for 2020/21 20,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 304,000

Joint Venture Airports - Crown Contribution (M72)

This appropriation is limited to enhancements to joint venture airport terminals and runways and the Crown's share of operating losses.

Commences: 01 July 2018

Expires: 30 June 2023

Original Appropriation 2,500
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 7,420
Adjusted Appropriation 9,920
Actual to 2018/19 Year End 1,019
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 2,133
Estimate for 2020/21 4,604
Estimated Appropriation Remaining 2,164

Loans to Essential Transport Operators (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to essential transport operators.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 15,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 15,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 12,000
Estimate for 2020/21 3,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Rail - New Zealand Railways Corporation Equity Injection (M72)

This appropriation is limited to equity injections to New Zealand Railways Corporation relating to property transactions funded by KiwiRail Holdings Limited.

Commences: 01 April 2020

Expires: 30 June 2024

Original Appropriation 45,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 45,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 30,000
Estimate for 2020/21 15,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Regulatory Loans (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for approved regulatory cost pressures.

Commences: 01 March 2020

Expires: 30 June 2024

Original Appropriation 35,500
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 35,500
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 25,390
Estimate for 2020/21 10,110
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 5,749,852 39,326 (17,700) 21,626 5,771,478
Total Forecast MYA Non-Departmental Output Expenses
(see Note 1)
- 35,200 60,000 95,200 95,200
Total Forecast MYA Non-Departmental Other Expenses
(see Note 2)
- 203,900 107,800 311,700 311,700
Total Forecast MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure
(see Note 3)
42,036 45,487 440,000 485,487 527,523
Total Annual Appropriations and Forecast Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriations 5,791,888 323,913 590,100 914,013 6,705,901

Note 1 - The amounts included in the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates figure, Cumulative Supplementary Estimates figure and the Total Budget figure in respect of the new MYA “Protection of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Core Regulatory Functions” include the entire appropriated amount (being the amount approved through the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates) rather than reflecting the forecast profile. The forecast profile can be found in the MYA tables above.

Note 2 - The amounts included in the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates figure, Cumulative Supplementary Estimates figure and the Total Budget figure in respect of the new MYAs “Maintaining Essential Transport Connectivity” and “Meeting fees, charges and levies on behalf of airlines” include the entire appropriated amount (the amount being approved through the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates) rather than reflecting the forecast profile. The forecast profiles for these MYAs can be found in the MYA tables above.

Note 3 - The amounts included in the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates figure, Cumulative Supplementary Estimates figure and the Total Budget figure in respect of the new MYAs “COVID-19 - NLTF Borrowing Facility” and “Loans to Essential Transport Operators” include the entire appropriated amount (being the amount approved through the Addition to the Supplementary Estimates) rather than reflecting the forecast profile. The forecast profile can be found in the MYA tables above.

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
Ministry of Transport - Capital Injection (M72) - 3,080 - 3,080 3,080

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 2,860,378 224 66,716 66,940 2,927,318
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 39,875 - 322,378 322,378 362,253
Capital Expenditure 2,766,539 - 304,817 304,817 3,071,356
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
   Output Expenses 60,898 11,768 9,605 21,373 82,271
   Other Expenses 9,870 - 143,935 143,935 153,805
   Capital Expenditure 54,328 N/A 54,570 54,570 108,898
Total Appropriations 5,791,888 11,992 902,021 914,013 6,705,901
Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts          
Tax Revenue 1,964,026 N/A (173,506) (173,506) 1,790,520
Non-Tax Revenue 10,060 N/A - - 10,060
Capital Receipts 15,000 N/A (2,000) (2,000) 13,000
Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts 1,989,086 N/A (175,506) (175,506) 1,813,580

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations#

3.1 - Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Protection of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Core Regulatory Functions (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Protection of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Core Regulatory Functions (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the purchase of core regulatory services from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency that are no longer able to be cost-recovered from third parties as a result of Covid-19.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 60,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 60,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 15,000
Estimate for 2020/21 45,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to achieve the protection of core regulatory functions provided by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency whose third party revenue base has been significantly impacted as a result of COVID-19.

 How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20
Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard
Funding is drawn down and utilised for the purposes and on the terms agreed to by Cabinet New Measure New Measure 100% 100%
End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency in its Annual Report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation of $60 million for 2019/20 to manage the cost pressures generated by the response to COVID-19 on Waka Kotahi's regulatory memorandum accounts and enable the agency to deliver its core regulatory functions across the land transport system.

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Maintaining Airfreight Capacity (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Maintaining Airfreight Capacity (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred in supporting airlines and other aviation carriers to maintain air freight capacity.

Commences: 24 March 2020

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 328,500
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 328,500
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 198,500
Estimate for 2020/21 130,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation was a new appropriation in the Supplementary Estimates with an original Appropriation amount of $330 million. In this Addition to the Supplementary Estimates the amount of the MYA is being decreased by $1.500 million due to the reallocation of funding to Vote Foreign Affairs and Trade to fund the operational and departmental costs associated with the air freight flights between New Zealand and Singapore. The combined effect of these two changes results in an original appropriation amount of $328.500 million as shown in the table above.

Maintaining Essential Transport Connectivity (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Maintaining Essential Transport Connectivity (M72)

This appropriation is limited to expenses incurred on maintaining essential transport connectivity by transport operators.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 35,300
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 35,300
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 33,700
Estimate for 2020/21 1,600
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
Components of the Appropriation
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Aviation Essential Connectivity - - 30,000 30,000
Non-aviation Essential Connectivity - - 3,700 3,700
Total - - 33,700 33,700
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to provide sector-specific support to maintain essential transport connectivity for the COVID-19 response and recovery. It will enable the government to respond quickly, on a case-by-case basis, where failure of a transport service would have significant negative social and economic outcomes.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20
Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard
Percentage of funds contracted by the end of the year New Measure New Measure 20% or more 20% or more
End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by the Minister of Transport in a report appended to the Ministry of Transport's annual report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation of $35.300 million for 2019/20 to provide sector-specific support to maintain essential transport connectivity for the COVID-19 response and recovery.

Meeting fees, charges and levies on behalf of airlines (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Meeting fees, charges and levies on behalf of airlines (M72)

This appropriation is limited to the expenses incurred in meeting all passenger-based fees, charges and levies and all Airways fees and charges that are normally required to be paid by airlines.

Commences: 24 April 2020

Expires: 30 June 2021

Original Appropriation 74,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 74,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 52,000
Estimate for 2020/21 22,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to provide financial support to airlines to pay passenger-based government charges as part of the COVID-19 Aviation Relief Package.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20
Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard
Qualifying payments are paid out within 15 days of receipt of a valid claim or request for payment under the terms and conditions of the aviation relief package. New Measure New Measure 90% 90%
End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by the Minister of Transport in a report appended to the Ministry of Transport's annual report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation of $74 million for 2019/20 to provide financial support to airlines to pay passenger-based government charges as part of the COVID-19 response.

3.5 - Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

COVID-19 - NLTF Borrowing Facility (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

COVID-19 - NLTF Borrowing Facility (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to manage revenue shocks due to the impact of Covid-19 on the National Land Transport Fund.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 425,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 425,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 425,000
Estimate for 2020/21 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to enable Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to manage the revenue impacts on the National Land Transport Fund arising from COVID-19.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20
Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard
The loan will be drawn down for the purposes and on the terms agreed between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and the Minister of Transport. New Measure New Measure 100% 100%
End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency in its annual report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation of $425 million for 2019/20 to enable Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to manage the cash flow impacts on the National Land Transport Fund arising from COVID-19.

Loans to Essential Transport Operators (M72)
Scope of Appropriation and Expenses
Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $000

Loans to Essential Transport Operators (M72)

This appropriation is limited to loans to essential transport operators.

Commences: 11 May 2020

Expires: 30 June 2022

Original Appropriation 15,000
Adjustments to 2018/19 -
Adjustments for 2019/20 -
Adjusted Appropriation 15,000
Actual to 2018/19 Year End -
Estimated Actual for 2019/20 12,000
Estimate for 2020/21 3,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -
What is Intended to be Achieved with this Appropriation

This appropriation is intended to provide sector-specific support to maintain essential transport connectivity for the COVID-19 response and recovery. It will enable the government to respond quickly, on a case-by-case basis, where failure of a transport service would have significant negative social and economic outcomes.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements
Assessment of Performance 2019/20
Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard
Percentage of funds contracted by the end of the year New Measure New Measure 20% or more 20% or more
End of Year Performance Reporting

Performance information for this appropriation will be reported by the Minister of Transport in a report appended to the Ministry of Transport's annual report.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This is a new appropriation of $15 million for 2019/20 to provide sector-specific support through loans to maintain essential transport connectivity for the COVID-19 response and recovery.

Part 4 - Details of Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure#

4 - Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Policy Advice and Related Outputs (M72)
Overarching Purpose Statement
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.
Scope of Appropriation

Departmental Output Expenses

Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies
This category is limited to monitoring of and advice on the governance, performance and capability of transport Crown agencies.

Ministerial Servicing
This category is limited to services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.

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 transport.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 44,138 11,468 300 55,906
Departmental Output Expenses        
Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies 3,000 99 - 3,099
Ministerial Servicing 2,000 - - 2,000
Policy Advice 39,138 11,369 300 50,807
Funding for Departmental Output Expenses        
Revenue from the Crown 44,138 6,032 300 50,470
Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies 3,000 99 - 3,099
Ministerial Servicing 2,000 - - 2,000
Policy Advice 39,138 5,933 300 45,371
Revenue from Others - 5,436 - 5,436
Policy Advice - 5,436 - 5,436
Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by a further $300,000 to $55.906 million for 2019/20 for the Ministry of Transport to contract external commercial expertise to support the assessment of requests and engagement on commercial issues in relation to the COVID-19 response and recovery.

Tuawhenua Provincial Growth Fund - Transport Projects (M72)
Overarching Purpose Statement
The single overarching purpose of this appropriation is to achieve the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions through transport-related projects and studies that enable regions to be well connected from an economic and social perspective.
Scope of Appropriation

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Supporting Regional and Infrastructure Projects
This category is limited to supporting transport-related regional economic development initiatives.

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

Enabling Infrastructure Projects
This category is limited to expenses incurred on local transport-related infrastructure projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

Regional Projects and Capability
This category is limited to supporting regional development through transport-related projects, capability building, and feasibility studies for potential transport-related projects.

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Infrastructure Projects
This category is limited to capital expenditure for transport-related infrastructure projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

Rail Projects
This category is limited to a capital injection to KiwiRail Holdings Limited to finance approved rail-related projects that contribute to the outcome of a lift in the productivity potential in the regions.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure
  2019/20
Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Addition to the
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 42,918 206,710 (18,000) 231,628
Non-Departmental Output Expenses        
Supporting Regional and Infrastructure Projects - 3,995 - 3,995
Non-Departmental Other Expenses        
Enabling Infrastructure Projects 8,100 115,370 (2,000) 121,470
Regional Projects and Capability 1,000 3,865 26,000 30,685
Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure        
Infrastructure Projects 218 19,080 - 19,298
Rail Projects 33,600 64,400 (42,000) 56,000
Service Providers for the Multi-Category Appropriation
Provider 2019/20
Final
Budgeted
$000
2019/20
Estimated
Actual
$000
2020/21
Budget
$000
Expiry of
Resourcing
Commitment
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency 82,228, 82,228 79,083 -
KiwiRail 149,400 149,400 122,100 -
Total 231,628 231,628 201,183  

The table above shows the main service providers for this appropriation.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by a further $18 million to $231.628 million for 2019/20 due to the net of:

  • $42 million transferred to Vote Business, Science and Innovation for the reprioritisation of the funding for Tourism Rail projects (decrease)
  • $26 million additional funding to fund rail projects to support worker redeployment in light of COVID-19. These projects include $13 million for deferred maintenance in regional New Zealand and $13 million for drainage improvements in regions (increase), and
  • $2 million transferred to Vote Business, Science and Innovation after the reprioritisation of the funding for the Dannevirke Rail Hub project (decrease).