Supplementary estimates of appropriations

Vote Transport - Supplementary Estimates 2015/16

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 and Permanent Appropriations#

  2015/16
Titles and Scopes of Appropriations by Appropriation Type Estimates
Budget
$000
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.
519 141 660

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.
230 54 284

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.
1,201 - 1,201

Total Departmental Output Expenses

1,950 195 2,145

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.
350 300 650

Total Departmental Capital Expenditure

350 300 650

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.
5,233 - 5,233

Crash Analysis (M72)

This appropriation is limited to operating the Crash Analysis System and performing associated crash analysis and research activities.
775 - 775

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.
2,006,000 38,200 2,044,200

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.
3,316 - 3,316

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.
7,478 529 8,007

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.
95 200 295

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.
21,212 - 21,212

Total Non-Departmental Output Expenses

2,051,581 38,929 2,090,510

Non-Departmental Other Expenses

     

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 1,000 5,000

Membership of International Organisations (M72)

This appropriation is limited to non-discretionary payments to international transport related organisations.
743 (90) 653

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.
28,129 400 28,529

Tauranga Maritime Incident Response (M72)

This appropriation is limited to responding to the MV Rena grounding off Tauranga.
200 836 1,036

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.
20,000 (10,000) 10,000

Total Non-Departmental Other Expenses

56,842 (7,854) 48,988

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

     

Auckland Transport Package Loan (M72)

This appropriation is limited to a loan to the New Zealand Transport Agency to accelerate projects in the Auckland Transport Package.
145,000 4,000 149,000

Maritime New Zealand (M72)

This appropriation is limited to capital injection to Maritime New Zealand.
3,100 3,518 6,618

National Land Transport Programme - New Infrastructure for and Renewal of State Highways PLA (M72)

The estimated amount to be spent on capital works for new infrastructure and renewal of State Highways, as authorised by Section 9 (3) and (4) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.
1,008,270 (105,428) 902,842

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.
29,000 (5,990) 23,010

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.
209,800 - 209,800

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.
12,023 4,490 16,513

Roading - Reinstatement of earthquake damaged roads in Christchurch - Loan (M72)

This appropriation is limited to a loan to the New Zealand Transport Agency for the reinstatement of earthquake damaged local roads in Christchurch.
123,420 (66,000) 57,420

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.
15,000 (13,000) 2,000

Total Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

2,045,613 (178,410) 1,867,203

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

     

Policy Advice and Related Outputs MCA (M72)

The 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.
30,843 482 31,325
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.
900 200 1,100
Ministerial Servicing
This category is limited to services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio (other than policy decision-making) responsibilities.
2,600 100 2,700
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.
27,343 182 27,525

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

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to regulate civil aviation and enhance aviation safety in New Zealand.
2,219 468 2,687
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
     
Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Civil Aviation
This category is limited to health and safety activities, for which there is a designated responsibility.
440 468 908
International Relations and International Civil Aviation Organisation 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

Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Maritime MCA (M72)

The overarching purpose of this appropriation is to regulate and enhance safety in New Zealand's maritime environment.
7,243 612 7,855
Non-Departmental Output Expenses
     
Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime
This category is limited to health and safety activities, for which there is a designated responsibility.
954 512 1,466
Maritime Incident Response
This category is limited to building capability to respond to complex maritime pollution incidents.
733 100 833
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.
3,478 - 3,478

Total Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

40,305 1,562 41,867

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

4,196,641 (145,278) 4,051,363

Multi-Year Appropriations#

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

Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

   

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 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation 2,000
Adjustments to 2014/15 101
Adjustments for 2015/16 (300)
Adjusted Appropriation 1,801
Actual to 2014/15 Year End 1,051
Estimated Actual for 2015/16 750
Estimated Actual for 2016/17 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Regional State Highways (M72)

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

Commences: 01 July 2014

Expires: 30 June 2017
Original Appropriation 97,000
Adjustments to 2014/15 -
Adjustments for 2015/16 -
Adjusted Appropriation 97,000
Actual to 2014/15 Year End 12,000
Estimated Actual for 2015/16 44,000
Estimated Actual for 2016/17 41,000
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts#

  2015/16
  Estimates
Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
Budget
$000
Total
Budget
$000
Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations 4,196,641 (145,278) 4,051,363
Total MYA Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure Forecasts 74,000 (29,250) 44,750

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations and Multi-Year Appropriation Forecasts

4,270,641 (174,528) 4,096,113

Capital Injection Authorisations#

  2015/16
  Estimates Budget
$000
Supplementary
Estimates Budget
$000
Total Budget
$000
Ministry of Transport - Capital Injection (M72) - - -

Supporting Information#

Part 1 - Vote as a Whole#

1.2 - Trends in the Vote

Summary of Financial Activity

  2015/16
    Supplementary Estimates  
  Estimates
$000
Departmental
Transactions
$000
Non-Departmental
Transactions
$000
Total
Transactions
$000
Total
$000

Appropriations

         
Output Expenses 2,053,531 195 38,929 39,124 2,092,655
Benefits or Related Expenses - N/A - - -
Borrowing Expenses - - - - -
Other Expenses 56,842 - (7,854) (7,854) 48,988
Capital Expenditure 2,119,963 300 (207,660) (207,360) 1,912,603
Intelligence and Security Department Expenses and Capital Expenditure - - N/A - -
Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure (MCA)          
Output Expenses 40,305 482 1,080 1,562 41,867
Other Expenses - - - - -
Capital Expenditure - N/A - - -

Total Appropriations

4,270,641 977 (175,505) (174,528) 4,096,113

Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

         
Tax Revenue 1,494,567 N/A 4,035 4,035 1,498,602
Non-Tax Revenue 9,500 N/A 560 560 10,060
Capital Receipts 29,000 N/A (5,990) (5,990) 23,010

Total Crown Revenue and Capital Receipts

1,533,067 N/A (1,395) (1,395) 1,531,672

Part 2 - Details of Departmental Appropriations#

2.1 - Departmental Output Expenses

Fuel Excise Duty Refund Administration (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

Expenses and Revenue

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 519 141 660
Revenue from the Crown 429 116 545
Revenue from Others 90 25 115

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by:

  • $25,000 due to additional costs during the year from the increased volume of refund requests. These costs were covered by funding received from the Accident Compensation Corporation.
  • $116,000 from the Crown to cover increased costs and one-off system improvement projects.

Milford Sound / Piopiotahi Aerodrome Operation and Administration (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

Expenses and Revenue

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Total Appropriation 230 54 284
Revenue from the Crown - - -
Revenue from Others 230 54 284

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Operating costs within third-party revenue

New measure Achieved Achieved

Operating costs within third-party revenue

230,000 No longer a measure No longer a measure

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $54,000 to $284,000 due to higher revenue from landings and an increase in expenditure.

2.3 - Departmental Capital Expenditure and Capital Injections

Ministry of Transport - Capital Expenditure PLA (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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.

Capital Expenditure

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary
Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Forests/Agricultural - - -
Land - - -
Property, Plant and Equipment 140 420 560
Intangibles 210 (120) 90
Other - - -

Total Appropriation

350 300 650

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $300,000 to $650,000 in line with the Ministry's forecast capital expenditure. The forecast assumes some costs of relocating the Ministry's Wellington office will be in 2015/16, although it appears increasingly likely all such costs will be in 2016/17.

Capital Injections and Movements in Departmental Net Assets

Ministry of Transport

Details of Net Asset Schedule 2015/16
Main Estimates Projections
$000
2015/16
Supplementary Estimates Projections
$000
Explanation of Projected Movements in 2015/16
Opening Balance 2,810 2,810 Supplementary Estimates opening balance reflects the audited results as at 30 June 2015.
Capital Injections - -  
Capital Withdrawals - (505) Transfer of land at Kaikohe from the Ministry to Land Information New Zealand.
Surplus to be Retained (Deficit Incurred) - 375 Savings made in 2015/16 to be used to fund costs of relocating the Ministry's Wellington office in 2016/17.
Other Movements - 505 Recognition of land at Kaikohe in the Ministry's accounts.

Closing Balance

2,810 3,185  

Part 3 - Details of Non-Departmental Appropriations#

3.1 - Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Accident or Incident Investigation and Reporting (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Average cost of domestic inquiries closed

New measure $127,000 $127,000

Judicial reviews of Commission inquiries that overturn decisions or identify process issues

New measure Nil Nil

National Land Transport Programme PLA (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Increase in cycling trip legs per person across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

32 million No longer a measure No longer a measure

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $38.200 million to $2,044.200 million due to changes in how the New Zealand Transport Agency proposes to spend its funding and the split between operating and capital expenditure.

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

Scope of Appropriation

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.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

People who recall boating safety television advertising (as gauged by survey)

75% No longer a measure No longer a measure

End of Year Performance Reporting

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

Service Providers

Provider 2015/16
Final Budgeted
$000
2015/16
Estimated Actual
$000
2016/17
Budget
$000
Expiry of
Resourcing
Commitment

Crown entities

         
Maritime New Zealand 4,584 - 4,584 See above -

Non-Government Organisations

         
Coastguard New Zealand 1,874 529 2,403 See above -
New Zealand Land Search & Rescue Inc 650 - 650 See above -
Surf Life Saving New Zealand 200 - 200 See above -
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications 65 - 65 See above -
Mountain Safety Council 105 - 105 See above -

Total

7,478 529 8,007    

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $529,000 to $8.007 million due to additional funding for Coastguard NZ to make changes to its VHF radio and NowCasting transmission services.

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

Scope of Appropriation

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

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $200,000 to $295,000 due to additional administration costs incurred by the New Zealand Transport Agency in negotiating bulk funding arrangements for the SuperGold Card scheme from 2016/17 onwards.

3.4 - Non-Departmental Other Expenses

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

Scope of Appropriation

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

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $1 million to $5 million. This is because the New Zealand Transport Agency reduced a debt collection threshold in 2014/15 and this has generated more debt and consequently more debt being written off.

Membership of International Organisations (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $90,000 to $653,000 due to lower expenses than expected.

SuperGold Card - public transport concessions for cardholders (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

The appropriation increased by $400,000 to $28.529 million to allow for higher forecast costs.

Tauranga Maritime Incident Response (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to responding to the MV Rena grounding off Tauranga.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $836,000 to $1.036 million to meet the forecast costs of the Resource Management Act proceedings. The increase is due to:

  • $316,000 carried forward from 2014/15
  • $400,000 reprioritised from elsewhere within Vote Transport
  • $60,000 transfer from Vote Environment
  • $30,000 transfer from Vote Conservation, and
  • $30,000 transfer from Vote Primary Industries.

Urban Cycleways - Local Routes (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Percentage of activities that are delivered to agreed standards and timeframe - % of expenditure to agreed purpose

New measure 100% 100%

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $10 million to $10 million. This is the net of:

  • $26.670 million carried forward to 2016/17 and 2017/18 to align with expenditure profile (decrease)
  • $11.670 million transferred from the Urban Cycleways - Crown Assets capital appropriation to align with forecast expenditure (increase), and
  • $5 million carried forward from 2014/15 (increase).

3.5 - Non-Departmental Capital Expenditure

Auckland Transport Package Loan (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to a loan to the New Zealand Transport Agency to accelerate projects in the Auckland Transport Package.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $4 million to $149 million to align the appropriation with the New Zealand Transport Agency's borrowing profile. The maximum value of the loan did not increase.

Joint Venture Airports - Crown Contribution (M72)

Scope of Appropriation and Expenses

Type, Title, Scope and Period of Appropriations Appropriations, Adjustments and Use $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 2011

Expires: 30 June 2016
Original Appropriation 2,000
Adjustments to 2014/15 101
Adjustments for 2015/16 (300)
Adjusted Appropriation 1,801
Actual to 2014/15 Year End 1,051
Estimated Actual for 2015/16 750
Estimated Actual for 2016/17 -
Estimated Appropriation Remaining -

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased $300,000 to $750,000 due to a reprioritisation of funds to elsewhere within the Vote to meet forecast costs.

Maritime New Zealand (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to capital injection to Maritime New Zealand.

Components of the Appropriation

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000
Replacement ground station for Search and Rescue satellite system 3,100 1,742 4,842
Information Technology system to support Maritime Operator Safety System and Seafarer Certification Rules - 1,776 1,776
Total 3,100 3,518 6,618

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $3.518 million to $6.618 million due to a carry forward from 2014/15.

National Land Transport Programme - New Infrastructure for and Renewal of State Highways PLA (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

The estimated amount to be spent on capital works for new infrastructure and renewal of State Highways, as authorised by Section 9 (3) and (4) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $105.428 million to $902.842 million. The decrease is net of:

  • $93.401 million deficit accumulated to the National Land Transport Fund from the previous year due to a change in accounting policies (decrease)
  • $38.200 million transferred to the non-departmental output expense National Land Transport Programme PLA to reflect changes in how the New Zealand Transport Agency proposes to spend its funding and the split between operating and capital expenditure (decrease)
  • $18.533 million transferred to Vote Police for the Road Policing Programme (decrease)
  • $46.351 million from changes in the road tax revenue forecasts (increase), and
  • $1.645 million appropriated to other outputs that are funded from road tax revenue (decrease).

Rail - KiwiRail Equity Injection (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $5.990 million to $23.010 million to align with KiwiRail's forecast of property sales.

Rail - Wellington Metro Rail Network Upgrade (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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.

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased $4.490 million to $16.513 million due to the net of:

  • $7.490 million carried forward from 2014/15 (increase), and
  • $3 million carried forward to 2016/17 (decrease).

Roading - Reinstatement of earthquake damaged roads in Christchurch - Loan (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

This appropriation is limited to a loan to the New Zealand Transport Agency for the reinstatement of earthquake damaged local roads in Christchurch.

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Percentage of activities that are delivered to agreed standards and timeframes

100% No longer a measure No longer a measure

Percentage of expenditure spent on agreed purpose

New measure 100% 100%

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $66 million to $57.420 million due to the net of:

  • $48 million carried forward from 2014/15 (increase), and
  • $114 million carried forward to 2016/17 (decrease).

These changes were to align the appropriation with the New Zealand Transport Agency's expected borrowing profile. The maximum value of the loan did not change.

Urban Cycleways - Crown Assets (M72)

Scope of Appropriation

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

How Performance will be Assessed and End of Year Reporting Requirements

  2015/16
Performance Measures Estimates
Standard
Supplementary
Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Percentage of activities that are delivered to agreed standards and timeframe - % of expenditure to agreed purpose from the Cycling Investment Panel

New measure New measure 1

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation decreased by $13 million to $2 million to align with forecast expenditure. The decrease is due to:

  • $11.670 million transferred to the Urban Cycleways - Local Routes operating expenditure appropriation (decrease), and
  • $1.330 million carried forward to 2016/17 (decrease)

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

Multi-Category Expenses and Capital Expenditure

Policy Advice and Related Outputs (M72)

Overarching Purpose Statement

The 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

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

30,843 482 31,325

Departmental Output Expenses

     
Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies 900 200 1,100
Ministerial Servicing 2,600 100 2,700
Policy Advice 27,343 182 27,525

Funding for Departmental Output Expenses

     

Revenue from the Crown

30,843 219 31,062
Governance and Performance Advice on Crown Agencies 900 200 1,100
Ministerial Servicing 2,600 100 2,700
Policy Advice 27,343 (81) 27,262

Revenue from Others

- 263 263
Policy Advice - 263 263

How Performance will be Assessed for this Appropriation

  2015/16
Assessment of Performance Estimates
Standard
Supplementary Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

There is a reduction in the rate of growth of carbon dioxide emissions from domestic transport per capita in the medium term

New measure New measure On track

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $482,000 to $31.325 million. This is due to the net of:

  • $400,000 carried forward from 2014/15 (increase)
  • $263,000 of additional revenue from third parties (increase)
  • $100,000 reprioritised to elsewhere within the Vote to meet forecast costs (decrease), and
  • $81,000 transferred to Vote Finance for the Budget 2015 system package of initiatives (decrease).

In addition to the above, $300,000 of funding was reprioritised from Policy Advice to the two other categories to reflect forecast expenditure as the costs varied due to changing circumstances during the year.

Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Civil Aviation (M72)

Overarching Purpose Statement

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

Scope of Appropriation

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Civil Aviation
This category is limited to health and safety activities, for which there is a designated responsibility.
International Relations and International Civil Aviation Organisation 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.
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.
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.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

2,219 468 2,687

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     
Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Civil Aviation 440 468 908
International Relations and International Civil Aviation Organisation Obligations 685 - 685
Ministerial Servicing - Civil Aviation 431 - 431
Policy Advice - Civil Aviation 663 - 663

How Performance will be Assessed for this Appropriation

  2015/16
Assessment of Performance Estimates
Standard
Supplementary Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

The 2015/16 survey results indicate an improvement over the June 2014 survey results in relation to the perceptions and confidence of the travelling public and other stakeholders in the safety and security of air transport. The June 2014 results are:

Survey results reflect an improvement over 2011 No longer a measure No longer a measure

Percentage of resident travellers that felt extremely or very safe and secure

72% No longer a measure No longer a measure

Percentage of overseas travellers that felt extremely or very safe and secure

86% No longer a measure No longer a measure

Percentage of 27 key stakeholders were satisfied with the safety and security performance of the New Zealand civil aviation system

44% No longer a measure No longer a measure

What is Intended to be Achieved with each Category and How Performance will be Assessed

  2015/16
Assessment of Performance Estimates
Standard
Supplementary Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Policy Advice - Civil Aviation

     

This category is intended to achieve a high level of safety and security standards within the New Zealand civil aviation system.

     

Development of sound policy advice proactively identifies and addresses regulatory issues within the Civil Aviation system.

     

Policy papers meet the standards set out in the CAA policy development procedures as assessed by an annual independent audit.

95% meet standard No longer a measure No longer a measure

Percentage of policy papers that meet the standards set out in the CAA policy development procedures, i.e., quality and timeliness of deliverables (assessed by annual independent audit).

New measure 95% 95%

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $468,000 to $2.867 million to fund the implementation of the new responsibilities of the Civil Aviation Authority under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 which came into force on 4 April 2016.

Policy Advice and Related Outputs - Maritime (M72)

Overarching Purpose Statement

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

Scope of Appropriation

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime
This category is limited to health and safety activities, for which there is a designated responsibility.
Maritime Incident Response
This category is limited to building capability to respond to complex maritime pollution incidents.
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
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.

Expenses, Revenue and Capital Expenditure

  2015/16
  Estimates
$000
Supplementary Estimates
$000
Total
$000

Total Appropriation

7,243 612 7,855

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     
Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime 954 512 1,466
Maritime Incident Response 733 100 833
Maritime Safety and Marine Protection Services 2,078 - 2,078
Policy Advice - Maritime 3,478 - 3,478

What is Intended to be Achieved with each Category and How Performance will be Assessed

  2015/16
Assessment of Performance Estimates
Standard
Supplementary Estimates
Standard
Total
Standard

Non-Departmental Output Expenses

     

Health and Safety in Employment Activities - Maritime

     

This category is intended to achieve the provision of regulatory services that are established under Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 as the responsibility of Maritime New Zealand.

     

Prosecutions brought under the Health and Safety Act and the Maritime Transport Act that are successful

75% No longer a measure No longer a measure

Prosecutions brought under the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Maritime Transport Act that are successful

New measure New measure 75%

Policy Advice - Maritime

     

This category is intended to achieve the development of fit for purpose policy in relation to maritime safety, security and environmental protection; and the provision of services to Ministers to enable them to discharge their portfolio accountabilities.

     

All written policy advice papers to Ministers and the Ministry of Transport meet Maritime New Zealand's quality criteria (content, form and analysis)

100% No longer a measure No longer a measure

All written policy advice papers to Ministers and the Ministry of Transport are completed by the due date

100% No longer a measure No longer a measure

All written advice to Minister of Transport and the Ministry of Transport meet Maritime New Zealand's quality criteria (content, form and analysis)

New measure 100% 100%

All written advice to Minister of Transport and the Ministry of Transport are completed by the due date

New measure 100% 100%

Reasons for Change in Appropriation

This appropriation increased by $612,000 to $7.855 million due to:

  • $512,000 of additional funding for the implementation of the new responsibilities of Maritime NZ under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 which came into force on 4 April 2016 and
  • $100,000 carried forward from 2014/15 for the Maritime Incident Response category.