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Heritage services

Output performance measures and standards

This covers the management of new memorial projects, national monuments, war and historic graves; the administration of legislation and grants; and the researching, writing and publication of New Zealand history and reference works, including Te Ara – the online encyclopedia of New Zealand.

 

Budget service standard
2010/11

Achieved

2010/11

Acceptance of Ministerial submissions in relation to the Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act

100%

100%

Administration of Protected Objects Act

Export application decisions are upheld on appeal

100%

100%

Administration of the Government Exhibition
Indemnification Scheme

Compliance with indemnification criteria

Applicant timing requirements met

100%

100%

100%

100%

Administration of legislation relating to commemorative days
and the symbols and emblems of NZ sovereignty

Acceptance of Ministerial submissions

100%

100%

 

The researching, writing and publication of NZ history
and reference works

(a) Progressing and/or completing (digital) history projects 
     according to plans:
•   Development of planned interactive material for
    NZHistory.net.nz
•   Development of planned content for younger users
    of NZHistory.net.nz
•   Development of planned content for history and
    history-related curriculum
•   Annual number of unique visitors to NZHistory.net.nz
•   WW1 centenary commemorative website
•   28th Māori Battalion in WW1 website

(b) Completion of (non-digital) history projects plan:
•   Royal New Zealand Air Force 75th anniversary history
•   From Memory (War Oral History Programme) – 
    commence interviews with civilians, commence J and K
    Force interviews
•   From Memory (War Oral History Programme) – interviews   
    with J and K Force
•   Vietnam oral history project
•   Prime Ministers and Cabinet

 

100%

 

100%

 

100%

 

800,000

90%

90%

 

90%

90%

 

90%

 

90%

90%

100%

 

100%

 

100%

 

1,323,141

100%

100%

 

100%

100%

 

100%

 

100%

100%

Budget service standard
2010/11

Achieved

2010/11

Administer grants for the provision of advice on NZ history

Application processing standards for administering grants to
NZ history are met

100%

 

100%

 

The researching, writing and publication of NZ reference works, including the online encyclopedia of NZ

Additional themes by 30 June 2011

Publications from Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand online content

Annual visits to www.TeAra.govt.nz

New regions in Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
by 30 June 2011

1

1

 

2.5 million

4

 

1

1

 

2.2 million

4

 

New Zealand cultural events – Provide online information about and access to NZ cultural events and providers through Eventfinder.co.nz

Number of visitors to the website

Events and Attractions listed on the website

Number of organisations contributing content

4 million

3,500

Increase in contributing organisations

 

4 million

3,500

Increase in contributing organisations

       

For Conditions on Use of Appropriation refer to Māori, Other Populations and Cultural Sector – Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations for the year ending 30 June 2011.

Financial performance – Heritage services

Actual 2009/10

$000

 

Actual
2010/11

$000

Main Estimates 2010/11
$000

Supp. Estimates 2010/11
$000

7,306

Revenue Crown

7,382

7,459

7,382

244

Revenue other

233

116

233

7,550

Total revenue

7,615

7,575

7,615

7,358

Total expenses

7,512

7,575

7,615

192

Surplus/(deficit)

103

Major variances are explained in the Financial Statements: Note 17 (see page 42).


Updated on 23rd July 2015