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Section Five - Expenditure Administered by the Ministry

Section Five – Expenditure Administered by the Ministry

The chart below displays the Vote structure in terms of appropriation types for 2008/09:

 


 

 

$000

 

Departmental Output Expenses

 

15,165

 

Departmental Capital Expenses

 

377

 

Non-departmental Output Expenses

 

298,957

 

Non-departmental Other Expenses

 

39,107

 

Capital Expenditure

 

10,660

 

Total Annual and Permanent Appropriations

 

364,266

 

The chart below displays the proportion of funding from each non-departmental output to the total non-departmental output expenses:

 

 

 

$000

 

Management of Historic Places

 

12,514

 

Museum Services

 

24,644

 

Performing Arts Services

 

19,606

 

Promotion and Support of Arts and Film

 

19,548

 

Protection of Taonga Tūturu

 

116

 

Public Broadcasting Services

 

151,534

 

Drugs Testing of Sports Persons

 

2,085

 

Sport and Recreation Programmes

 

53,177

 

Children and Young People’s Lifestyles

 

15,733

 

Total Non-departmental Output Expenses

 

298,957

 

 

Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage

In 2008/09 the Ministry incurred expenses of $13.545 million (GST exclusive) in the provision of services under the departmental outputs1 Heritage Services, International Cultural Diplomacy, and Policy Advice and Monitoring of Funded Agencies.

The Ministry also incurred the following expenditure against non-departmental appropriations administered on behalf of the Crown:

· six outputs totalling $227.961 million for services supplied, mainly by arts, heritage and broadcasting Crown entities, comprising: ballet, orchestral, museum, public broadcasting, film archive and Māori performing arts activities, protection for historic places, and the promotion and support of New Zealand films and the arts.

· five other expenses appropriations totalling $33.008 million, being:

o  $2.374 million for New Zealand’s annual contribution to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission;

o  $513,000 on the development and maintenance of war graves, historic graves and monuments in New Zealand and overseas;

o  $287,000 contribution to costs of design, land purchase and construction of the Kerikeri Heritage Bypass to protect nationally significant buildings (Kemp House and the Stone Store);

o  $29.547 million in grants to regional museums for capital construction projects;

o  $287,000 towards the cost of Treaty commemorations held at Waitangi and communities elsewhere in New Zealand.

· $10 million capital contribution to Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa for ongoing capital expenditure for museum operations, exhibition research and development, and acquisition of collection items.

· $500,000 capital contribution to New Zealand Historic Places Trust for maintenance of historic properties.

· $28,000 in capital works at the National War Memorial.

 

The Ministry was responsible for making payments for the services supplied under non-departmental appropriations, for ensuring that these appropriations were not exceeded, and for managing and monitoring on behalf of Ministers the Crown’s interests in these organisations.

1 Outputs are defined as goods or services supplied by departments and other entities to external parties. Outputs have a variety of types, including policy advice, he administration of grants, and the provision of specific services

Vote Sport and Recreation

In 2008/09 the Ministry incurred expenses of $98,000 (GST exclusive) in the provision of services under the departmental output Purchase Advice and Monitoring of Sport and Recreation Crown Entities.

The Ministry also administered the following non-departmental appropriations:

· three outputs totalling $70.995 million for services supplied by Drug Free Sport New Zealand and Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC).

· $4.25 million to Sport Education Scholarships to enable emerging and talented New Zealanders to pursue tertiary study and elite-level sport development concurrently.

· 12 miscellaneous grants totalling $42,000 to support sports-related initiatives, including participation in sport and recreation activities for groups, individuals and organisations that are unable to obtain support through organisations such as SPARC, local government and the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board.

The Ministry was responsible for making payments for the services supplied under non-departmental appropriations, for ensuring that these appropriations were not exceeded, and for managing and monitoring on behalf of Ministers the Crown’s interests in these organisations.

Accountabilities

The Chief Executive of the Ministry was accountable to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage for the production of the outputs under Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage detailed in the Statement of Objectives and Service Performance, and for the efficient use of the resources invested by the Crown in the Ministry. The Chief Executive of the Ministry was also accountable to the Minister for Sport and Recreation for the production of the output under Vote Sport and Recreation as detailed in the Statement of Objectives and Service Performance. Negotiated services were also provided to the Minister of Broadcasting, and to the Associate Ministers for Arts, Culture and Heritage until November 2008 under the former government.


Updated on 23rd July 2015