Budget 2011 - Environment

Budget 2011 - Environment

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned environmental spending for the 2011/12 budget year.

Actual spending for the previous four years is on the left and includes, for the sake of comparison, the previous Labour Government's final spending in 2008.

The numbers are drawn together from the Vote Biosecurity, Vote Conservation, Vote Environment, Vote Lands, and Vote Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

Links to the primary sources used, from Treasury's website, can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please note that some of the allocation titles have been shortened for the sake of space.

Figures for each allocation are in millions of NZ$.                                               

                              

Actual 2007/08 Actual 2008/09 Actual 2009/10 Forecast 2010/11 Environment: Budget 2011/12 %
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
3.445 3.367 3.237 0.000 Biosecurity enforcement 0.000 0.0%
45.378 44.912 42.067 0.000 Biosecurity surveillance and incursion response 0.000 0.0%
22.841 21.102 22.217 0.000 Biosecurity standards 0.000 0.0%
2.202 3.394 2.437 0.000 Biosecurity approvals and assurance 0.000 0.0%
-0.440 0.000 0.872 0.000 Redress payments under Foreshore and Seabed Act 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.017 0.000 0.000 Vested Coastal Marine Areas compensation 0.000 0.0%
1.031 0.001 0.000 0.000 World Heritage Committee - NZ hosting 0.000 0.0%
4.938 0.000 0.000 0.000 Depreciation on fencing assets 0.000 0.0%
0.300 0.000 0.000 0.000 Lake Taupo access fee 0.000 0.0%
1.502 1.719 4.086 0.000 Resource Management Act call-ins 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 2.000 0.000 Applications to the Environmental Protection Authority 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.037 0.000 Scoping study for Clean-up Fund 0.000 0.0%
0.388 0.498 0.035 0.000 Contestable Aquaculture Planning Fund 0.000 0.0%
0.000 1.500 0.000 0.000 Clean up of former Patea Freezing Works 0.000 0.0%
1.312 0.815 0.000 0.000 Bioethics Council 0.000 0.0%
0.500 0.509 0.000 0.000 Recycling in public places 0.000 0.0%
2.619 0.000 0.000 0.000 World Environment Day 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.900 0.321 0.000 Te Arawa iwi/Hapu settlement - adjustment 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.300 0.000 Ngati Apa (North Island) settlement - adjustment 0.000 0.0%
0.018 0.016 0.160 0.000 Inventory write-offs 0.000 0.0%
0.000 13.905 0.000 0.000 Central North Island iwi collective settlement 0.000 0.0%
0.000 5.000 0.000 0.000 Access rights to crown forest licensed land. 0.000 0.0%
0.000 3.710 0.000 0.000 Te Roroa settlement - adjustment to land value 0.000 0.0%
0.005 0.242 0.000 7.574 Lakes and rivers cleanup funds - various 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.030 0.030 Vested Coastal Marine Areas compensation 0.000 0.0%
0.093 0.126 0.048 0.075 Environmental assistance to the Pacific Islands 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.134 0.000 Depreciation - infrastructure 0.000 0.0%
0.237 0.294 0.228 0.200 Residual Crown Leasehold rents 0.000 0.0%
0.220 0.322 3.967 0.000 Crown obligatory acquisitions 0.000 0.0%
0.226 0.196 4.397 0.246 Crown obligations - Loss on disposal 0.000 0.0%
0.516 0.334 0.400 0.350 Recreational opportunities review 0.000 0.0%
1.007 1.100 1.100 0.000 Environmental management programs 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 1.500 Recovery from Feb-11 2011 Chc earthquake 0.000 0.0%
0.923 1.377 1.378 0.333 Legal and environment centre grants 0.000 0.0%
1.406 1.439 1.506 1.506 Natural and historic places 0.000 0.0%
2.893 3.314 4.311 0.000 Sustainable management fund 0.000 0.0%
0.000 10.000 0.000 1.250 Waikato River clean-up fund 0.000 0.0%
2.657 5.444 1.775 0.200 Contaminated sites remediation fund 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 5.000 Protecting Lake Taupo program 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 15.024 Transfer to iwi of Sth Arikikapakapa Reserve 0.000 0.0%
0.022 0.022 0.023 0.023 Moutoa Gardens/Pakaitore 0.023 0.0%
0.010 0.013 0.025 0.000 Bad and doubtful debts 0.025 0.0%
0.018 0.000 0.030 0.030 Compensation payments 0.060 0.0%
0.056 0.598 0.066 0.071 Commissioner for the Environment - capital 0.072 0.0%
0.013 0.089 0.100 0.100 Provision for bad and doubtful debts 0.100 0.0%
0.059 0.110 0.117 0.117 International subscriptions 0.117 0.0%
0.000 6.500 7.500 20.000 Waikato River co-management 0.202 0.0%
0.124 0.378 0.241 0.241 Waikaremoana Lakebed lease 0.241 0.0%
0.244 0.251 0.256 0.268 Commissioner for the Environment pay 0.268 0.0%
0.126 0.126 0.130 0.265 Subscriptions to international organisations 0.330 0.0%
0.116 0.040 0.329 0.367 Depreciation 0.393 0.0%
0.208 0.350 0.393 0.393 United Nations Environment program 0.393 0.0%
0.230 0.303 0.405 0.405 Subscriptions to International Organisations 0.405 0.0%
0.299 0.397 0.620 0.734 Crown Forest management 0.500 0.1%
1.150 2.179 1.525 0.575 Ministry for the Environment - capital 0.575 0.1%
2.424 1.602 5.652 9.450 Purchase and development of reserves 0.650 0.1%
0.000 0.084 0.000 0.000 Stewart Island infrastructure 0.769 0.1%
0.400 0.400 0.400 0.800 Promotion of sustainable land management 0.800 0.1%
0.522 0.283 0.500 0.600 Matauranga Maori Fund 0.804 0.1%
0.538 0.591 0.639 0.643 Payment of rates on properties 0.839 0.1%
1.784 0.759 0.595 1.924 Land liabilities 0.843 0.1%
0.000 0.000 0.919 1.700 Waikato River co-governance 0.910 0.1%
0.735 0.762 0.800 0.635 Depreciation - crown buildings 0.934 0.1%
0.000 0.333 0.648 1.439 Crown acquisitions - Huntly East 1.000 0.1%
0.873 1.096 1.100 1.100 Warm Homes grants and assistance 1.100 0.1%
0.959 0.957 0.982 0.931 Crown rates 1.107 0.1%
0.000 0.560 1.333 1.380 Admin of the NZ Geographic Board Act 2008 1.505 0.2%
0.184 0.186 0.267 0.099 Contaminated sites 1.773 0.2%
2.051 2.230 2.490 2.340 Reports and advice 2.340 0.2%
2.517 2.772 2.001 2.511 Policy advice 2.546 0.3%
0.000 2.464 2.374 2.806 Admin of the Overseas Investment Act 2005 2.826 0.3%
1.982 2.553 2.958 2.865 Regional pest management strategies 2.998 0.3%
0.000 0.000 2.260 1.714 Waste minimisation 3.191 0.3%
0.000 0.000 0.000 2.667 Lake Taupo Protection program 3.500 0.4%
6.671 4.518 7.759 3.780 Oceans survey 20/20 program 3.797 0.4%
4.976 5.050 5.341 4.200 Land and Seabed Information access and dissemination 4.500 0.5%
0.000 0.000 0.000 17.500 Response to kiwifruit disease 5.000 0.5%
8.105 3.376 2.608 4.380 Land Information New Zealand - capital expenditure 5.339 0.6%
6.005 5.536 5.046 5.643 Management of historic heritage 5.661 0.6%
6.011 6.289 5.328 4.924 Policy advice to minister and associated bodies 5.823 0.6%
0.000 0.197 0.853 2.800 Milford flood protection 6.186 0.7%
45.464 0.427 9.510 6.100 Crown land acquisitions 6.500 0.7%
9.885 7.301 6.314 6.846 Standards and quality assurance 6.756 0.7%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 Fresh start for fresh water program 8.024 0.8%
0.000 7.300 6.675 10.350 Rotorua Lakes restoration program 8.200 0.9%
0.000 0.000 0.000 16.339 Biosecurity incursion response and pest management 10.075 1.1%
9.012 10.012 10.170 10.170 Hazardous substances assessment and management 10.170 1.1%
10.990 10.873 13.279 11.097 Biosecurity policy advice 10.341 1.1%
2.970 3.010 3.315 0.000 NZ Biodiversity funds 10.347 1.1%
21.331 7.841 4.073 13.450 Land Tenure Reform acquisitions 10.667 1.1%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 Tui mine remediation 10.880 1.2%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 Resource mmgmt implimentation 12.854 1.4%
0.000 0.000 15.000 13.000 Waste disposal levy to Territorial Local Authorities 13.000 1.4%
0.000 0.000 0.000 16.538 Border biosecurity systems 13.995 1.5%
0.000 0.000 12.740 6.814 Contestable waste minimisation fund 15.000 1.6%
13.748 13.784 15.878 16.015 Conservation with the community 15.373 1.6%
20.651 50.475 8.856 5.528 Protection for natural and historic places 16.793 1.8%
33.369 40.194 36.442 35.708 Environmental policy advice 16.813 1.8%
0.000 0.000 0.000 2.580 Other programs 18.742 2.0%
31.367 28.801 21.426 19.919 Land and seabed information storage and management 19.626 2.1%
0.000 0.000 0.000 11.910 Processing of resource management call-ins and applications made to the Environmental Protection Authority 21.490 2.3%
17.470 18.012 18.747 19.921 Property management and disposal services 27.279 2.9%
30.670 30.112 29.439 27.765 Control of TB vectors 31.500 3.3%
8.443 15.881 14.110 21.979 Proceeds from sale of Transit NZ properties 33.000 3.5%
46.365 45.984 36.549 44.269 Land and seabed data capture and processing 45.230 4.8%
0.000 0.000 0.000 41.652 Domestic biosecurity surveillance 46.041 4.9%
41.505 49.632 50.337 54.603 Department of Conservation - capital expenditure 53.066 5.6%
65.436 65.615 60.120 64.077 Border biosecurity monitoring and clearance 73.698 7.8%
119.198 121.048 123.905 129.444 Management of recreational opportunities 142.279 15.1%
143.697 158.690 156.074 156.379 Management of natural heritage 165.906 17.6%
             
817.2 864.5 814.6 897.0 Totals $944.60 100.0%

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Sources:

Biosecurity: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11bios.pdf

Conservation: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11conser.pdf

Environment: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11envir.pdf

Lands: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11lands.pdf

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11parcen.pdf

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