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Notes to the Historical Vote Information

Notes on Vote name changes, merging of Votes, establishment and disestablishment of Votes and other explanatory information for Votes in Budgets 1998 to date.

These notes appear in context on the pages for certain Votes where explanations are required. They cross-reference and link to related Votes where necessary.

Note 1

From the Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 1999 Vote Accident Rehabilitation and Compensation Insurance was renamed to Vote Accident Insurance.

Note 2

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2003/04 in Budget 2003 Vote Accident Insurance was renamed to Vote ACC.

Note 3

Note 5

From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 2000 Vote Cultural Affairs was renamed to Vote Culture and Heritage.

Note 6

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage was renamed to Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage.

Note 7

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2003/04 in Budget 2003 Vote Energy - Energy Efficiency and Conservation was renamed to Vote Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

Note 8

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Climate Change and Energy Efficiency was renamed to Vote Climate Change as the energy efficiency appropriations were transferred to Vote Energy.

Note 9

From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage (Internal Affairs) was established containing appropriations that were transferred from Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 10

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Culture and Heritage (Internal Affairs) was renamed to Vote National Archives.

Note 11

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote National Library was renamed to Vote Culture and Heritage (National Library).

Note 12

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Culture and Heritage (National Library) was renamed to Vote National Library.

Note 13

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Economic Development and Vote Industry and Regional Development were merged into Vote Economic, Industry and Regional Development.

Note 14

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Economic, Industry and Regional Development was renamed to Vote Economic Development.

Note 15

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Employment Policy was renamed to Vote Employment.

Note 16

Note 17

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Health Service Providers was merged into Vote Health.

Note 18

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Social Development Policy and Vote Work and Income were merged into Vote Social Development.

Note 19

From the Supplementary Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2002 Vote Social Policy was merged into Vote Social Development Policy.

Note 20

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Social Services was merged into Vote Social Policy.

Note 21

From the Estimates of Appropriations 1999/00 in Budget 1999 Vote Social Welfare was merged into Vote Social Services.

Note 22

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2002/03 in Budget 2002 Vote Sport, Fitness and Leisure was merged into Vote Sport and Recreation.

Note 23

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Tertiary Education was merged into Vote Education.

Note 24

From the Estimates of Appropriations 1997/98 in Budget 1997 Vote Finance was split into Vote Treasurer and Vote Finance to reflect the responsibilities of the Treasurer and the Minister of Finance.

Note 25

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2000/01 in Budget 2000 Vote Treasurer was merged into Vote Finance.

Note 26

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Veterans' Affairs was split into Vote Veterans' Affairs - Defence Force and Vote Veterans' Affairs - Social Development.

Note 27

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2004/05 in Budget 2004 Vote Youth Affairs was merged into Vote Youth Development.

Note 29

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2008/09 in Budget 2008 Vote Child, Youth and Family Services was merged into Vote Social Development.

Note 30

Note that apropros Vote Millennium the Millennium Office was disestablished with effect from 28 January 2001.

Note 31

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2001/02 in Budget 2001 Vote Business Development was merged into Vote Industry and Regional Development.

Note 32

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Research, Science and Technology was renamed to Vote Science and Innovation.

Note 33

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Education was split into Vote Tertiary Education and Vote Education.

Note 34

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Crown Research Institutes was merged into Vote Finance.

Note 35

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote State-Owned Enterprises was merged into Vote Finance.

Note 36

From the Estimates of Appropriations 1998/99 in Budget 1998 Vote Health Service Providers was a successor vote following on from Vote Crown Health Enterprises.

Note 37

For Budget 2011 Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.

Note 38

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Community and Voluntary Sector was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 39

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Emergency Management was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 40

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Local Government was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 41

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Ministerial Services was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 42

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote National Archives was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 43

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote National Library was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 44

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Racing was merged into Vote Internal Affairs.

Note 46

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Agriculture and Forestry was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

Note 47

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Biosecurity was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

Note 48

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Fisheries was merged into a new Vote - Vote Primary Industries.

Note 49

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Primary Industries was created from a merge of several Votes: Vote Agriculture and Forestry, Vote Biosecurity and Vote Fisheries.

Note 50

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Climate Change was merged into Vote Environment.

Note 51

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2012/13 in Budget 2012 Vote Youth Development was merged into Vote Social Development.

Note 52

For Budget 2012 Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery had additional Vote chapters in Volume Two: Addition to the Supplementary Estimates and Supporting Information.

Note 53

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2011/12 in Budget 2011 Vote Finance incorporated the following Votes: Vote Crown Research Institutes and Vote State-Owned Enterprises.

Note 54

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2013/14 in Budget 2013 Vote Veterans' Affairs - Defence Force was merged into Vote Defence Force.

Note 55

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Consumer Affairs was merged into a new Vote - Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

Note 56

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Commerce was merged into a new Vote - Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

Note 57

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Economic Development was merged into a new Vote - Vote Economic Development and Employment.

Note 58

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Employment was merged into a new Vote - Vote Economic Development and Employment.

Note 59

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2014/15 in Budget 2014 Vote Veterans' Affairs - Social Development was merged into Vote Social Development.

Note 60

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Housing was renamed to Vote Building and Housing.

Note 61

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Labour Market was created from a merger of Vote Labour, Vote Immigration and Vote ACC, and incorporated the employment appropriations from Vote Economic Development and Employment.

Note 62

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Economic Development and Employment was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation but its employment appropriations were merged into another new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

Note 63

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

Note 64

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Communications was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

Note 65

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Energy was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

Note 66

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Science and Innovation was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

Note 67

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Tourism was merged into a new Vote - Vote Business, Science and Innovation.

Note 68

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Labour was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

Note 69

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote ACC was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

Note 70

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Immigration was merged into a new Vote - Vote Labour Market.

Note 71

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Pacific Island Affairs was renamed to Vote Pacific Peoples.

Note 72

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Women's Affairs was renamed to Vote Women.

Note 73

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2015/16 in Budget 2015 Vote Business, Science and Innovation was created from a merger of the economic development appropriations from Vote Economic Development and Employment with these Votes: Vote Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Vote Communications, Vote Energy, Vote Science and Innovation and Vote Tourism.

Note 74

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2016/17 in Budget 2016 Vote Canterbury Earthquake Recovery has ceased to exist with its remaining appropriations transferred to Vote Building and Housing, Vote Business, Science and Innovation, Vote Finance, Vote Health, Vote Lands and Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Note 75

For Budget 2017 Vote Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki was created on 1 April 2017 and is included in the Supplementary Estimates 2016/17 consequent on the establishment of the Ministry of Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.

Note 76

From the Estimates of Appropriations 2017/18 in Budget 2017 Vote Social Housing was created by transferring relevant appropriations from Vote Social Development and Vote Building and Housing.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 15 March 2018