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Follow the Health Money ...

For official information on how the tax-take is spent, the following is sourced from the 2005 Budget presented to Parliament in May 2005. It is available online at the official Treasury website from where all the following has been sourced.

Food safety: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05foosaf.pdf
Health: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05health.pdf

The health spending has been split into a number of categories, so you can easily see where the money is going.

The category covers both Vote Health and Vote Food Safety.

Actual 2000/01
Actual 2001/02
Actual 2002/03
Actual 2003/04
Actual 2004/05
 
Budget 2005/06
 
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
NZ$ million
Issue
NZ$ million
%
1,002.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Midland PHS
0.0
0.0
1,102.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Southern PHS
0.0
0.0
1,181.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Central PHS
0.0
0.0
1,672.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Nothern PHS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
147.3
80.0
90.0
Deficit support
0.0
0.0
11.5
5.4
11.5
15.6
18.5
Health sector development and projects
1.1
0.0
2.5
2.2
2.6
2.2
2.2
International Health Organisations
2.2
0.0
0.0
6.1
5.2
5.6
6.3
Mental health
6.3
0.1
52.7
13.1
13.0
13.9
11.3
Management of Programmes
11.1
0.1
0.0
25.5
14.9
15.2
15.3
Clinical services
13.6
0.1
15.6
19.9
20.5
19.8
16.7
Maori health
17.3
0.2
43.6
24.9
26.4
22.2
19.8
Disability issues and management
19.6
0.2
0.0
4.0
9.0
30.4
92.4
Meningococcal vaccine programme
30.8
0.3
47.0
42.9
45.2
33.7
32.4
Policy and administration
31.4
0.3
23.7
27.0
30.3
34.5
37.6
Public health
34.5
0.4
9.8
35.4
42.3
52.0
46.1
Information services
45.5
0.5
0.0
41.9
47.5
73.6
72.7
Wairarapa DHB
80.0
0.8
0.0
44.6
50.5
75.3
74.2
West Coast DHB
80.7
0.8
1.7
2.1
72.2
76.4
75.2
Food safety
81.5
0.8
0.0
54.4
67.7
96.5
91.8
Tairawhiti DHB
96.9
1.0
0.0
59.2
64.3
97.5
99.9
South Canterbury DHB
107.1
1.1
0.0
88.7
93.9
129.3
125.8
Wanganui DHB
134.3
1.4
0.0
100.7
113.1
167.3
173.1
Southland DHB
187.2
1.9
0.0
109.5
123.8
190.1
181.0
Lakes DHB
194.8
2.0
0.0
115.5
133.6
203.2
195.7
Taranaki DHB
210.4
2.2
0.0
5.3
50.9
99.8
50.0
Residential care and RHMU loans
217.8
2.2
0.0
152.7
169.6
222.5
215.4
Hutt DHB
229.5
2.4
0.0
133.1
148.2
212.3
217.3
Nelson-Marlborough DHB
237.5
2.4
363.8
331.1
472.7
750.3
147.8
Capital and financing of DHBs and PHARMAC
245.3
2.5
120.8
239.5
231.2
240.2
239.1
Public health service purchasing
261.3
2.7
0.0
172.1
186.3
261.5
264.1
Hawkes Bay DHB
282.0
2.9
0.0
192.4
208.1
266.3
275.2
MidCentral DHB
293.9
3.0
0.0
170.0
189.2
292.9
285.6
Northland DHB
315.4
3.2
0.0
281.5
304.2
339.6
330.2
Otago DHB
350.6
3.6
0.0
217.1
244.4
347.6
351.1
Bay of Plenty DHB
369.9
3.8
1.6
11.0
58.8
59.7
88.5
Health services funding
398.2
4.1
0.0
379.9
407.2
391.4
408.6
Capital and Coast DHB
435.0
4.5
4.9
539.7
441.4
442.5
433.2
National services
450.8
4.6
0.0
502.2
536.6
545.3
565.9
Waikato DHB
614.1
6.3
1,773.3
1,347.7
1,436.0
877.6
636.6
Disability support services
652.0
6.7
0.0
426.8
474.6
669.7
661.8
Counties-Manukau DHB
715.0
7.3
0.0
369.7
421.2
688.4
694.0
Waitemata DHB
734.7
7.5
0.0
785.6
864.8
702.7
682.2
Auckland DHB
736.4
7.5
0.0
619.6
689.1
779.3
775.6
Canterbury DHB
836.7
8.6
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Total Spending
100.0

Sources:
Food safety: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05foosaf.pdf
Health: http://www.treasury.govt.nz/budget2005/estimates/est05health.pdf



 
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