Here are all the numbers we have gathered from today’s budget announcement in one convenient place for you.
Budget 2020 Main Points
$50 billion to establish the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund
$3.9 billion to ensure all DHBs continue to meet the needs of their populations
$1.1 billion capital invested in improving transport across New Zealand, including replacing ageing ferries and locomotives
$414.2 million for the Early Learning Sector, including funding subsidies, pay increases for educators, additional support for home-based educators and investment in Playcentre sustainability
$246.1 million investment in community services, including a significant funding boost for family violence service providers
$193.5 million to support farmers through the eradication of Mycoplasma Bovis
$47.8 million to replace ageing communications capabilities for Police, Fire and Ambulance to support healthier, safer and more connected communities
$50 billion COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund total. $10.7 billion committed
$6.9 billion to extend the Wage Subsidy Scheme
Business Tax Relief Package of $1.9 billion
$186 million across the education sector
$20 billion is yet to be allocated
$5.6 billion operating total and $755 million total capital
District Health Board (DHB) Additional Support ($3.9 billion operating total).
Maintaining and Increasing the Combined Pharmaceutical Budget ($160 million operating total).
Supporting Disabled New Zealanders to Live Good Lives ($832.5 million operating total). Continuing Funding for Maternity Services, and Enabling the Implementation of the Maternity Action Plan ($177 million operating total).
Increased Capital Investment for DHBs- $750 million in total capital
$665.3 million operating total and $87.2 million total capital
Family Violence Services $183 million operating total.
Community Services: Keeping Community-Based Services Open for Disabled People ($43.3 million operating total).
Community Services: Improving Access to Support Services for Communities in Regional New Zealand ($19.8 million operating total)
$813.6 million operating total and $115.1 million total capital
Funding for the Education Sector ($375.1 million operating total).
Learning Support ($79.7 million operating total).
School Property Investment ($119.5 million operating total and $115.4 million in total capital).
Early Learning Education Package ($291.6 million operating total).
$443.7 million operating total and $42.5 million total capital
Continuation of the Mycoplasma Bovis Eradication Programme ($193.5 million operating total).
Continuing the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI’s) Current Scope of Operations ($126.1 million operating total).
Rebuilding Forestry Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Infrastructure to Meet Demand and Support the Transition to the Low Emissions Economy ($43.4 million operating total and $36.2 million total capital).