State sector reforms of 2013, including changes to the Public Finance Act 1989, resulted in significant changes to the way agencies are required to describe and assess their performances, both in terms of the Estimates of Appropriations’ and corresponding strategic accountability documents.
- Statements of Intent (now referred to as a Strategic Intentions document) are no longer annual documents and are no longer required to be produced in the lead up to the new financial year and tabled on Budget Day.
- Once a copy has been provided to our Ministers, and tabled in the House, our Strategic Intentions document is instead published on our website, with copies being submitted to the House at any time in the lead-up to tabling of the previous year’s Annual Report. Our 2014-2018 Strategic Intentions was presented to Parliament on Thursday, 14 August 2014, being the last opportunity to present papers prior to the General Election.
For Aotearoa/New Zealand to achieve its cultural, social and economic goals, it needs to achieve better results for iwi, hapū and whānau Māori. This means that Te Puni Kōkiri needs to have a sharper focus, increase its impact and be recognised as a valued partner both across the state sector and with Māori communities.
Read the Te Puni Kōkiri’s Strategic Intentions: 2014-2018 document to learn more.
- About: Strategic Intentions
- Published in 2014