Pursuant to section 11 (1) of the Wine Makers Levy Act 1976 ("the Act"), and after having regard to the recommendation of the Wine Institute of New Zealand Incorporated, I hereby prescribe a special levy to be paid by wine makers.
The rate of this special levy is 39 cents ($0.39) including G.S.T. per hectolitre, or part of every hectolitre, of wine sold by each wine maker during the year ended 30 June 2002.
The Wine Institute of New Zealand Incorporated may spend the special levy money on all or any of the purposes specified in section 9 (2) of the Act, including those purposes I approve or have approved under section 9 (2) (m).
This notice shall come into force on the date of publication in the New Zealand Gazette.
Dated at Wellington this 13th day of January 2003.
JIM SUTTON, Minister of Agriculture.