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Marae Digital Connectivity


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 21177826
Tender Name : Marae Digital Connectivity
Reference # :
Open Date : Thursday, 4 July 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 22 August 2019 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 32000000 - Electronic Components and Supplies
  • 43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : David Awatere
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

Marae connectivity forms part of the Regional Digital Connectivity Programme, and funding has been made available to deliver digital connectivity to selected marae (the Marae Connectivity Project).
The Marae Connectivity Project will assist whānau, hapu and iwi to achieve their goals and aspirations including social inclusion, cultural connections, and improved access to key services and economic development opportunities. Better digital connectivity will enable participation in the wider community that offers benefits and opportunities for all.

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded. Total spend value $ 11,000,000.

  • BayCity Communications Limited - 8, Butler Street, Timaru, 7910, NEW ZEALAND
  • Enhanced Solutions Limited - 29C, Mchardie Rd, Bulls, 4894, NEW ZEALAND
  • Evolution Networks Ltd - 116, Third Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, 3110, NEW ZEALAND
  • Limited - 31, Bright Street, Gisborne, 4010, NEW ZEALAND
  • Lightwire Limited - 19, Knox Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton, Waikato, 3204, NEW ZEALAND
  • PrimoWireless - 123 Molesworth Street, New Plymouth, 4310, NEW ZEALAND
  • Spark Digital - 167, Victoria Street West, Auckland, 1010, NEW ZEALAND
  • WiFiConnect Ltd - 92, Waima Road, Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, 4047, NEW ZEALAND

Further Award Information:
Crown Infrastructure Partners Limited (CIP) issued a request for proposals (RFP) on 5 July 2019 for Marae Digital Connectivity.

CIP has run a procurement process in accordance with the Government Rules of Sourcing for the Marae Digital Connectivity programme which involves the provision of broadband services and associated essential hardware and training and support to eligible marae.

During November and December 2019, CIP appointed the successful respondents, each for a contract term of 5 years from the last eligible marae being connected, at a total funding cost to CIP of up to $11 million.

Award Date: Thursday, 30 January 2020 3:57 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)