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Murihiku District Ground Weed Control Panel - 2017 Opportunity


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RFx ID : 18560418
Tender Name : Murihiku District Ground Weed Control Panel - 2017 Opportunity
Reference # :
Open Date : Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Monday, 29 May 2017 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit :
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • Canterbury
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • West Coast
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : DOc Procurement Team
Please direct all communcation through GETS
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : The Tender Box, Department of Conservation, 33 Don Street, Level 7, Invercargill
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

In 2016 an open panel of approved operators was established following an open market RFT process.

This tender is to provide an opportunity for other suppliers to apply to join this Panel of approved operators which will be called upon to complete various work each year. It is for the remaining year of a two year contract with a two year right of renewal, finishing 30 June 2020.

This opportunity will be advertised annually to see if other suitable suppliers wish to join the Panel.

The Murihiku Area covers from the Eyre mountains in the north to the Awarua wetlands in the south and from the Blue Mountains and Catlins in the east to Waiau Valley in the west. Terrain is from alpine areas to the coast and with forest, tussock and wetlands ecosystems. The work available is varied and dependent each year on the work needed and funding available. Work could include tractor/truck mounted spraying of marginal strips, boundary fences, tussock reserves, wetlands or roadsides. Knapsack/chainsaw/ hand tool type work involving grid searching and spraying, pulling of vines, cutting wilding trees and cutting/ pasting of pest plant species.

This tender is to form a Panel of approved operators which will be called upon to complete various work each year.

Goods/Service provision includes:
There are two types of Ground Weed Control work available within the Murihiku District
Type 1 - Truck / tractor mounted spray work - where the Team leader must hold the Growsafe Registered Chemical Applicators Certificate.
Type 2 - Knapsack / Chainsaw / Handtool type work - with a minimum of four crew who work along side DOC staff who have the qualification above. Your team may be required at short notice (24hrs).

You can apply for either Type 1 / Type 2 or for both.