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Whakaki Catchment – Land Use Assessment


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RFx ID : 20550243
Tender Name : Whakaki Catchment – Land Use Assessment
Reference # : 20550243
Open Date : Monday, 24 December 2018 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Friday, 25 January 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Nathan Heath
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : Nathan Heath HBRC; 46 Freyberg Street, Wairoa 4108
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

• A detailed Farm Environmental Management Plan (FEMP) that includes a Land Resource Assessment that identifies for each property -
o Key bio-physical characteristics at an appropriate farm scale.
o Identifies areas of the highest erosional risk and prioritises where investment should occur over time.
o Identifies areas of opportunity for increased profitability or productivity.
o Presents a ranges of management options and alternatives for addressing sustainable land use issues.
o Identifies any other sustainable land use issues that may need to be addressed.
• A consolidated LUC description for all properties that identifies the key LUC classes in Whakaki that can be used in group conversations around land use alternatives.
o That is not limited by the conventions of the existing LRI/LUC framework in the categorisation of LUC units, but rather adapts it to the needs of the land holders and the bio-physical characteristics of the catchment.
o Works closely with the landholders to understand their needs and issues and tailors recommendations based on those.
o Considers the risks, limitations, opportunities and alternatives to existing and potential land uses

Awarded Status

No Winner This contract was awarded to Land Vision Ltd.
• experience and proven track record at delivering the types of maps we are looking for, for this bit of the project was by far the best.
• already been working in the area and done mapping before in Whakaki.
• known to the catchment group
• The soil map was an added bonus
• The price was good and happy to return unspent funds to the project.