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Building Contractor opportunity for Retrofit Works-Otago-Southland


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RFx ID : 22646325
Tender Name : Building Contractor opportunity for Retrofit Works-Otago-Southland
Reference # :
Open Date : Monday, 11 May 2020 5:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 2 June 2020 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Notice of Information (Advance Notice) (NOI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
  • Otago
  • Southland
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Jane Twentyman
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

About Kainga Ora
Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities is a new Crown agency that brings together the people, capabilities and resources of KiwiBuild, Housing New Zealand, and its development subsidiary HLC.

Kainga Ora Homes and Communities intends to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) early June 2020 for contractors interested in retrofitting its residential properties.

The Retrofit Programme involves contracts for up to a two year period for the refurbishment of multiple properties. Construction is expected to commence in October 2020 and be completed in June 2022.

Suitable contractors will have an understanding in completing complex renovation work and will have experience managing their established, reliable contractor pool. The programme requires contractors that are agile and flexible with their programme.

Locations and Property Numbers
Dunedin 40 properties
Invercargill 40 properties

The work
Kainga Ora is making its homes warmer, drier, and healthier to help improve the wellbeing of our tenants. Through its Retrofit Programme Kainga Ora is upgrading and improving its older homes to help provide great places to call home for our tenants.

The work includes improvements to help make these older homes warmer, drier, and healthier such as full insulation, double glazing, improved air-tightness, ventilation and new heating to ensure a healthy indoor living environment. It will also look at upgrading bathrooms and kitchens, converting homes to a more modern open plan living layout, and making the homes more accessible.

On average the construction period for a property is 12 weeks.
Find out more
You have the opportunity to get your questions answered once the Requests for Proposals are published, either via the Tenderlink forum or during the supplier briefing session.

For further information about Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities you can go to our website We encourage businesses of all sizes to find out more about this opportunity in their region. Go to to register for more information, and so you can receive a notification once the Requests for Proposals are published in the coming weeks. Tenderlink reference for this notice is KOHC-917878