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Community Archive Replacement


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 20373477
Tender Name : Community Archive Replacement
Reference # : ROI-Corporate Services 2018
Open Date : Monday, 5 November 2018 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Tuesday, 13 November 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Registration of Interest (ROI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 43212200 - Computer data storage management systems
  • 43231500 - Business function specific software
  • 43232200 - Content management software
  • 43232300 - Data management and query software
  • 43232500 - Educational or reference software
  • 43233700 - System management software
  • 83121500 - Libraries
  • 83121600 - Information centers
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Gerry O'Neill
06 366 0999
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : 126 Oxford Street, Private Bag 4002, Levin 5540 New Zealand
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

Proposals are sought to replace the existing Horowhenua Kete online community archive platform (

Our vision is a digital community archive platform that embodies the values of utility, education, inheritance, community, and heritage. It will help to preserve the rich texture of our local history and add value to the community by inspiring a sense of ownership and pride for the wonderful resources that we possess. Based on the components, functions and features that the project and our stakeholders have decided upon, our goal is to create a modern, flexible digital library, one that is user-friendly, engaging and meets the needs of our users. It will be a:
 Repository for all our local history resources across the region
 Research hub (more than just raw content)
 Content creation space (eg metadata & comments)
 A space of freedom where the community can freely share and use the content they find and upload.

Kete Horowhenua currently runs on “Kete”, an open source solution, and has reached a stage where we need to look for a better platform to meet the needs of the community and its users including the administrators of the site.

Horowhenua District Council is looking for a simple and engaging platform that can be easily managed by the Library staff. We are looking for SaaS (software as a service) or COTS (commercial off the shelf) options as we would prefer to have the new platform up and running by March 2019 if possible