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Consultation on extending the Government Procurement Rules


RFx ID : 23433881
Tender Name : Consultation on extending the Government Procurement Rules
Reference # :
Open Date : Sunday, 11 October 2020 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 23 November 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : New Zealand Government Procurement and Property
Tender Type : Notice of Information (Advance Notice) (NOI)
Tender Coverage : All of Government  [?]
Categories :
  • The United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC)
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : NZGPP
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

We are undertaking a public consultation to understand the potential benefits, opportunities, and other impacts of extending the Government Procurement Rules to more government entities in the New Zealand public sector.

We would like to hear from businesses and suppliers - have your say by clicking the link below. Submissions closes on Monday, 23 November 2020.

Currently, it is mandatory for approximately 135 government entities to apply the Rules. However, a significant portion of the New Zealand public sector is ‘encouraged’ to apply them.

In the current policy settings, Government is limited in its ability to influence and implement system-wide improvements to procurement practices and achieve greater public good from the $42 billion that is spent each year by the government sector. If a wider set of government entities that are currently ‘encouraged’ to apply the Rules were required to apply them, there would be a number of potential benefits and opportunities.

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