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Healthy School Lunches Programme – Groups of Schools/Kura (Tranche 4A) RFP


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 23344455
Tender Name : Healthy School Lunches Programme – Groups of Schools/Kura (Tranche 4A) RFP
Reference # : MOE09774
Open Date : Wednesday, 23 September 2020 7:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 21 October 2020 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Sector Enablement and Support
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 50000000 - Food Beverage and Tobacco Products
  • 90000000 - Travel and Food and Lodging and Entertainment Services
  • 93131600 - Food and nutrition policy planning and programs
  • Auckland
  • Canterbury
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Northland
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Please use the GETS Q&A function
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The Ministry of Education invites capable lunch suppliers to submit a proposal for delivering nutritious and healthy lunch services to students across 20 groups of schools and kura under the Healthy School Lunches Programme.
The schools are located in the following school regions: Tai Tokerau, Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatū, Wellington and Canterbury.
Suppliers are able to apply to provide lunches to individual or multiple groups of schools and kura, in one or more of the listed regions.

Suppliers must be able to meet both of the following pre-conditions:
» has a registered and verified Food Control Plan in accordance with the Food Act 2014
» has no critical non-compliance in the last two years and no current outstanding non-compliance issue under the Food Act 2014
Respondents who are unable to meet all pre-conditions should conclude that they will not benefit from submitting a Proposal.

An online (Zoom) Supplier briefing on this opportunity will be held on 29 September 2020. To register for the session, please use the GETS Questions and Answers function and provide the following details:
a) Name of Organisation
b) Name of attendees (Maximum 2 people per organisation)
c) Email address
d) Contact person and phone number
Deadline to register is 28th September 2020, 12 noon. Information shared in these sessions will be posted on GETS after.

The following documents are attached with this listing:
• RFP document [pdf]
• Response template [word]
• Menu Response template [word]
• Appendix 1: Healthy School Lunches Programme Nutrition guidelines [pdf]
• Appendix 2a and b: Ministry’s Low Risk Services Agreement – draft
• Appendix 3: Section 6 RFP Terms and Conditions [pdf]
• Appendix 4: List of School and Kura Groups

Please note that Appendix 5: School and Kura Profiles will be released as an Addendum.

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded.

  • Compass Group New Zealand Ltd - 15, Sultant Street, Elerslie, Auckland, Auckland, 1051, NEW ZEALAND
  • DOWNER NEW ZEALAND LIMITED - 130, Kerrs Road, Wiri, Auckland, 2104, NEW ZEALAND
  • Eat My Lunch Ltd - 5, Galatos Street, Newton, Auckland, 1010, NEW ZEALAND
  • Libelle Group Limited - 33c, Falcon Street, Parnell, Auckland, 1052, NEW ZEALAND
  • Montana Catering Auckland Limited - Gate 6, Brooklyn Road, Claudelands, Hamilton, 3204, NEW ZEALAND
  • Virtual Cooking Company - 2/18, Airborne Road, Albany, Auckland, 1026, NEW ZEALAND
  • Wellington Hospitality Group - Level 2, 4 Taranaki Street, Wellington, Wellington, 6011, NEW ZEALAND

Further Award Information:
Below are the succesful suppliers who have been appointed to each school group:

Group ID Group Name Supplier Name
1 Far North Libelle Group
2 Whangarei-Kaipara Libelle Group
3 Henderson-Massey Spotless Facility Services (NZ) Ltd
4 Mangere-Otahuhu West The Virtual Cooking Company (FED)
5 Mangere-Otahuhu East Eat My Lunch Ltd
6 Manurewa North Montana Catering Auckland Ltd
7 Manurewa South Montana Catering Auckland Ltd
8 Maungakiekie-Tamaki Spotless Facility Services (NZ) Ltd
9 Otara-Papatoetoe Eat My Lunch Ltd
10 Papakura Eat My Lunch Ltd
11 Puketapapa-Whau Eat My Lunch Ltd
12 Hamilton Montana Catering 2001 Ltd
13 South Waikato Montana Catering 2001 Ltd
14 New Plymouth Compass Group Ltd
15 South Taranaki-Stratford Compass Group Ltd
16 Feilding Compass Group Ltd
17 Palmerston North Libelle Group
18 Ruapehu Libelle Group
19 Whanganui-Rangitikei Compass Group Ltd
20 Horowhenua Libelle Group
21 Tararua Libelle Group
22 Lower Hutt Kāpura Schools Limited
23 Wainuiomata Eat My Lunch Ltd
24 Porirua Kāpura Schools Limited
25 Christchurch 1 Compass Group Ltd
26 Christchurch 2 Compass Group Ltd
27 Christchurch 3 University of Canterbury Students' Association Incorporated
28 Christchurch 4 University of Canterbury Students' Association Incorporated
29 Timaru Libelle Group

The term of the contract is 7th December 2020 - 24th December 2021.

Award Date: Monday, 7 December 2020 3:31 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)