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


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  :

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.