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Main Contractor for Construction of a New 7 Classroom Block at Te Whare Kura o Rakaumanga

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Tender Closed
RFx ID : 22571031
Tender Name : Main Contractor for Construction of a New 7 Classroom Block at Te Whare Kura o Rakaumanga
Reference # : 1917
Open Date : Tuesday, 28 April 2020 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 25 May 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Board of Trustees - Approve by BoT - ie. School Principal
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
  • Waikato
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : All communications must take place through the GETS Question & Answer function.’
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
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Agency Address : NEW ZEALAND

Te Whare Kura o Rakaumanga Board of Trustees wishes to engage a Main Building Contractor, who is on the MoE Construction Directory, to construct a new 7 Classroom Block. These works are a first stage to a school redevelopment over the next couple of years. This RFT is for the 7 Classroom Block only.

Contract Works summary:
• Demolition of sections of external deck, covered walkway, external northern wall of existing Gym and existing car park & paving.
• New timber piling installed in preparation for foundations due to really soft ground conditions.
• Construction of new 7 classroom Block consisting of 4 classroom equivalent flexible learning space, 3 classrooms, break-out spaces, wet areas, outdoor learning spaces (Decks) and toilets.
• Building consists of piled foundations with concrete suspended sub-floor, steel portal & timber main structure, timber decks, aluminium joinery, weatherboard over cavity and iron roof.
• Construction of new decks and outdoor covered learning areas
• Minor remedial renovations to the existing Gym northern wall where the new classroom block adjacent with a seismic gap. The new classroom block structure sits completely separate to the existing Gym.
• Construction of pathways and extend driveway to link the new building to existing paved areas and access.
• Connections to existing power, data, sprinkler and alarm systems, including any upgrade of such systems required
• The New Building is around 620m2 with roughly 110m2 of covered outdoor learning.
• Site is mostly a greenfield site and ready for ground works to begin after some minor demolition. The soil conditions are soft requiring deep timber piling in preparation for foundations. Site access will be relatively un-obstructed with access via a school driveway.

All Project Documentation can be accessed/Dowloaded via the link provided in the RFT Document

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded.

  • Thorburn Builders Ltd - 26, William Street, Huntly, Pacific/Auckland - (UTC+12:00), 3700, NEW ZEALAND

Award Date: Monday, 24 August 2020 2:57 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)