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Family Start expansion - Waikato_Tauranga and WBOP_Taranaki


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RFx ID : 19018094
Tender Name : Family Start expansion - Waikato_Tauranga and WBOP_Taranaki
Reference # :
Open Date : Tuesday, 12 September 2017 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Partnering for Outcomes
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 93000000 - Politics and Civic Affairs Services
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Anna Shakespear
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is an invitation from the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki for suitably qualified providers to submit a proposal for the Family Start expansion tender.

In addition to the Family Start services already being delivered, we require further service provision (in accordance with the Family Start Programme Manual) across three target locations identified as having unmet demand:
1. Waikato
2. Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty (BOP)
3. Taranaki.

This tender is single-step, open and competitive. This RFP sets out the step-by-step process and conditions that apply.

To register for our online response form please follow the instructions on this link:

Awarded Status


Date published:
14 February 2018

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
56 The Terrace
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Successful suppliers:
Kowhai Consulting Ltd
PO Box 5026

Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty
Nga Mataapuna Oranga Limited with Te Manu Toroa Trust
157 Fraser Street

Tu Tama Wahine o Taranaki Inc
PO Box 4030
New Plymouth

Procurement process used:
Open and competitive

Date service contract awarded:
November 2017

Service contract:
1 December 2017 to 30 June 2020

Further contract details are available on the Family Services Directory at

Service description:
Family Start Programme Manual. The full service specifications can be found at: