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Request for Proposals (RFP) For Inspection, Control and Reporting of Manchurian Wild Rice in Northland – Panel Arrangement


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RFx ID : 26314449
Tender Name : Request for Proposals (RFP) For Inspection, Control and Reporting of Manchurian Wild Rice in Northland – Panel Arrangement
Reference # : 22/13
Open Date : Friday, 9 September 2022 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 3 October 2022 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70000000 - Farming and Fishing and Forestry and Wildlife Contracting Services
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • Northland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Nancy Chaves
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

This request for proposal (RFP) details the requirements set out by the Northland Regional Council (NRC) for the selection of a Panel of Suppliers to provide professional services to deliver the Progressive Containment programme for the pest plant species Manchurian wild rice (Zizania latifolia). This involves the inspection, agrichemical control and the associated reporting for infestations of this pest plant species, primarily in the Kaipara region, Northland.

Manchurian wild rice is a giant grass that grows up to 4m high. It has significant impacts on horticultural and pastural land, and freshwater habitats. The current objective of this program is the eradication of all Manchurian wild rice infestations outside of the core high density infestation centered around the Wairoa river (referred to as the Intransigent Zone).

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded.

  • LANDSCAPE SOLUTIONS NZ LIMITED - 10, Te Kea Place, Rosedale, Auckland, 0632, NEW ZEALAND
  • New Zealand Biosecurity Services Limited - 9d, Beatrice Tinsley Crescent, Rosedale, Auckland, 0632, NEW ZEALAND
  • Team Vegetation - 103, Beach rd, Dargaville, Dargaville, Kaipara, 310, NEW ZEALAND

Further Award Information:
3 suppliers have been appointed to the panel for inspection, control and reporting of Manchurian Wild Rice in Northland.

As described in the RFP, contracts will be awarded to panel members using one of the following secondary procurement methods, depending on the scope of the work:
a. Competitive quotes based on the supplier’s expertise, proposed solution and/or best public value: NRC will request quotes from some or all Panel suppliers and award the opportunity to the supplier who has the right level of expertise, can offer the best public value and deliver on time.
b. Direct source, based on the best fit for purpose: Fair evaluation of all Panel Suppliers and selection of the supplier who has the right capacity and capability to fulfil the opportunity and offers the best public value at the time of the purchase.
c. Location: Opportunities will be awarded to the supplier who is best able to deliver based on their location and the location of the work.

Award Date: Thursday, 10 November 2022 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Thursday, 10 November 2022 11:51 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)