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Bus Service - Auckland Region


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 21405054
Tender Name : Bus Service - Auckland Region
Reference # : Rfx_1865
Open Date : Monday, 12 August 2019 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 4 September 2019 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Quotations (RFQ)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 78110000 - Passenger transport
  • 78140000 - Transport services
  • Auckland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Valtyn Showell
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is seeking to engage with the market to provide Bus Services to transport NZDF personnel to and from the Devonport
Naval Base in Auckland each working day at approx 0700 and 1530 return to base ("Deliverables").

It is estimated that this service will be required for approximately 260 days per year for five years, with a possible two year extension.

This Request for Quote (RFQ) is seeking responses from key market suppliers to provide information and capability relating to the requirements detailed in this RFQ.

The proposed contract will have a term of five years with one subsequent right of renewal of two years (5+2).

Please note that this tender, and all documentation related to it, is only available on NZDF’s SmartProcure website:

Suppliers must logon to SmartProcure to access the tender and submit a response. Registration is simple and free, just click “Register Now”. If you require assistance this is available by email to

All enquiries regarding this tender must be in writing through NZDF's SmartProcure message system. NZDF will endeavour to respond in writing to written enquires within two working days.

Questions are encouraged and you may request that they are kept confidential providing that they are commercially sensitive. NZDF reserves the right to provide supplementary information to all Tenderers should a confidential question highlight a point requiring clarification to other Tenderers.

If you have any complaints or feedback regarding this procurement process, please direct these to the

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded.

  • Ritchies Transport Holdings Limited

Further Award Information:
Contract awarded to Ritchies Transport Holdings Limited.

Original award notification was issued on GETS at 29-11-2019 11:29 Pacific/Auckland UTC +13:00

Award Date: Monday, 25 November 2019 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Tuesday, 22 November 2022 10:04 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)