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Driver Licensing and Training Services to New Zealand Defence Force


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 22477446
Tender Name : Driver Licensing and Training Services to New Zealand Defence Force
Reference # :
Open Date : Tuesday, 24 March 2020 11:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 15 May 2020 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 25100000 - Motor vehicles
  • 25191800 - Vehicle testing and measuring equipment
  • 78140000 - Transport services
  • 78181500 - Vehicle maintenance and repair services
  • 86131700 - Driving and flying and sailing
  • 86132100 - Training planning, facilitation and delivery services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Valtyn Showell
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is seeking to engage with a professional training provider to provide NZDF personnel with driving license testing and training services in accordance with New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) governing legislation.

Training and licensing to be provided at all NZDF camps and bases located in:

a. Northern Region (includes upper North Island and Auckland area);

b. Central Region (includes Manawatu, Rangitikei, Central plateau and lower North Island areas); and

c. Southern Region (includes all of the South Island).

In some cases training and licencing may need to be provided at Supplier’s facilities.

For clarity, NZDF has specific Driver Licensing and Training Services requirements (such as the accelerated programme approved by NZTA).

Suppliers will need to be able to work within these specialised terms.

The proposed contract will have a term of seven years comprising of an initial 3 year term with two subsequent rights of renewal of two years each (3+2+2).

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

A Guide to SmartProcure is attached.

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 enquiries or feedback regarding this procurement process, please direct these to the

RFx Outcome

No Winner Contract awarded to Master Drive Services