Hīkina, the learning platform for New Zealand Government Procurement and Government Property Group, continues to provide quality online training for government procurement and property professionals.
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New providers for the advertising and design services panels
The All-of-Government (AoG) advertising services and design services panel refresh is now complete, and we have added 111 new providers across the two contracts.
Sustainable building standards for new government owned non-residential buildings
In support of the Carbon Neutral Government Programme (CNGP), Cabinet has agreed that procurement mandated agencies use an approved sustainable building rating system for new government owned non-residential buildings from 1 April 2022.
Construction Sector Accord publishes new broader outcomes guidance
The Construction Sector Accord has published new guidance to help government buyers and industry suppliers apply broader outcomes in construction procurement.
Construction Sector Accord: Launch of NZS 3910 construction contract review
A review of New Zealand’s most commonly used construction contract – NZS 3910 – seeks a reduction in the use of special conditions, increased transparency on risk and easier documentation.
Improving accessibility in the workplace
A drive to create a better public service for New Zealanders means we are making our services accessible to all.
COVID-19 property update – for agencies
Here is the latest property-related information for government agencies.
Minimum living wage for public service department cleaners, caterers and security guards
From 1 December 2021, the core public service departments and departmental agencies are directed to implement a minimum living wage rate for cleaners, caterers and security guards for new or renegotiated service contracts.
New All-of-Government IT hardware contract launched
The new All-of-Government (AoG) IT hardware solution is launched and the contract goes live on 23 November 2021.
Resetting the government procurement system
Government procurement in New Zealand is operating in a complex environment.