New Zealand’s lead government advisor on economic and financial policy, the Treasury, has smoothly transformed to a flexible, modern and agile work environment.
Seamless adoption and delivery of flexible working model at the Treasury
Responsibilities for historic sites deliver wide community benefit
A trans-Tasman meeting of New Zealand and Australian property specialists was held in New South Wales (NSW) in late-May.
Expectations for government office accommodation
Government office accommodation needs to become more agile, responsive, and resilient. A recent Government property mandate change, and the setting of new expectations, is re-focussing the way government office accommodation is organised and coordinated.
New advertising services providers for AoG
NZGPP are pleased to announce the appointment of 37 additional providers to the All-of-Government (AoG) advertising services contract.
Contract award data to be open from October
From October 2019, New Zealand Government Procurement will start moving towards increased transparency on government spending by releasing contract award notices on a quarterly basis.
MBIE procurement professionals represented at annual awards
The fourth annual New Zealand Procurement Excellence Awards took place last week in Auckland, and two of MBIE's procurement professionals were finalists – with one receiving a special commendation.
Satisfying work helping agencies understand new travel contracts
NZGPP staff have just wound up presentations to 120 agency staff to help them save money, reduce their vehicle emissions profile and make use of new technology, as part of a three-city Travel Management Expo.
Leading flexible working in the state sector
State Services Commission (SSC) is tasked with leading the public sector in the service of New Zealand, and they are also leading the way when it comes to adopting and modelling new flexible ways of working.
Key themes from Rules consultation
Consultation on the proposed Government Procurement Rules 4th edition, intended to replace the Government Rules of Sourcing 3rd edition, closed on the 5th of March 2019.
Property Knowledge Hour: Property – are you legislatively compliant?
The April Government Property Group (GPG) Knowledge Hour session brought together an audience of agency property specialists to hear about the Department of Internal Affairs' (DIA) journey to discover whether they were compliant with all of the different legislation that impacts on an agency’s property portfolio.