Government procurement practices offer a unique opportunity to achieve broader cultural, economic, environmental and social outcomes for New Zealand.
Procurement helping to reduce carbon emissions
Government Property Group satisfaction survey
The Government Property Group (GPG) works with government agencies to raise standards, improve capability, champion best practice and innovation, and deliver public value in government property through a collaborative centre-led approach.
Changes to the Government Procurement Rules
On 24 May 2021, Cabinet introduced two new Government Procurement Rules to drive positive change across the government procurement system.
Annual All-of-Government contract satisfaction survey
We would like to hear from agencies and schools who are using the All-of-Government (AoG) contracts. We are looking for feedback through a short survey to better understand your experience and how these contracts deliver value.
Growth in government procurement spend
Government procurement spend is now estimated to be $51.5 billion, or approximately 20% of GDP.
New Zealand Business Number Māori business identifier goes live
For the first time Māori businesses can identify themselves as a Māori business on the New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) register.
Agencies develop framework for delivering broader outcomes
A number of government agencies, led by Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency, have collaborated on the development of a practical framework for agencies implementing broader outcomes.
Broader outcomes working group
The Broader Outcomes Hapori was set up to enable collaboration across agencies to uplift sector capability for broader outcomes. It consists of a community of procurement practitioners working together as a cross-government broader outcomes working group.
Building capability PCI workshop
The Electricity Authority, Health and Disability Commissioner, Maritime New Zealand, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Ministry for the Environment, Ministry for Pacific Peoples and Worksafe met at a workshop held in March to discuss initiatives to grow agency procurement capability.
Construction Sector Accord Beacon Projects
The Construction Sector Accord (the Accord) is a genuine partnership between industry and government that is working to fix many of the issues and challenges facing the construction sector through its three-year Transformation Plan.