Cabinet agreed last year that a priority outcome is to leverage government procurement to reduce the emissions profile of the government fleet, as part of work to transition to a net zero emissions economy by 2050.
Tracking the carbon emissions of the government’s fleet
Consultation opens on Government Procurement Rules 4th edition
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released a document seeking feedback on the Government Procurement Rules, 4th edition.
Supplier feedback survey launching soon
This month New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP) will launch a supplier survey to gather a more complete supplier perspective of government’s procurement activities.
Update on All-of-Government Construction Consultancy solution
New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP) has been working closely with a sector reference group to develop a strategy for an All-of-Government (AoG) solution for construction consulting services, which will form part of the AoG Consulting Services suite of contracts.
Mandate change for Property Functional Leadership
Cabinet this week agreed to change the Property Functional Leadership mandate to enable the development and delivery of a government office accommodation programme.
Office supplies contract renewed
The Office supplies contract has been renewed for another two years from 18 July 2019 until 17 July 2021.
Air travel supplier update - December 2018
The travel team continues to negotiate fares and discounts for you this month and we’ve gathered them here for you.
Minister Parker reinforces procurement’s role in achieving sustainable outcomes
The Minister for Economic Development David Parker urges procurement leaders to use procurement to overcome some of the country’s biggest challenges.
Mark your diaries for 2019 procurement breakfast sessions
Next year’s procurement breakfast session schedule is filling up and includes topics such as procuring for broader outcomes, sourcing for family violence programmes and developing a procurement strategy for New Plymouth District Council.
New Zealand’s unique procurement approach paves way for globally inspired improvements
Andy Cochrane, Director of Enabling Services at NZGPP, recently returned from an OECD assignment with a raft of valuable learnings in procurement practice.