The Government is committed to using its procurement to find ways to partner more effectively with the construction sector to grow the size and skills of New Zealand’s construction workforce.
Rule 18 of the Government Procurement Rules requires agencies who are procuring construction works valued at $9 million or more (excluding GST) to:
For information to help you understand how to incorporate these requirements into construction contracts, see:
Increase the size and skill level of the domestic construction sector workforce and provide employment opportunities to targeted groups.
There are lots of resources available to help you with different aspects of construction procurement.