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Increasing access for New Zealand businesses

Agencies must consider how they can create opportunities for New Zealand businesses, including Māori, Pasifika and regional businesses, as well as social enterprises.

Increasing New Zealand business access to government contract opportunities

Under Rule 17 of the Government Procurement Rules, agencies must consider how they can create opportunities for New Zealand businesses, including Māori, Pasifika and regional businesses, as well as social enterprises.

Some businesses can find it difficult to bid for government procurement opportunities. Poorly written tenders with complex information and processes, and limited conversation between agencies and businesses are some of the barriers felt by New Zealand businesses when tendering for government contracts.

Removing these barriers and improving the ability for all businesses to bid, increases competition, grows local expertise, and creates jobs. Government procurement can also support economic development by growing more export-capable businesses to compete in the international market.

There is a lot that agencies can do to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to compete and ensure a level playing field in government procurement.

Guidance and resources

For tips on how to procure in a way that effectively involves New Zealand businesses while still being fair to all suppliers:

There are some simple things that you can do to improve access for Māori, Pasifika, and regional businesses:

Better access to information and communications technology (ICT) contracts is a priority area for the government:

These guides will be available as web pages soon.

If you’d like to share your feedback with us or if you’ve got case studies that others would benefit from, please email us.

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