Each participant in an AoG contract has responsibilities that they must meet as part of that contract.
Participating agencies or schools maintain the day-to-day operational relationship with their selected supplier. Their responsibilities include:
The contract manager will be either:
Their responsibilities include:
The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) negotiates and enters into all AoG contracts on behalf of the Crown.
AoG contract suppliers should provide:
They should also promote the contract to other eligible agencies.
Suppliers and agencies must try to resolve any disputes that arise between them as soon as possible.
Contact us for advice on any disputes or issues that arise with suppliers.
Overview of the contractual documents for AoG contracts.
Supply / Services Agreement
Signed between MBIE and each supplier when the contractual relationship is formed.
Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
Signed between MBIE and eligible agencies to allow access to AoG contracts and commercially sensitive information.
Note: eligible agencies only need to sign a NDA once to gain access to information across all AoG contracts.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
Sets out the relationship between NZGP or GPG and participating agencies. It highlights the obligations of each party and the key points in the contract as they relate to participating agencies.
Letter of Accession (LoA)
Signed by eligible agencies to confirm agreement to the MoU. By signing the LoA eligible agencies join the contract as a participating agency.
Statement of Work (SoW)/ Purchase or Services Order / Pricing or Service Supplement
The purchasing agreement signed between a participating agency and supplier for a specific piece of work.