The Government expects its departments, and encourages other public sector agencies, to be guided in their procurement by the following principles:
Structured approach to strategic procurement Achieving strategic procurement outcomes involves setting strategic priorities and direction. The implementation links strategic planning with operational planning and financial planning and management.
Overview of developing procurement capability – what, why, how, who – and links to specific initiatives.
As part of good procurement practice agencies are encouraged to publish a Strategic Procurement Outlook (SPO) and an Annual Procurement Plan (APP). This page contains current APPs and SPOs as well as guides and templates to assist agencies.
To support the New Zealand Government Procurement Reform a set of standard conditions of contract have been developed for use by government agencies. This page contains Government Model Contract guides and templates.
This page links to key policies and guidance for agencies.