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State highway professional services contract proforma manual (SM030)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

A manual for use by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Transport Services team when preparing tender documents for professional services contracts.

Prequalified contractors

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This document outlines Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's list of prequalified contractors, their levels and categories. It is updated on 31 January, 30 April, 31 July and 31 October each year.  

See also:
Contractor prequalification

Prequalification information pack

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This document outlines the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency prequalification for physical works process.  

See also technical advice note:
TAN #21-09 Prequal Info Pack update - June 2021

Contract procedures manual (SM021)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Contract procedures manual contains procedures for procurement. Part A contains procedures relating to the contracting of professional services and physical works that are included in the National Land Transport Programme (NLTP). Part B contains guidance, procedures and processes that govern corporate procurement (non-NLTP-funded).

State highway construction contract proforma manual (SM031)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

SM031 is a manual for use by consultants when preparing state highway tender documents for traditional, design and construct, lump sum, alliancing and minor works and physical works construction contracts. Related information

Highway Information Portal: Physical works

#21-11 Amendment of SM014 Cost Estimation Manual

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Technical advice note , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This note is to advise that an amendment has been made to the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (Waka Kotahi) Cost Estimation Manual SM014 (herein referred to as ‘SM014’).   This is a general update to align the manual with current business and cost estimation practice. The amended SM014 comes into effect from the date of publication of this note.

Cost estimation manual (SM014)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

A manual for use by consultants when preparing cost estimates. It contains all Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's procedures and guidelines for producing, reviewing and submitting estimates for capital projects. The elemental costing database noted in appendix F of SM014 is a cost breakdown of earthworks, drainage, pavement, etc from completed projects, which is updated as  projects are completed. Version control

Version 3, published November 2010
Amendment 1, published October 2015
Second Edition, published August 2021

State highway network outcomes contract management manual (SM034)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audience: General

A manual to provide guidance and assistance to Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency staff involved with Network Outcomes Contracts. The manual covers the contract cycle from procurement, contract establishment, contract management, and the maintenance, operations and renewal delivery annual cycle, through to the final year and contract close-out. It contains checklists, processes, forms and examples, and guidelines for elements of the contract.  

The NOC contract document sets the contractual arrangement and specifications in SM032. SM034 sits alongside this to further explain processes in the NOC and who is responsible for them, with a focus on Waka Kotahi contract management processes. Disclaimer

Version 2 of SM034 is an interim version and has not been updated except where specified in the Summary of amendments.   It is the responsibility of the manual user to verify the accuracy of the information contained therein.

Infrastructure procurement strategy

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road controlling authorities, Road traffic engineers & consultants

This Infrastructure procurement strategy sets out strategic objectives for infrastructure procurement, describes how Waka Kotahi will procure the current National Land Transport Programme (NLTP), and provides strategic guidance to our teams when designing and selecting procurement approaches. This strategy is currently under review to reflect new funding sources and investment programmes, and will be formally updated following the finalisation of the 2021 Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS).

State highway maintenance contract proforma manual (SM032)

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

A manual for use by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency when preparing state highway tender documents for maintenance contracts. It contains the Transport Agency's Transport Services group physical works maintenance tender documents for the network outcomes contract. Note: Appendix B (also known as alliancing) is subject to intellectual copyright. Contact the Procurement Strategy & Methods team procurement@nzta. govt. nz if you wish to use this document. An updated version of Appendix B is available from June 2020.