Appendix: Our other reports that discuss procurement

Procurement guidance for public entities.

Other reports we have produced that have covered aspects of procurement practice are listed here. They illustrate the variety of specific contexts in which procurement issues have arisen.


  • Public sector purchases, grants, and gifts: Managing funding arrangements with external parties


  • Controlling sensitive expenditure: Guidelines for public entities
  • Managing conflicts of interest: Guidance for public entities
  • Guidance for members of local authorities about the law on conflicts of interest


  • Principles to underpin management by public entities of funding to non-government organisations
  • Achieving public sector outcomes with private sector partners
  • Inquiry into certain allegations about Housing New Zealand Corporation


  • Electricity Commission: Contracting with service providers
  • Inquiry into the Ministry of Health’s contracting with Allen and Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists Limited
  • Inquiry into certain aspects of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa


  • Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology’s management of conflicts of interest regarding the Computing Offered On-line (COOL) programme
  • Ministry of Defence and New Zealand Defence Force: Further report on the acquisition and introduction into service of Light Armoured Vehicles


  • Inquiry into Public Funding of Organisations Associated with Donna Awatere Huata MP


  • Purchasing Primary Health Care Provided in General Practice
  • Certain Matters Arising from Allegations of Impropriety at Transend Worldwide Limited


  • Ministry of Defence: Acquisition of Light Armoured Vehicles and Light Operational Vehicles
  • Providing and Caring for School Property
  • Good Practice for Involvement in a Major Project – Lessons from the Opuha Dam Project


  • Governance and Oversight of Large Information Technology Projects
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