Appendix 2: Our procurement-related publications, 2018 to 2024

Strengthening government procurement: Lessons from our recent work.
Performance audits
Using "functional leadership" to improve government procurement
New Zealand Transport Agency: Maintaining state highways through Network Outcomes Contracts
Strategic suppliers: Understanding and managing the risks of service disruption
Inland Revenue Department: Procurement for the Business Transformation programme
Preparations for the nationwide roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine
How well public organisations are supporting Whānau Ora and whānau-centred approaches
Follow-up reports
Response to our recommendations about maintaining state highways
Responses to our recommendations about strategic suppliers
Responses about our functional leadership recommendations
Getting the best from panels of suppliers
Local government procurement
Getting it right: Managing conflicts of interest involving council employees
Getting it right: Supporting integrity in emergency procurement
Inquiry into procurement of work by Westland District Council at Franz Josef
Inquiry into Waikato District Health Board's procurement of services from HealthTap
Department of Corrections' procurement of rapid deployment of prison accommodation
Inquiry into Alpine Energy Limited's decision to install solar equipment at a senior executive's house
Auckland light rail City Centre to Māngere project
Inquiry into the University of Auckland's decision to purchase a house in Parnell
Tauranga City Council car park building project
Engagement of consultants at Queenstown Lakes District Council
The Ministry of Health's procurement of a national immunisation system
Response to concerns about the Ministry of Health's procurement for Covid-19 saliva testing services
Inquiry into management fees paid by South Auckland Middle School and Middle School West Auckland in 2018
Project Te Matapihi: Structural engineering services for the central library
Engagement of consultants at Horowhenua District Council
Inquiry into Callaghan Innovation's procurement process
Introducing our work about procurement
Ministry of Health: Management of personal protective equipment in response to Covid-19
Procurement and contract management: Lessons from the tertiary sector (Audit New Zealand)
Good practice guides
A range of good practice guidance for procurement, contract management, and managing conflicts of interest can be found at and