Buller District Council

Media Release – Buller Road Maintenance Contract 2020-2023 – Awarded to WestReef Services Ltd

9th September, 2020

Council’s road maintenance contract (the contract) expires on the 30 September 2020. As part of the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) approved procurement strategy Council staff have completed a robust tender process to renew the Contract.

The contract scope includes maintenance of roads and bridges within the Buller district. It will be effective from 1 October 2020 and has an initial contract term of three years. There are two rights of renewal of two years each, making a total maximum contract term of seven years. The rights of renewal are at the discretion of Council and based on performance.

The advantages of awarding the contract to WestReef include:

  • Intimate knowledge of Buller’s roading sites, assets, risk and challenges.
  • Excellent network of partner contractors and professionals.
  • Local staff including employees and subcontractors.
  • Specialist skills and experience gained from being the current district road network maintenance contractor.
  • Good track record and past performance.

Council chief executive Sharon Mason, Buller Holdings chief executive Craig Scanlon, WestReef general manager Dylan Taylor and roading manager Alan Neill and Councils coordinator roading Brian Murphy met yesterday to sign the contract between Council and Buller Holdings.

WestReef is looking forward to the opportunity to continue to provide road maintenance services on the local road network in the Buller District.  “The BDC roading contract is the cornerstone of WestReef. This long-term contract is a critical part of our business and we are really excited to have the opportunity to continue to provide this service for Buller District Council and ratepayers of the Buller District”.


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