Major Contract

New Dunedin Hospital - Inpatient building

New Dunedin Hospital - Inpatient building

The Inpatient Building, also to be known as the Acute Services Building, is the larger building to be constructed as part of the New Dunedin Hospital. It will include an emergency department, operating theatres and other services including a dedicated primary birthing unit.

Key Dates

Aug 2017 Project Announcement
Nov 2020 RFP Open
Aug 2021 Preferred Bidder Selection
Dec 2023 Expected Construction Commencement
Apr 2028 Expected Construction Completion
Apr 2028 Acute Services Building to be operational


Procuring Agency: New Zealand Ministry of Health
Successful Tenderer: CPB Contractors- Early Contractor Engagement


Nov 2020 The NZ Ministry of Health released a Request for Proposal for early contractor engagement (ECE) for the Acute Services (inpatient) building. The ECE will see the selection of a preferred contractor and preferred sub-trade contractors who will provide input on design. The works will be split into three packages comprising: a) Substructure: piling up to base isolator fixing, b) Superstructure: base-building services, facade, roof, site works, landscaping and link bridges, and c) Clinical and non-clinical internal fitout and fitout of link bridges.
Aug 2021 The New Zealand Ministry of Health announced CPB Contractors as the preferred bidder to partake in the Early Contractor Engagement (ECE) phase of the Acute Services (Inpatient) Building component. CPB Contractors will provide input to the remaining design stages, planning and costing for the Inpatient Building. The involvement of CPB Contractors in the delivery phase of the project will be confirmed in 2023.
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
New Zealand |
Project website
New Dunedin Hospital
Media releases
Tender notices
Request for Proposal
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NZ Ministry of Health