The Cook Islands Investment Corporation invites suitably qualified Contractors (Tenderers) to bid for the contract to Design, Install and Commission a passenger lift in the Ministry of Justice building in Avarua, Rarotonga.

This RFT is for two (2) contracts and adopts the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) approach. Responses to this RFT must be for both contracts covering the whole of the works.

  • Contract 1: Design consultant

The successful tenderer will be engaged in the first instance as a design consultant. For this stage, the Contractor will produce the design for the passenger lift, working in collaboration with the Client, and taking into account site conditions and relevant codes and standards. Once the design is finalized, and subject to acceptance of the final price offer for Contract 2, the Contractor will be offered the Installation and Commissioning contract.

  • Contract 2: Installation and Commissioning

The successful contractor will be responsible for the complete supply and installation of the lift based on the agreed design produced in Contract 1. The Contractor will also provide maintenance and training support as outlined in the Tender Specifications. Subject to final design, the baseline estimate for contract 2 is $100,000.

Tender documents can be viewed on the Cook Islands Government E-Government Procurement portal; New tenderers must first register as a Supplier on the portal and express interest in the RFT to gain access the relevant document(s).

Tenderers should ensure have downloaded or received all files for this RFT including all prospective notices.

Tenders shall be submitted in electronic format only. All enquiries relating to this RFT shall be via email to

Tenders close at 4pm on Tuesday 24 May 2022 (CI Time).

Amended Tender Closing Time and Date Extended to:  4pm (CI Time) Tuesday 31st May 2022.  Refer to NTT1

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