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Council Contractors

All contractors or subcontractors carrying out work on behalf of Manawatū District Council must be pre-qualified before commencing any work, or submitting a tender if the tender process is applicable. Pre-qualification is also applicable to any service provider who intends to offer its services to Council.



Contractors Health and Safety Pre-Qualification Application Form (112KB docx)

Small Business and Consultants Health and Safety Pre-Qualification Application Form (106KB docx)

Service Providers Health and Safety Pre-Qualification Application Form (85KB docx)


To become prequalified with Manawatū District Council, please select the relevant form from the list above, complete the form in its entirety, attach all of the required information and return it in one of the following ways:

  • Email all information to
  • Drop it into the Council offices at 135 Manchester Street, Feilding, or
  • Post it to:

Manawatu District Council

C/o - Health and Safety Advisor

Private Bag 10 001

Feilding 4743


Due to our close relationship and shared services agreement with Rangitikei District Council, by completing our pre-qualification process, you will also become prequalified with their Council.

Need help filling out or understanding the pre-qualification form? Feel free to contact Councils Health and Safety Advisor, Cheryl Wright, on (06) 323 0000 and she will be happy to make a time to meet with you and take you through the process.

Please note, pre-qualification is valid for 2 years from the date of acceptance. We will contact you before your 2 years is up and request updated information. By being prequalified with Manawatū District Council, you are not automatically entitled to receive work on behalf of Council.

For more information on why Council requires all contractors and service providers to go through a pre-qualification process, see the Worksafe website and their information on overlapping duties.