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Tōtika Buyers & Suppliers Portal


  • Annual Fee $1000
  • Search the register
  • Set up auto .csv import of the register
  • Access contractor/supplier information


  • No registration fees
  • Quick and easy registration process
  • Find your supplier category
  • Understand accepted assessments and certifications
  • Upload key documents and set expiries

Contractors with Supply Chains

  • Annual Fee $1000
  • Both client and supplier functionality

Tōtika - cross-recognition for Health and Safety
pre-qualification in the New Zealand construction industry


Pre-qualification and assessment of health and safety is an important part of the procurement process. Before Tōtika, there was no common standard for pre-qualification resulting in many proprietary and internal pre-qualification schemes. Creating inefficiency in the supply chain because suppliers had to repeatedly pre-qualify against different schemes and standards. This repeated and duplicated effort wastes time and money for both clients and contractors. There is a strong desire within the industry alike for a common pre-qualification standard and streamlined pre-qualification process; Tōtika has been developed to deliver these outcomes.

What is Tōtika? It creates a fair and equitable scheme with the objective that suppliers only need to pre-qualify ONCE instead of duplicating effort for each new client and opportunity through:

  • One universal standard – which provides a single source and a common view for H&S pre-qualification
  • One cross recognition framework – that recognises external audits of suppliers as an alternative
  • External assessment and certificate schemes – through recognition of ISO 45001 certification, Safe + onsite assessments, and Q-Safe certification
  • It is an evolution – it is the next step to streamlining H&S pre-qualification criteria for procurement purposes

What it isn't. Tōtika is not just another pre-qualification system, it is a single framework that brings all health and safety pre-qualifications together under one umbrella to make the process cheaper and quicker for everyone. Tōtika does not absolve a buyers/clients responsibility for health and safety, nor does it guarantee any supplier capability of doing a job. Tōtika is not for profit and so any surplus after costs will be used for the benefit of industry.

Details on the contractor/supplier grading process are available within the scheme rules document. If you do not agree with the category you have been allocated you may submit an appeal to  Tōtika will consider this appeal and discuss the decision with you.
Tōtika registration is free and only takes a few minutes.  Simply click on the registration button, provide some basic information about your business and answer a few simple questions. The schemes operates in line with the Tōtika Scheme rules

When your current pre-qualification or certification expires in the future:

  • you will receive an automatic email notification; and on re-registration; and
  • you will be asked the categorisation questions again; this is in case anything has changed since the business last registered.

Tōtika Scheme Rules

Tōtika Standard Requirements
with Guidance

Tōtika Scheme Core Criteria

Tōtika Questionnaire Guidance and Minimum Evidence Required

Do you operate pre-qualification schemes?

For Member Assessment Scheme information, click here. This does not apply to suppliers or client organisations.

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