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Ngā Whiringa Toa


Congratulations to the finalists for 2021
Me whakamihi i ngā whiringa toa mō te taua 2021


Open Source in Government
Whakamahi Pūmanawa Herekore i te Kāwanatanga

Department of Internal Affairs(external link) for the Covid-19 Foreign Nationals Assistance Tool(external link)

Ministry of Health(external link) for the NZ COVID Tracer application(external link)

Nicholson Consulting(external link) in partnership with Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority(external link) and BusinessNZ Energy Council(external link)
for New Zealand Energy Scenarios TIMES-NZ 2.0 Data Visualisation App(external link)


Open Source Use in Business
Whakamahi Pūmanawa Herekore i te Pakihi 

Shane Alcock and The OpenLI Project(external link)

Te Hiku Media(external link) and Whare Kōrero(external link) 

Thom Toogood(external link) and Lagoon(external link)


Open Source Software Project
Kaupapa Pūmanawa Herekore

(external link)Mahara Project(external link)

Silverstripe CMS for the Silverstripe CMS(external link)

Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand Basemap Service(external link)


Open Source Contributor
Kaikoha Pūmanawa Herekore

Evonne Cheung's contributions to the Mahara project(external link): Graphically designing an open source project

Samuel Williams(external link) contributions to the Ruby programming language(external link)

Steve Purcell's(external link) contributions to MELPA(external link); The most widely used Emacs package repository


Open Source in Education, Social Services and Youth
Pūmanawa Herekore i te Mātauranga, ngā Ratonga Pāpori me te Rangatahi

(external link)NZSL Share(external link) by  Deaf studies Research Unit, Victoria University of Wellington(external link) and Ackama(external link)
partnering with JR McKenzie Trust's Deaf Development Fund(external link) and MSD Office for Disability Issues(external link)

OER Foundation for Higher education built on Open Educational Resources(external link)

Somar Digital(external link) for designing and building the Citizens Advice Bureau NZ(external link) website and intranet

University of Canterbury for Analytics for Course Engagement (ACE)(external link)


Open Source use in Science
Whakamahi Pūmanawa Herekore i te Pūtaiao

AviaNZ(external link): Making Sure Our Birds Are Heard

Centre for Computational Evolution(external link) for BEAST 2(external link)

Irene Wallis' development of the fractoolbox Python library(external link)


Open Source use in the Arts
Whakamahi Pūmanawa Herekore i Ngā Toi

Julian Oliver with Electromagnetic Geographies(external link)

Tristan Bunn(external link) with PYDE.ORG(external link)

Vicki Smith(external link) and Breathe(external link) an artist contribution to urban waterway engagement


Open Source People's Choice award
Te Kōwhiri a te Iwi

Ingo Schommer(external link): A pillar of the open-source Silverstripe CMS(external link)

Joseph Sutton's contribution to the Samba Project(external link)

Julian Oliver with Electromagnetic Geographies(external link)

Kolovai Library, Kingdom of Tonga(external link) for their use of Koha(external link) in providing community access to information and knowledge(external link).

Manawatū-Whanganui Local Authority Shared Services Ltd(external link) for Archives Central(external link)

Nicholson Consulting(external link) in partnership with Te Rourou, Vodafone Foundation Aotearoa(external link), Centre for Social Impact(external link) and Deloitte(external link) for Thriving Rangatahi Population Explorer(external link) 



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