Award Categories for 2016

Finalists for 2016 are listed below each category

category government

Open Source Use in Government

For the outstanding use of free and open source in the public sector in New Zealand.

- DigitalNZ
- NZ Herald for
- Sensibel

category business

Open Source Use in Business

For the outstanding use of free and open source in the private sector in New Zealand.

- Open Source Wireless Network Modelling Tools - Wavetrace and Inspire-geo
- Samba as an AD DC
- The Catalyst Cloud

category project

Open Source Software Project

Recognises the free and open source software project that has made the biggest positive impact for New Zealanders in the past two years.

- Awa LWM2M
- Loomio
- The OneRNG project

category contributor

Open Source Contributor

Recognises the outstanding contributions by a New Zealand individual or organisation to one or more free and open source projects.

- Aleisha Amohia's contributions to Koha
- Brent Wood for services to Geospatial Open Source in NZ
- Douglas Bagnall for contributions to open source spy software
- Eileen McNaughton’s contribution to CiviCRM

category socialservices

Open Source in Education, Social Services and Youth

For the outstanding use of free and open source in education, social services, charities, youth and community organisations.

- Ignite - a house points game for secondary schools
- NatureWatch NZ Leading Citizen Bioscience in NZ
- Wellington City Housing Computer Hubs

category science

Open Source use in Science

Recognises the outstanding use of free and open source software to make scientific research and data accessible to all.

- Jared Kibele: developer of open source software for marine habitat mapping
- Mark J. Costello for Marine biodiversity databases  and IOBIS
- The Cacophony Project - bring back the bird song to New Zealand

category science

Open Source use in the Arts

For the outstanding use of free and open source for creative endeavours and the arts in New Zealand.

- Make/Use: User Modifiable Zero Waste Fashion
- Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa – Website and Online Services Project (WOSP)
- Public Patch
- The No Town Project

category peoplechoice 0

Open Source People's Choice Award

Recognises the individual or organisation that the New Zealand free and open source community at large feels is worthy of public acknowledgement.

- Brent Wood
- Cacophony
- DigitalNZ
- Douglas Bagnall
- NZGOAL-SE Consultation
- Priv-O-Matic
- Sensibel

Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems

The Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems is awarded to the New Zealand individual (whether from academia or industry) who has made the greatest contribution to the field of Open Systems in the past two years.

This award is administered by The University of Auckland’s Department of Computer Science. 

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