Award Categories for 2016

Winners in each category in 2016

category government

Open Source Use in Government

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

Winner

- DigialNZ and National Library of New Zealand for DigitalNZ

Finalists

- NZ Herald for fyi.org.nz
- Sensible 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.

Winner

- Catalyst for The Catalyst Cloud

Finalists

- NZRS and Inspire Net Ltd for Open Source Wireless Network Modelling Tools - Wavetrace and Inspire-geo
- The Samba Team for Samba as an AD DC

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.

Winner

- Paul Cambell for The OneRNG project

Finalists

- Imagination Technologies for Awa LWM2M
- Loomio for Loomio

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.

Winner

- Eileen McNaughton’s contribution to CiviCRM

Finalists

- 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

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.

Winner

- City Housing, Wellington City Council for Wellington City Housing Computer Hubs

Finalists

- Ignite - a house points game for secondary schools
- NatureWatch NZ Leading Citizen Bioscience in NZ

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.

Winner

- The Cacophony Project for bring back the bird song to New Zealand

Finalists

- Jared Kibele: developer of open source software for marine habitat mapping
- Mark J. Costello for Marine biodiversity databases  and IOBIS

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.

Winner

-Make/Use Team, Massey University for Make/Use: User Modifiable Zero Waste Fashion

Finalists

- Caroline McQuarrie for The No Town Project
- Julian Oliver for Public Patch
- Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa for Website and Online Services Project (WOSP)

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.

Winners

- Brent Wood for services to Geospatial Open Source in New Zealand
- Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Priv-O-Matic

Finalists

- DigialNZ and National Library of New Zealand for DigitalNZ
- Douglas Bagnall for contributions to open source spy software
- Land Information New Zealand for NZGOAL-SE Consultation
- Sensible for Sensibel
- The Cacophony Project for bring back the bird song to New Zealand

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.

Winner: Peter Gutmann
Finalist: Bryce Van Dyk

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