NZ Open Source Award 2016 Finalists Announced

From the NZOSA press release email:

"The judges have completed their review of the many projects and individuals nominated for awards this year, and have announced the finalists for each category.  

“The quality of all of the nominations was very impressive. We are fortunate to have so many people here using open source technology and philosophy to deliver amazing technical, social and creative projects.

“The judges would like to congratulate all of the nominees, as all of their contributions have created significant value for our communities, research institutions and businesses.” said Jason Ryan, Chair of the judging panel.

We would like to thank the judges for all the time they put into reviewing the nominations.

View a list of the 2016 finalists -

People's Choice award

Nominations for the People's Choice award are listed on the website, ready for voting, which is open until 5 September.
View People's Choice nominations -


We would like to thank all our sponsors for the NZOSA 2016.
Platinum - Catalyst and NZRS
Silver - Redhat, SilverStripe and IITP
Bronze - Silicon Systems, NZRise and NZOSS. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact

Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems

Once again The University of Auckland Department of Computer science is presenting the Clinton Bedgoni prize for open systems at the NZOSA gala dinner, applications close on 27 August.  More details and nomination forms are available at

Gala dinner

The gala dinner is being held on Tuesday 25 October at Te Papa in Wellington. 
Tickets are $45, to reserve your ticket contact