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Nominations are now open for the 2021 New Zealand Open Source Awards
Posted on 1-Jun-2021 12:24 News, Open Source

Since 2007, the Open Source Awards have recognised and celebrated the outstanding work done with free and open source software and the artistic, scientific, and social outcomes it delivers in New
Zealand.

New Zealand lawyers gain access to legal templates free of charge
Posted on 12-Mar-2017 18:38 News, Open Source

Technology law firm Simmonds Stewart offers legal templates to New Zealand lawyers free of charge.

Stats NZ takes lead on open data
Posted on 4-Mar-2017 18:57 News, Open Source

Statistics Minister Mark Mitchell has welcomed the transfer of the Government's open data programme to Statistics New Zealand (Stats NZ), saying it will help boost the Government's commitment to providing better and more freely available information.

Finalists for the 2016 New Zealand Open Source Awards announced
Posted on 17-Aug-2016 20:00 News, Open Source

The final award winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner in Wellington on October 25.

Open Source conference in Wellington sold out - more tickets available
Posted on 13-Apr-2015 15:58 News, Open Source

With three days to go, innovative new conference Open Source // Open Society (OS//OS) has sold out.

Conference to discuss open source and open society in Wellington
Posted on 1-Apr-2015 21:46 News, Open Source

Wellington, New Zealand, will be on the world stage on the 16th and 17th of April when it plays host to a collaboration between open source developers, democracy activists, government officials and digital tech heavyweights at the Open Source // Open Society (OS//OS) conference.

Linus Torvalds to answer Q&A during LCA 2015 Auckland
Posted on 4-Dec-2014 20:40 News, Open Source

Linux Project Coordinator Linus Torvalds to return to LCA (linux.conf.au) conference to participate in Q&A session after 12 years.

Open Source Developers Conference 2013 to be hosted in Auckland
Posted on 9-Oct-2013 14:48 News, Open Source

This year an Auckland based team have the rights to one of the leading community run Open Source events. Historically held in Australia OSDC covers a wide range of Open Source technologies from low level development and frameworks up to the business value of Open Source technologies.

Open Source Developers Conference 2013 to be hosted in Auckland
Posted on 1-Jul-2013 16:00 News, Open Source

This year an Auckland based team have the rights to one of the leading community run Open Source events. Historically held in Australia OSDC covers a wide range of Open Source technologies from low level development and frameworks up to the business value of Open Source technologies.

Akamai joins OpenStack community
Posted on 8-Oct-2011 08:19 News, Open Source

Company plans to provide advice and guidance on best practices for platform design and architecture to help overcome the availability, delivery, performance, and scale challenges inherently faced by globally distributed cloud infrastructures and applications.

Oracle plans to move OpenOffice.org to a community-based project
Posted on 17-Apr-2011 10:19 News, Open Source

The company said it will continue to make large investments in open source technologies that are strategic to customers including Linux and MySQL.

Kiwi company SilverStripe first to reach Open Source certification for Windows Server
Posted on 17-Nov-2010 10:39 News, Open Source

SilverStripe, a web development company delivering open source content management systems (CMS) and development services to businesses throughout Australasia, Europe and the USA, has achieved �Certification for Windows Server 2008 R2� for version 2.4.0 of their flagship product, SilverStripe CMS.

NZ Open Source Awards winners announced
Posted on 9-Nov-2010 22:33 News, Open Source

The NZ Open Source Awards 2010 celebrate the acceptance and importance of open source software in mainstream IT.

NZ Open Source Awards Finalists Announced
Posted on 6-Oct-2010 09:00 News, Open Source

Organisers says Open Source software particularly strong in business innovation.

The CodePlex Foundation rebrands, renamed Outercurve Foundation
Posted on 29-Sep-2010 11:51 News, Open Source

CodePlex Foundation, the open source foundation launched with support from Microsoft in 2009, today announced it has rebranded and adopted a new name: the Outercurve Foundation.

New Zealand company receives US$1 million funding from Google
Posted on 25-Sep-2010 08:40 News, Open Source

Kiwi monorail technology company Shweeb to receive funding as part of Google�s Project 10^100 which called for ideas to change the world by helping as many people as possible.

New Zealand Open Source Awards open for nominations and judges announced
Posted on 17-Aug-2010 21:08 News, Open Source

Well-known Kiwiblog creator David Farrar joins judging panel of open source experts.

New Zealand Open Source Awards 2010 now open for nominations
Posted on 15-Jul-2010 15:49 News, Open Source

Two new categories are being included this year: Open Source Use in The Arts, and the People's Choice Award for Open Source.

The linux.conf.au 2010 opens in Wellington with over 700 attendees
Posted on 18-Jan-2010 11:25 News, Open Source

linux.conf.au 2010 welcomes over 700 technologists, bringing together the best and brightest minds in the free and open source software community.

Wellington claims to lead Software Freedom Day celebrations in New Zealand
Posted on 17-Sep-2009 09:16 News, Open Source

The capital will host New Zealand�s biggest event, on September 20 at the Wellington Convention Centre to mark the day, an annual worldwide celebration of the use and development of free and open source software (FOSS), open standards and open data.

New Zealander Penny Leach wins one of Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards
Posted on 24-Jul-2009 13:28 News, Open Source

OSCON Co-Chair Allison Randal presented the 5th Annual Google O'Reilly Open Source Awards.

Adobe releases Flash Platform Media and Text Frameworks as Open Source
Posted on 22-Jul-2009 14:19 News, Open Source

Core Open Source Flash technologies now available for media player creation and text layout.

IBM commits to future of ODF with Symphony Roadmap
Posted on 6-Nov-2008 08:35 News, Open Source

Free Symphony Open for Mac, Ubuntu, OpenOffice 3.0 code and Microsoft Office 2007 file support coming in 2009.

Software Freedom Day 08 happening in Wellington
Posted on 2-Sep-2008 16:23 News, Open Source

Unlimited Potential (UP) in association with the New Zealand Open Source Society (NZOSS), SuperHappyDevHouse, Wellington Linux User Group (WellyLUG) and CWA New Media are organising an Open Source event in New Zealand's capital.

Wellington event hosts free software advocate Richard Stallman
Posted on 8-Aug-2008 16:37 News, Open Source

Gamers, geeks and IT enthusiasts around Wellington will be grouping en mass in the Wellington Town Hall next week to meet a living legend in IT circles.


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