Don Christie

the Future of New Zealand's Technology

Eight major tech companies, the European Commission, and seventeen countries have stepped-up to support a widespread agreement for the elimination of terrorist and violent...
Don Christie

Comment on Christchurch Call

Recently I wrote an Op Ed for the NZ Herald on the Christchurch Call (you can find it here, but it’s behind the paywall). In the Op Ed I wrote that the Christchurch Call and...
Russell Michell

State of the (Blockchain) Nation: Part 2

Introduction In Part 1, I discussed the state of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry in New Zealand, and introduced readers to a report produced in December 2018 which...
Russell Michell

State of the (Blockchain) Nation: Part 1

Introduction In December 2018, Callaghan Innovation in association with MBIE and Centrality produced their report summarising the state of Blockchain Technology in a New...
Don Christie

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers?

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers? New Zealand’s ICT industry is at a critical point. Do we build a future for our sector as creators, or do we become the passive...
Chloe Gunn

Catalyst announces 2019 Scholarship winners

Two outstanding students, Emma and Zac, have been awarded the 2019 Catalyst Open Source Scholarship. The scholarships award the students $6,000 each over three years to help...
Chloe Gunn

Open Source Academy Graduation 2019

Every summer Catalyst hosts students of school years 11 to 13, from all around New Zealand and acts as a hub for growing understanding, knowledge and practical skills in open...