Blog

Some of our more recent blog articles.

Catalyst and the Public Sector

Over the last twenty years, Catalyst has developed longstanding successful relationships with a wide range of public sector agencies, partnering with them to deliver digital solutions that support their delivery of services to New Zealanders.

From the outset, we were committed to open source and the freedom it provides to government. Now, two decades later, open source is ubiquitous in government...

The Beehive: Parliament House in Wellington

Diversity, inclusion and marriage equity

by Don Christie

One right that is still being debated across the globe is the right for consenting adults to marry, regardless of gender. In New Zealand the Marriage Equity bill was only passed four years ago after a period of effective limbo for gay couples. Australia is going through a similarly convoluted approach to the topic today, despite widespread and majority public support for the idea.

Open source underpins Open Knowledge

by Don Christie

Open knowledge is knowledge that one is free to use, reuse, and redistribute without legal, social or technological restriction. Open knowledge is a set of principles and methodologies related to the production and distribution of how knowledge works in an open manner. Knowledge is interpreted broadly to include data, content and general information.

Matauka High School, Senanga, Zambia