About Us

Catalyst people are friendly, and at the leading edge of what we do.

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At Catalyst , we put values and integrity before money. We have grown through long-term commitments to our clients, a culture of collaboration and our passionate belief that, in the long term, open source offers significant benefits.

We're creative, collaborative thinkers and doers

Solving complex business problems with smart technology solutions.

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Open Source Academy

The Academy is a Catalyst initiative designed to provide training and work experience for young New Zealand technologists.

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Blog

Catalyst is passionate about blogging about all things open source.

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Open Source

At Catalyst, free and open source is not just what we do – it's what we stand for. We're creative, collaborative thinkers and doers, solving complex business problems with smart technology solutions.

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Life at Catalyst

Catalyst is proud of cultivating a unique working environment ideally suited to talented, creative and committed individuals.

We're advocates of the benefits open source technology can deliver to our clients. Open source means freedom from licence fees, freedom from vendor lock-in and, most importantly, freedom to innovate.

  • Enterprise solutions: We have been providing mission-critical business systems based on open source technologies for public and private sector organisations for the past 20 years.
  • Software development: Adding business value by developing unique, innovative, scalable, business critical software solutions is at the core of Catalyst's service offerings.
  • IT Consulting: We can help your organisation make the most of what is available, for both your immediate and longer-term needs.
  • CMSL: Catalyst has proven expertise in the drupal and silverstripe content management systems.
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Solutions tailored for you

We tailor solutions and make the hard stuff look easy, but we don't own the software, you do:

  • Since 1997, Catalyst has been dedicated to using the world’s best open source software and tools.
  • Catalyst is passionate about blogging about all things open source.
  • At Catalyst, free and open source is not just what we do – it's what we stand for. 
  • Our Directors are all closely involved in continuing our excellent track record for service delivery.
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Life at Catalyst

Catalyst is proud of cultivating a unique working environment ideally suited to talented, creative and committed individuals:

  • As a responsible employer working across global open source communities, diversity and inclusion are important at Catalyst.
  • We have many traditions here at Catalyst, such as Pizza Thursday, which is a chance to showcase your technical interests and the achievements of your projects
  • At Catalyst, you'll be working directly with your clients much of the time. So you'll need the kind of communication and social skills that underpin successful open source projects.
  • With our constant focus on innovative open source technology and R&D, Catalyst is a fresh and exciting place to work.