A reminder that if you want to vote for the People’s choice award for New Zealand Open Source Awards being held 9 November, you need to vote by 26 October. There are some excellent candidates listed so I recommend you take a look and place your vote.
- The DAViCal project
- Lianne Dalziel – Member of Parliament and Chair of the Commerce Select Committee
- The Tumanako Project – Greenstage Ltd
- Amie McCarron – Alcoholics Anonymous New Zealand websites – Bluebubble Design
- Albany Senior High School Use of Open Source – Mark Osborne
- Public Sector Remix – NZOSS and John Rankin
This week is pretty exciting as I found out that I am a finalist for the New Zealand Open Source awards, and in three categories. That is pretty amazing as I never dreamed of seeing my name up there with all the wonderful, amazing, talented people contributing to open source in New Zealand. The news was made public on the NZOSA website today. On the 9 November the winners will be announced.
There are peoples choice awards that you can vote for from tomorrow so do check out the options so you can place your vote:
- Mark Osborne, Albany Senior High School
- Lianne Dalziel, MP, for her work as Chair of the Commerce Select Committee
- DaviCal – a server for calendar sharing
- Amie McCarron for the Alcoholics Anonymous NZ websites
- NZOSS Public Sector Remix – a project to demonstrate the viability of free open source software on public sector desktops
- The Tumanako Project – produces components for several high-power electric motor and battery applications