About usat Catalyst


Catalyst is a New Zealand-owned and operated company where values and integrity come 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.



Why choose us?

Since 1997, Catalyst has been dedicated to using the world’s best open source software and tools.  Our business is about expertly adapting open source technologies to precisely fit what people need.

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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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Life at Catalyst

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

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Meet our Directors

Our Directors are all closely involved in continuing our excellent track record for service delivery.

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News & events

Catalyst is always looking for talented and creative individuals.

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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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Contact us

Catalyst has offices in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Contact your nearest office, and we'll direct your enquiries and messages to the appropriate Catalysta.

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

We go out of our way to make the hard stuff look easy.

We tailor solutions, so we don't own the software, you do.