mix & mash

2010 winners

Congratulations to our 2010 winners

2010 winners by category

  • NZ walks

    Supreme mashup

    "NZ Walks Information", by Daniel Pietzsch

    You can browse and search for walking tracks and can get information on where a track is (including the exact path), how long it is and what the elevation profile looks like. Category sponsored by InternetNZ

  • MashBlock

    Outstanding mashup

    "MashBlock", by Cameron Prebble

    MashBlock is a tool to visualise demographic data from the 2006 Census for 66 Territorial Authorities, 2000 Area Units, and over 48000 Meshblocks. Category sponsored by Microsoft

  • Winner Visualsml

    Best visualisation

    "Grid Watch", by Jeremy Arnold

    An interactive info-graphic with map that shows power usage by Region and Grid Exit Points (Substations) for 2010. Visualizing key information about the national grid, that was previously only available in spreadsheets and zip files, and combining it from CSV extracts from the Electricity Authorities Centralized Dataset (CDS) web interface. Category sponsored by Boost New Media

  • Yachter Mobile

    Best geo application for mobile

    "Yachter Mobile" by Robert Coup

    When you're yacht racing, the more information on the conditions you have, the better your decisions will be. Yachter brings together open data about the conditions now, on a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Category sponsored by Google

  • MP Playing Cards

    Best open government service

    "MP Playing Cards iPad App", by Southgate Labs

    This mash-up is a light-hearted iPad app with an underlying web service, combining statistical data about the current Members of Parliament from a number of different sources, from Hansard to Twitter. Category sponsored by Microsoft

  • Home Sweet Home

    Best search experience

    "Home Sweet Home", by Kim Shepherd & Joshua Smyth

    Find and explore rental properties via GPS on your cellphone or via the website, running on the same set of webservices. View school zones (with decile ratings) and electoral data for the houses you're interested in. Category sponsored by Codec

  • NZ Walks

    Best visitor experience using DOC data

    "NZ Walks Information", by Daniel Pietzsch

    You can browse and search for walking tracks and can get information on where a track is (including the exact path), how long it is and what the elevation profile looks like. Category sponsored by Department of Conservation

  • Winner Judge

    Judge's Discretionary Award

    Recognised for its ability to deliver savings through Creative Commons

    "RFPMIX", by Richard Best

    RFPMIX is a web-based service that enables individuals and organisations to build requests for proposals (RFPs), quickly and painlessly, for more efficient purchasing. It provides a form-based RFP builder to create quality first draft RFPs that can be exported to your word processing application. Draft RFPs cannot be seen by other site users and are regularly deleted from the site's database.

  • Icon Mashup

    Best transport service using InfoConnect data

    This prize was not awarded

  • MashBlock

    Best use of Google cloud computing services

    "MashBlock", by Cameron Prebble

    MashBlock is a tool to visualise demographic data from the 2006 Census for 66 Territorial Authorities, 2000 Area Units, and over 48000 Meshblocks. Prize sponsored by Google

  • Yachter Mobile

    Best use of Windows Azure cloud computing services

    "Yachter Mobile", by Robert Coup

    When you're yacht racing, the more information on the conditions you have, the better your decisions will be. Yachter brings together open data about the conditions now, on a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Prize sponsored by Microsoft

  • Winner Newbiesml

    Best newbie mashup

    "Tax Receipt 2010", by Amanda Dorrell & Nick Malcolm (Summer of Tech interns with Southgate Labs)

    This simple but powerful visualisation shows how your tax dollars are spent. Enter your income, and the site calculates how much tax you pay, itemised by government department, based on the allocations announced in the budget. Prize sponsored by Digital New Zealand

  • Opal Cave

    Creative Commons award for the supreme NZ remix

    "An Opal Dream Cave", by Jem Yoshioka

    The poems of Katherine Mansfield leave vivid images in my mind. It seems only natural I should wish to attempt to illustrate one of her many beautiful poems using visual storytelling. Category sponsored by Creative Commons New Zealand

  • Poster

    Best poster advert for 'the great kiwi summer holiday'

    "Abel Tasman National Park: a little world of its own", by Phil Bartie & Nora Wang

    Abel Tasman National Park is like a paradise escape, and we wanted to show it as a mini-world of its own. Here we took a panaromic source image, and distorted it to polar coordinates, making it appear like a small planet. Category sponsored by Digital New Zealand

  • Winner Cartoonsml

    Best remix of kiwi cartoons by Brunswick

    "Trademe", by Heidi Busch

    Kevin the Kiwi of Trade Me fame attempts to sell some rather unique Kiwiana to a dubious pukeko. Category sponsored by Pixton

  • alternate music video

    Best alternate music video

    "Daylight" by Thomas Gleeson & Emma Johansson

    Like a $2 Instant Win, Tom and Emma scratch the surface of some archival footage to see what's underneath. Category sponsored by MusicHype

  • Poem

    Best poem inspired by the New Zealand Poet Laureate

    "The sun's beat down", by Jo Eaton & Thomas Scovell

    "The sun's beat down" is both a remix and a mash-up. We took set 2's words, "moment, light, curve, attend" and image, as inspiration. Both made us recollect our childhoods and long summer days. The image reminded us of washing the sand off ourselves before we were allowed inside after a day at the beach. Category sponsored by National Library of New Zealand

  • Icon Remix

    Best redesign of a teaching resource

    This prize was not awarded

  • Icon Remix

    Best school student remix entry

    "War Drums", by Carys Goodwin

    This poem is essentially about a headache. I had one at the time of writing it. I feel the interpretation should be individual to each person reading it, so I'm not going to go into detail about the deep 'meaning' behind the poem. Prize sponsored by Digital New Zealand