mix & mash

2011 Categories

There were 5 mashup categories and 5 remix categories, all with great prizes, plus a bunch of awesome Special Awards.

Data mashup categories

  • the Parliamentary Counsel Office

    Open government data mashup

    $2000 will be awarded to the application that best encourages government transparency, access and insight into government information or services.

  • Squiz NZ

    Environment data mashup

    $2000 will be awarded to the application that best contributes to New Zealand’s environmental well-being.

  • SPARC

    Sport and recreation data mashup

    $2000 will be awarded to the application that best encourages New Zealanders’ participation in sport and recreation.

  • the LINZ Data Service

    Canterbury earthquake recovery data mashup

    $2000 will be awarded to the application that best supports the Canterbury earthquake recovery. This could relate to specific parts of the recovery including community well-being, culture and heritage, the built environment, the natural environment, and economic recovery, or any mix of these.

  • Stuff

    Anything goes data mashup

    $2000 will be awarded to the application that best demonstrates the use of NZ data in a creative way. This section is for entries that don’t fit into any of the other specific categories.

Creative remix categories

  • Statistics New Zealand

    Infographics

    $2000 will be awarded to the best visual representation of complex knowledge, information and/or data. Your infographic should help us understand something more clearly and reveal information that was not initially obvious. It should also be relevant to New Zealand.

  • National Library of New Zealand

    Digital story remix

    $2000 will go to the best digital remix that tells “A New Zealand Aotearoa Story” using Creative Commons, public domain, no known copyright, or openly licensed New Zealand digital content. Be it our history retold, a traditional story refreshed, a tale about a NZer, or a ‘day in the life’ with a particular NZ flavour – we want to see digital content re-mixed in a fresh and interesting way to tell a uniquely New Zealand story.

  • New Zealand Post

    Literature remix

    $2000 will be awarded to the very best work of literature that creatively re-mixes our selection of talented NZ writers’ works. There will be up to 5 winners selected. The four runners up will win a fine selection of Victoria University Press books. All 5 winners will be published in a Mebooks e-book alongside the original authors’ works. That e-book will be Creative Commons licensed so that it can continue to be used, shared and built upon by others.

  • DigitalNZ

    Photo remix

    $2000 will go to the best photo remix that explores the theme “Past and present, then and now, yesterday and tomorrow”. We want to see a single, still image that remixes one or more Creative Commons, public domain, no known copyright, or openly licensed New Zealand images in a fresh and interesting way.

  • DigitalNZ

    Anything goes remix

    $2000 will be awarded to the best creative remix that uses Creative Commons, public domain, no known copyright, or openly licensed New Zealand digital content. This section is for creative remix entries that don’t fit into any of the other specific categories.