I’m a Linux Systems Administrator / Network Engineer / People Manager at Catalyst IT in Wellington, New Zealand


Outside of work I participate in a number of projects

The Free Software Mirror Group

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I am one of the maintainers of the Free Software Mirror Group which provides New Zealand based mirroring of Free Software.

Hot Potato

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I was the original developer of Hot Potato at Catalyst IT before we released it to the world. Hot Potato is a message broker for monitoring systems. It sits in-between monitoring systems and messaging providers to ensure messages reach on-call staff.


I’m also a member of a number of groups that I believe are important

Internet NZ

Internet NZ LogoInternetNZ’s vision is for a better world through a better Internet. InternetNZ promotes the Internet’s benefits and protects its potential. InternetNZ focuses on advancing an open and uncaptureable Internet for New Zealand.

InternetNZ provide a voice for the Internet in New Zealand and work on behalf of all Internet users across the country.

Find out more about InternetNZ or Join

Electronic Frontier Foundation

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organisation defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, the EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. The EFF work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

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Software Freedom Conservancy

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The Software Freedom Conservancy is deeply committed to supporting, promoting, developing, and defending free and open source software.

The SFC provides a home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. This allows FLOSS developers to focus on what they do best — writing and improving FLOSS for the general public — while Conservancy takes care of the projects’ needs that do not relate directly to software development and documentation.

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