About Enlighten

Enlighten Designs was established in 1998 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Over the years Enlighten Designs has grown to employ more than 50 talented staff.

Enlighten exists to bring exceptionally designed, innovative and customer focused technology solutions to the world. – Mission Statement

Enlighten Designs occupies a prime position within the New Zealand market as recognised leaders in software development, systems integration, and website design. Enlighten Designs is also known to be New Zealand’s premier SharePoint provider having gained SharePoint Elite status and winning numerous awards for business productivity solutions utilising the SharePoint platform including the 2013 Microsoft APAC Partner of the Year Award for Collaboration & Content.

The company has enjoyed substantial and sustained business growth as evidenced by placing within the Deloitte Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 in 2010 and 2011.

Enlighten Designs' core business areas are:

  • Design/UX
  • Software Development
  • Business Productivity



We have had the privilege to work with a large range of clients – from large corporate companies to smaller local businesses and we value the on-going relationships that we have established.

  • Media Works
  • gallagher
  • mighty river power
  • Lotto
  • Downer Edi
  • fonterra
  • NZ National Party
  • Torpedo 7
  • LIC
  • Waikato Uni
  • Waikato DHB

Our Partners

To provide you with the best possible solution for your business, Enlighten has partnerships with a number of leading companies. These relationships have been established to give our clients access to products and services that complement our customer solutions. 

  • Microsoft
  • Vodafone
  • HP
  • Fuji Xerox
  • Pingar
  • Telecom
  • Active Docs
  • Sitefinity
  • Share the Point
  • Nintex
  • Xamarin

Microsoft Partner

Enlighten Designs has been a member of the Microsoft Partner Network since 2004. During this time Enlighten Designs has had numerous opportunities to work with their applications, platforms and methodologies. 

Enlighten Designs currently possess several competencies and specialisations awarded by Microsoft that recognise our high level of technological excellence, marketplace impact and the satisfaction of our customers through using Microsoft products and services.

Enlighten Designs' Microsoft competencies include:

  • Gold Portals and Collaboration
  • Gold Business Intelligence 
  • Gold Application Development
  • Silver Data Platform
  • Silver Hosting
  • Silver Midmarket Solution Provider
  • Silver OEM
  • Silver Server Platform

Silver competencies distinguish Enlighten Designs by placing it among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide.

Gold competencies demonstrate our best-in-class expertise within Microsoft’s marketplace. Earning a gold competency is evidence of the deepest, most consistent commitment to a specific, in-demand, business solution area, along with the distinction of being among only 1 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide that have attained this outstanding degree of proficiency.

Enlighten Designs are also known to be one of New Zealand’s premier SharePoint providers having gained SharePoint Elite status and winning numerous awards for business productivity solutions utilising the SharePoint platform.