Kinetics have more than 200 customers and support over 5,000 users. New Zealand is a country of small business, with 95% of companies having less than 20 staff.  They need the same high quality outcomes that our largest corporates demand and that’s the Kinetics difference.  It’s no accident we’ve won the Microsoft NZ Small Business Award more often than any other IT Partner and we were the first NZ company to win the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Awards in the Small  Business category.



Automating our own business processes with Microsoft 365

Normally our case studies reflect work we’ve done with clients. This time we wanted to share how we’ve used our own services through lockdown to automate a key business process. One of the challenges we’ve always had is that it can be really hard to know how long a job will take. That makes it difficult to schedule the next job in any given day [...]

How FlightPlan helped a leading legal firm

Every year, premier Kiwi law firm Mayne Wetherell takes on up to 8 graduates and summer clerks as part of its popular recruitment programme.  But on-premise hardware and perpetually licensed software are not by their nature made for rapidly scaling services up and down. Add to the mix an ageing IT infrastructure and you’ve got the perfect [...]

Eliot Sinclair Case study – FlightPlan (Best Practice Review)

Eliot Sinclair & Partners (ESP) provide surveying, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and urban design consulting. Headquartered in Christchurch, New Zealand, Eliot Sinclair have provided consultancy services across South Pacific and Asia with their team of 100 staff across 3 offices in the South Island. Over the years Eliot [...]

Te Whangai – Growing People by Growing Plants

We are incredibly proud to have helped  The Te Whangai Trust.  They are an amazing organisation. There’s a whole group of society that miss out on the opportunities many of us take for-granted.   While many under-privileged members of our community can access various social programmes, there is a group that is disconnected from society and can’t [...]

Using the Cloud to compete globally from New Zealand

As a small kiwi business working in a global context, The Conference Company (TCC) faced some unique challenges. They compete around the world to host some of the most pre-eminent events against impressive competition from much larger operations. TCC has to present the same capabilities as these larger competitors while being nimble and cost-efficient. [...]

Cake Group Case Study – making paperless real

Founded in New Zealand in 2003, Cake Commercial Services is a world leader in corrosion mitigation. With local and international customers, Cake required greater visibility of health and safety and job status - both internally and for their clients. Kinetics helped Cake fully utilise the power of Office 365, working with them to redefine [...]

South Pacific Pictures – Case Study

  South Pacific Pictures is New Zealand’s largest screen production company and has an international reputation for producing world-class TV and film. The company is best known for series like Shortland Street, Outrageous Fortune, Westside, The Brokenwood Mysteries among others, and for movies such as Whale Rider and Sione's [...]

Seamless migration to cloud file storage

The Electrical Training Company is New Zealand’s leading provider of Electrical Apprenticeships Training and Employment. With multiple offices and staff all around New Zealand, they decided to move file storage to the cloud using SharePoint.  This wouldenable everyone to easily access documents from anywhere in the country. There was [...]

Member training for the EMA

    The EMA provides its members with employment relations advice from industry specialists, a business school with over 100 courses and a wide variety of conferences and events to help businesses grow. When they recognised a need from their members for upskilling staff in Microsoft products, to make them more effective and [...]


Jacobsen needed confidence in their IT direction.  As a distributor of premium flooring products in a highly competitive industry, IT is crucial to Jacobsen’s – from managing sales and opportunities to tracking shipments, managing HR and forward planning, all aspects of the business are reliant on IT. The business needs to make the right [...]