Enlighten Designs

Enlighten Designs is the 2020 Microsoft NZ Country Partner of the Year Award winner. Picked out of a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

A creative technical agency, Enlighten Designs’ mission is to enable client value to deliver digitally transformative experiences for a wide range of customers from small businesses to enterprise clients. As seekers of transformation for their clients they are continuing to build their Web/CMS solutions and Sitecore on Azure expertise and consolidating and refining Enlighten Designs’ position as industry leaders in Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Automate. They are building a reputation as experts in the latest Microsoft cognitive services and AI to effect long-lasting, positive change for business, people, and the environment.

But let’s keep it simple. Enlighten creates beautiful, user friendly digital solutions.

Founded in 1998, Enlighten Designs was built on a passion for people and has a vision to bring exceptionally designed, innovative and custom focused technology solutions to the world from the shores of New Zealand. We have seen the industry change, grow and flourish for over two decades and we’re still here – proof that we’ve got to be doing something right… right?

What makes us stand out in the ever-growing crowd of software companies? We listen. We believe that your solution needs to be as unique as your business. We take the time to learn about you, understand your goals, your vision and what you want to achieve. Then we help you get there – from the beginning, to delivery and beyond.

2020 Microsoft NZ Country Partner of the Year Winner

2019 Microsoft NZ Partner Award Winner – Cloud for Good

2019 Microsoft NZ Partner Award Winner – Transforming Business

2019 Microsoft NZ Partner Award Finalist – Modern Workplace

Microsoft Gold Partner

Sitecore Gold Partner

We have produced the world’s most widely viewed public Power BI data visualisations for The Associated Press, Politico and Microsoft, as well as numerous internal dashboards, mobile reports and in-app visualisations. Enlighten built Politico Europe an Elections hub to showcase the European elections. This is the most viewed Power BI publish to web report of all time, it currently has over 3 million views.

With 10 custom Visuals vis Power BI, we are proud to have 2 of the most downloaded custom visuals.

The Enlighten Aquarium won the people’s choice award in a community contest run by Microsoft, and this visual quickly became the most popular custom visuals in all of Power BI.

Enlighten Designs is a founding co-collaborate of Microsoft’s Data Journalism program, where beautiful data-driven stories are addressing consumer demands for transparency, access to information, and trust.


Web Health Check

Web Health Check

In the current climate more businesses have been forced to digitally transform their products and services – and with competitors becoming more present in the digital space, it’s important to keep your website up-to-date to give users the best possible customer experience. Our web health check packages ensure your current site is working to its best potential. Check search engine optimisation and highlight security risks and performance issues to help you drive traffic and keep users engaged longer. Don’t let your website fall through the cracks, get in touch with us today.

Workshops & Packaged Services

Workshops & Packaged Services

There’s times when you know there’s a problem but you’re not quite sure how to solve it. To help we've packaged up some of our best value for investment product and service offerings to give you the guidance you may be seeking. From fast to deploy, low-code/no-code products, to research and discovery workshops, we can provide quick answers to pressing business challenges.


Application Modernisation
Data, AI, BI & ML
Infrastructure modernisation
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286 Victoria Street,
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