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About us

Fuzion helps organisations and businesses that 'do good' to 'do it better' by applying our technical and strategic skills to help them connect, campaign and communicate. We are based in New Zealand but have over 50 civicrm clients around the world.
CiviCRM Services

Our CiviCRM services

We aim to meet our clients' needs through the intelligent application of existing features wherever possible, and undertake customisations where required. We endeavour to push our code back in to core CiviCRM or provide them as extensions to future-proof that work. We deliver training and ongoing support to help ensure the system work well for our clients. We provide short- or long-term mentoring and supervision for organisations and businesses undertaking their own civicrm developments, as well as troubleshooting services for projects that have ended up on the rocks. Projects we have undertaken include: - initial integration with Xero online accounting package - integration with voter data and electoral rolls - numerous payment processors - complex migrations via our CiviMigrate module - advanced Drupal integration via Rules, Entities, Webforms and Views

Case Studies

AFS – American Field Service – NZ

AFS NZ are part of the international body which provides intercultural learning and volunteer opportunities for students, young adults, teachers and families through international exchange. AFS is...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on September 16, 2011 - 07:15

Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is New Zealand's primary advocacy organisation for people on foot. LSA use CiviCRM to manage their < 500 members.
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on September 16, 2011 - 07:15

Registering multiple people for multiple different events - using Webforms - and LOTS of conditionals

We had a scenario where client runs a cluster of events, and folk sign up for these, and usually the registrants signs up for all events, but then they might invite mum to the Dinner, and brother...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on December 6, 2017 - 15:37

Did that Scheduled Reminders get delivered or did it bounce? And what was in those Receipts and Invoices?

Have you ever wondered whether those Event or Membership Reminders actually get delivered? And what about those automatic Receipts that go out? Ever wished you could see what the heck was actually...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on October 5, 2017 - 15:30

CiviCon Canberra is rolling our way - sessions announced

Countdown to CiviCon Canberra, the first CiviCon in the southern hemisphere, is ticking along nicely. Less that 20 sleeps to go. Very excited to get the sessions nailed down. You can view the list of...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on October 3, 2017 - 18:46

New reports for pledges

Over the past year I have been volunteering time to help out in the effort to raise funds for the Hundertwasser Art Centre. In order to help the HAC project I have added a couple of reports that may...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on February 6, 2017 - 04:06

Security releases: 4.7.14 and 4.6.24

All sites are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest secure versions of CiviCRM: v4.7.14 and v4.6.24. SECURITY ADVISORIES CIVI-SA-2016-19 Order By clause in API not properly being...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on December 7, 2016 - 12:59

Who did what when?

For many years CiviCRM has had the capability to log all actions that take place in the database but while it mostly works well there have been a few issues. I looked into these recently and came up...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on June 27, 2016 - 16:33

The LTS going forwards

At the beginning of this year I announced the intention of the LTS team to support 4.6 as the next LTS and we are committed to keeping 4.6 secure until one year after we stopped supporting 4.4 - ie....
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on June 13, 2016 - 18:30

4.6.18 bug fix release

We have replaced the 4.6.17 release with a 4.6.18 release. This addresses some 4.6.17 regressions that notably affect CiviVolunteer and the estimating groups count on the mailing screen. There was...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on June 8, 2016 - 08:20

Some 17 syllable thoughts from the sprint

Inspired by a colleague I suggested we report today's sprint events in Haiku. Here are the burnt offerings from Colarado! Bugs & QA team Many Civi Bugs Ate the sprinters pesticide And...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on June 6, 2016 - 22:23

4.7.8 Group Contact Cache deadlocks improvement

Busy sites have often encountered problems with deadlocks on the group contact cache. There were no less that 3 different code contributions to mitigate this problem put up for 4.7.8 and a number of...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on May 22, 2016 - 20:20

Guppies have died for that query

This is the 3rd in my 'Performance for Guppies'  blog series. The metaphor is wearing a pretty thin now - but anyone who remembers the history of the api team will know I'm not above flogging a dead...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on February 25, 2016 - 01:51

Updating extensions for 4.7

Using extensions on 4.7 I discovered that if you add entities but don't define them via hook you can get errors.   So, if you have an extension that defines entities you need a hook like the one...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on February 22, 2016 - 17:45

Deduping for Guppies

Welcome to the second in my blog series 'Performance for Guppies'. If you don't remember the first one that's OK - you're among guppies here. If you do want to refresh your memory it's here -  I...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on February 5, 2016 - 23:37

An alternative to incontinent cats

Someone really did give me a kitten for Christmas once. He was cute and funny and unwillingly cuddly. I got a lot of enjoyment out of him, not to mention years of semi-safe passwords. He also chased...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on January 19, 2016 - 21:49

Would you like coffee while you wait sir?

If you are as guppy-minded as I am then slow page loads can send you into a bit of a spin. While that little icon whirs I start to engage in some checking behaviour (facebook, email, IRC), which...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on December 5, 2015 - 00:40

New year new LTS

As we near the end of 2015 we also near the end of the 4.4 LTS. This has been the second LTS release and it has been supported by the LTS team for a little over a year - meaning 4.4 has been...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on November 12, 2015 - 16:07

Community, Confession and CiviCRM: Chris Burgess

My name is Chris Burgess, I currently live in Dunedin, Aotearoa and I'm working with Fuzion. I'm @xurizaemon on Twitter, Github, IRC etc & blog at http://chris.bur.gs   With CiviCRM, I...
[display_name] photoby Chris Burgess of Fuzion
on November 2, 2015 - 03:32

Make It Happen - CiviCRM and Drupal 8

A Make It Happen page (now closed) has been set up for getting CiviCRM ready to roll when Drupal 8 hits the stores.This Make It Happen is for $10,000 to fix breakages as the final release candidates...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on August 3, 2015 - 22:47

Have you been using IATS with CiviCRM for a loooong time? If so read this

IATS has been a payment processor extension with CiviCRM for quite a while and has been actively developed & supported. If you are using the IATS extension you can say a quiet thank you to Alan,...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on July 28, 2015 - 15:56

Drupal 8 and CiviCRM - the countdown continues

Drupal 8 is likely to be released around September. Fuzion have been driving the initiative to have CiviCRM ready to roll when Drupal 8 is released and there have already been some generous sponsors...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on July 21, 2015 - 12:52

Using Views Bulk Operations to alter CiviCRM data

We have started a small collection of blogs about using Views, Views Bulk Operations (VBO) and CiviCRM Entities to provide a Views-based interface for bulk updating Civi data. This opens up a number...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on April 13, 2015 - 18:10

What (recurring) Receipting options work for you?

We get a steady trickle of requests regarding changes to what receipts go out when someone signs up for a regular payment. We use an extension to help with this 'norecurreceipt'. The extension...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on March 24, 2015 - 18:27

4.4.14 bug fix release

4.4.13 introduced a regression which could adversely affect some sites so we are putting out 4.4.14. The issue is here and affects 'some IPNs'. We recommend that you upgrade to this version of 4.4 if...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on March 18, 2015 - 04:07

Help get CiviCRM firing with Drupal 8 beta

Can you help Fuzion take the Drupal 8 integration module that was developed as part of 2014 Google Summer of Code and get it working with the most recent version of Drupal 8 and publicly...
by Peter Davis of Fuzion
on February 24, 2015 - 21:35

4.6 developer changes

In general we try to keep the CiviCRM developer interface with CiviCRM as stable as possible. Ideally hooks, payment processor extensions and api calls should change as little as possible between...
[display_name] photoby Eileen McNaughton of Fuzion
on January 29, 2015 - 11:20