Mahara Business Partners are able to offer you hosting, training and development services for Mahara. If you're thinking of using Mahara, get in touch with a partner to get sound advice and assistance.

You can find more information about Mahara Business Partners in the Mahara Partner Programme Guide.

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Approved Mahara Business Partners are identified by their logo, which they can display on their website. The most current Partner logo is displayed on this page.

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Lead developers in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, operating world-wide

Catalyst provides core development, maintenance and quality assurance services to the Mahara project. Catalyst is one of the world’s largest open source specialist companies. We offer Mahara development, installation, integration, training and hosting with 24x7 support services. Catalyst is also an official Moodle and Drupal Partner and has a wide range of capabilities and experience in open source technologies.

For example, Catalyst provides user and development support for, a Mahara instance for New Zealand schools that already has over 1,700 institutions registered and using the site.

For further information please contact Kristina Hoeppner.




Strategically partnered with Blackboard, Inc., OpenLMS is dedicated to delivering excellent eLearning experiences to institutions across the globe. As a Mahara partner, we are committed to the evolution of Mahara by contributing to its community, issue resolution, and feature developments.


Mitstek Consulting


Mitstek Consulting Inc. is the primary translator for Mahara in Japanese. Mitstek is also the official Japanese Moodle Partner and official Japanese translator for Moodle. We offer Mahara server management, installation and hosting for educational institutions in Japan. For further information please contact Mitshiro Yoshida.



The Netherlands and Belgium

OpenEdu is a specialised Moodle and Mahara services provider based in the Netherlands. We have been providing Moodle and Mahara services to organisations in the Netherlands and Belgium for over a decade. Our services include hosting, design, development, consultancy and training for both platforms.


Colombia, India, U.S.A., 

Paradiso Solutions has years of experience in customizations, plugins, theme design and hosting Mahara services for customers as diverse as independent training institutes, schools and universities to multi-national corporations.

Paradiso operates from 3 locations: San Francisco (U.S.A), Medellin (Colombia; Spanish support available), and Pune (India).




POVSOD is an eLearning consulting and development firm based in Slovenia, which shares joint responsibility of running SIO Listovnik, a nation-wide Mahara installation for sudents and teachers. We offer the following Mahara services: consultancy, training, theme design, custom development and translation of Mahara into Slovenian. For further information please contact Gregor Anzelj.


TDM VLE Middleware

United Kingdom

TDM VLE Middleware helps organisations experience the very best of Mahara and open source. Our specialist support team provide managed hosting, 24/7 performance monitoring with emergency response, administrator and technical help-desk, consultancy, implementations, configuration, upgrades and training services. TDM also offer codeline and plugin development, integrations and theming. Find out more.