Welcome to HotSource, a team of New Zealand based developers specialising in all things web. 

With decades of experience between us, we are the total package agency for your next project. With experience across eCommerce, content creation, customer service, client management, software engineering, and of course, all things website; you can be sure that there isn’t a bump-in-the-road or unexpected task that we can’t handle. 

Why work with us?

You won’t find another agency on, or off this platform that offers what we do and I’ll tell you why; we’re Kiwis! We don’t know what it means to give up, and this is something that has driven us to be the best every day of every week for years. Just like Sir Edmund Hilary, part of the first team to climb Mt. Everest; there is no project too big. Or, how about Bruce McLaren the Kiwi that took his dreams overseas to establish one of the most successful Formula One teams ever; we build them fast, and we build them beautiful. Finally, Sir. Ernest Rutherford, who was awarded the coveted Nobel Prize in Chemistry before his research that led to the splitting of the atom; even at the top, there’s room to grow. It’s these New Zealanders, and countless others that drive us every day to be the best we can be: from unrivalled communication between our team and you (our future client), to our transparent billing system, and of course a finished product you’d be proud to share with everyone.

How we operate

Anyone that’s met someone from New Zealand will likely comment on their ability to fit in, their adaptability, and of course our beautiful accents. It’s these traits that you’ll benefit from no matter the size or scope of your project; ensuring maximum efficiency from the very first second. No matter the size or scope, you’re getting access to three experts for the price of one; and we’ll take care of managing our workload and updates related to your project securely, privately, and at no cost to you. We don’t believe in doing work a member of our team can do better, but we also don’t believe in billing for an internal process seperate to your project. It’s this core element of Hotsource that makes us stand out; three incredibly talented experts at the rate of one. The reason this works so well, is you get access to our communications expert; Michael, from start to finish who ensures the project stays on target whilst delegating tasks to the team.

Meet the family
Matthew Zalewski - Hotsource Founder and Lead Developer

My goal is to provide clients with solutions that use the latest tools, technologies, and innovations to improve their current website (or build a new one), save time, and grow their business. 

Whether that’s by improving their conversion rates by optimizing loading times and user experience, automating tedious manual processes, or simply providing clients with a product that they enjoy using.

I believe that a website is never fully finished – there are always aspects of a website (and business) that can be improved and it is part of the development process to identify these areas and provide solutions.

Michael Cox - Operations Manager, Developer, Communications Specialist

Behind every great leader, is someone telling them what to say. I’m that someone, and I love it so much that it can hardly be considered as work. I consider reliable, personalised, and punctual communications to be the single most important aspect of any project. I cater every message, phone call, video chat, or letter (if you want one) to the recipient; ensuring that your vision is delivered perfectly, and helping you recraft that vision if needed to ensure the finished product is going to go the distance. 

When I’m not working with our clients, chasing leads, or handling our day-to-day; you’ll find me building sites, running customer service trainings, creating content, or managing our social media.

Andrew Blake - Developer, Content Creation, Internal Project Lead

Growing up farming and hunting meant that development wasn’t something I ever thought of as a career. Until it was introduced to me by our Lead Developer and I’ve been in love ever since. With a background in film and content creation, I pride myself on the creative approach I bring to every project. 

When I’m not working with clients, you’ll find me leading our internal projects that center around establishing a long-lasting identity for HotSource.

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Customer reviews

Matthew Zalewski | HotSource 2020-07-11T04:25:49Z 5
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Plugin didn't work so he did a workaround, and was responsive

alex arias
Matthew Zalewski | HotSource 2020-02-13T21:38:10Z 5
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Robin Andaro
Matthew Zalewski | HotSource 2020-01-21T22:31:23Z 5
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Zachary Krivda
Matthew Zalewski | HotSource 2020-01-21T04:17:56Z 5
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Matthew was very professional and knowledgeable in the work he carried out for me. I will certainly use again.

Michael Hall
Matthew Zalewski | HotSource 2020-01-18T20:21:13Z 5
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Matthew Zalewski was a pleasure to work with. He made all the necessary changes to our website and we would use him again in the future.

Matthew Hughes