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Tech Summit 2021 – Postponement and New Date Announced!

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POSTPONEMENT & NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! Due to recent government restrictions, we have made the decision to postpone the 2021 Canterbury Tech Summit until Wednesday 26 January 2022! We hope you are all still able to join us for what is set to be a full day of thought provoking and […]

Japan Technology Virtual Study Tour – applications now open for a 28 June start

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The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (NA CAPE) is launching a Japan Technology Virtual Study Tour for 12 students and young professionals to undertake a virtual study tour of Japan late June. The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (NA CAPE) has partnered with GlobaLink Internships to offer 12 […]

Canterbury Tech Mentor Programmes – Applications for Career Start now open!

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Building on the success of the 2019 and 2020 Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme, this year we have expanded our programme and are excited to announce we will offer three separate mentor programmes being: Career Start Mid-Career Late Career The Late-stage career Mentoring Programme is a new addition to the series […]

Orion Energy Accelerator competition calls for big ideas

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The Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury electricity lines company, Orion, today launched a national competition calling for new ideas to reduce New Zealand’s carbon emissions. The Orion Energy Accelerator offers two Start-up Grants worth a combined $25,000 for people and start-up companies with ground-breaking energy innovations to be guided through […]

Calling for 2021 Canterbury Tech Committee Nominations

| Canterbury Tech

Canterbury Tech is calling for nominations for the 2021 Canterbury Tech committee. There are two (2) positions to be elected.  Voting will take place from 16 – 24 November 2020 via an online voting platform. As per our constitution, 2 elected members must step down each year or stand for re-election.  This year we have […]

Wonderful Response to Canterbury Tech Mentoring Programmes!

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Article by Ian Wells – Canterbury mentoring programme volunteer Thanks again for everyone who volunteered their time to make our mentorship programmes a success. This is our second year of running the mentorship programme and this year we held two mentorship sessions. One was aimed at mid-career professionals based on […]

Women in Tech research

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A Psychosocial Approach to Investigating Women’s Wellbeing in New Zealand’s Tech Industry Are you a woman working in tech and keen to be a part of a research initiative aimed at improving the experience and outcomes for women in tech? Dr Natalia D’Souza, Lecturer and associate Professor Kaye Thorn are part […]

Tech Summit 2020 – Registrations now open for Canterbury Tech members!

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Tickets for the Canterbury Tech Summit are now on sale! But that’s nuts given the current situation in Auckland we hear you say! No really, we’ve thought it through and have a cunning plan. Please read on … Yes it’s been a challenging time to plan a conference. Despite the […]

Challenge aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation 

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Ōtautahi Christchurch aims to become the home of health tech innovation in New Zealand with the HealthTech Supernode Challenge, opening Monday 29 June. With a total prize pool across multiple categories valued at over $340,000, there are plenty of reasons to enter the HealthTech Supernode Challenge. This includes entry into […]


| Canterbury Tech

Having successfully kicked off our first mentoring programme (Mid-Career) earlier this week and we are delighted to announce APPLICATIONS are NOW OPEN for the second mentoring programme, the Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme. The Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme runs from 3 July  – 11 September and is aimed at people entering the […]

Mid Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme 1 – Applications now open!

| Canterbury Tech

Building on the success of the 2019 Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme, this year we are delighted to announce we will offer two separate mentor programmes being: Programme 1 – Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Programme 2 – Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Launching 20 May 2020, the Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor […]


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#HacktheCrisisNZ is a 100% virtual event in collaboration with Callaghan Innovation and our wider startup community across the country, in response to the current pandemic. Our challenge is to design, test and bring to life innovative ideas for life in New Zealand beyond COVID-19. All in 48 hours.  Ideas can […]


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