Member Stories

Seequent named Best Established Business in Prestigious Export Awards

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CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – February 22, 2022 – Geoscience software company Seequent, a Bentley company, has been named Best Established Business in the New Zealand International Business Awards 2021. The New Zealand International Business Awards are the country’s most prestigious awards for export businesses.     A previous Supreme Award and Best Established Business winner […]

Big Problems and Big Ambitions – The Onside story

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Big Problems and Big Ambitions A growing Christchurch agritech company has big ambitions to create a global rural network to revolutionise biosecurity. Working as the Innovation Manager of Synlait Farms gave Ryan Higgs the opportunity to see first-hand the challenges of tracking staff and contractors across their 13 farms.  They […]

Christchurch’s Sixty Million User Secret – Lumin PDF

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Hands up if you’ve ever used Lumin PDF?  You’d be joining over 60 million users globally who are using it to annotate, share and review documents digitally. But did you know that this smart little tool was developed right here in Christchurch, by a University of Canterbury (UC) student? This […]

Amazon Web Services announces planned NZD $7.5 billion investment to open data centres in Aotearoa New Zealand

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Article by Tim Dacombe-Bird Tim Dacombe-Bird is the Country Manager for Public Sector at Amazon Web Services in New Zealand   I’m a proud Kiwi and I love the way New Zealand constantly punches above its weight. We have an innate culture of pioneering, innovation, and invention, most recently in […]

Custom D – Award Winning Web & App Developer

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Custom D is a customised software development company working with clients to develop web & mobile apps, which often need complex, integrated workflows.  They are sector agnostic and work with start-ups through to established players; but what really spins their world is working with a partner who is looking to […]

What’s happening in Canterbury’s tech scene?

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Guest article by Canterbury Tech Sponsor and Crescent Consulting Principal Heidi Griffiths If you are working in the local tech industry you are most likely aware that, due to Covid19, the already desperate skills shortage in all technology areas has been worsened by closed borders and the government moving at a […]

Tackling the gender imbalance in Tech – Resource Library

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Bryn is on a one-man mission to tackle the gender imbalance in tech and generously donates his time and provides his own resources to do just that.   For the last six years, Bryn has run a weekly maker club for senior students at St Margaret’s College an independent girls’ school […]

Seequent appoints new CEO

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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, 2 June 2021 – Geoscience software company Seequent has promoted Graham Grant to Chief Executive Officer, following six years as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In a planned transition, Grant succeeds Shaun Maloney, who has retired after a decade in the role. “On behalf of the Seequent board, I’d like […]

Placing People at the Centre of Security by Melonie Cole – Mindshift

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Mindshift is a Nelson-based business focussed on the people part of cyber security. Helping organisations reduce cyber risk introduced through training and awareness since 2018, Mindshift are proud to call some of Aotearoa’s biggest brands their customers.  This article by Melonie Cole, Mindshift’s owner talks about putting people at centre of […]

Congratulations to NZ Hi-Tech Awards Christchurch finalists

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Congratulations to all finalists in the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2021 and good luck to you all during the final stages of judging! Special congratulations go to Christchurch based finalists Seequent, Link Engine Management, Custom D Ltd and Medsalv. Winners will be announced at the Hi-Tech Awards 2021 Gala Dinner on Friday the 28th of May at […]

Software Firms Join to Drive Growth In Australian Energy Market

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Christchurch-based technology company, Webtools Energy, has been bought by the Auckland-based software company, Agility CIS.  The deal saw customers, products and staff of Webtools Energy transition to Agility CIS on 31 October. Both companies specialise in building software solutions for the energy retail market, helping companies enhance end-user customer experience, […]

Seequent named a tech company to watch for impressive global growth

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Christchurch-headquartered global software company on a talent hunt to support continued growth; Seequent increases investment in technology innovation to help customers in over 100 countries solve important earth, environment and energy challenges CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 19 November 2020 – Global geoscience software company Seequent has been recognised for its impressive revenue increase in the annual Technology Investment Network (TIN) […]


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