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Canterbury Tech’s event stance at Orange level of NZ Covid-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights)

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Following the transition to the Orange level of the Traffic Light (COVID-19 Protection Framework),  the team at Canterbury Tech have reviewed our stance on in-person events and the requirement of mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for our guests. We are happy to report that we will be returning to holding our monthly […]

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 […]

New!! Lunchtime Tech Sessions by Canterbury Tech

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Our NEW Lunchtime Tech Sessions will cover a diverse range of subject matter in an online format whilst we are unable to run in-person events at scale. They will be delivered to a live online audience with opportunities for Q&A. They will also be available to view after the fact on […]

Canterbury Tech’s event stance within the NZ Covid-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System) – 1.12.2021

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The NZ government has signalled for some time that a transition to a new Covid 19 Protection Framework was on the cards (aka the traffic light system). Like many organisations, Canterbury Tech has been considering our stance on the matter of vaccination status with respect to our in-person events, not […]

Calling for Nominations – 2022 Canterbury Tech Committee

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Canterbury Tech is calling for nominations for the 2022 Canterbury Tech committee. There are two (2) positions to be elected.  Voting will take place from 30 November – 5 December 2021 via an online voting platform. Our committee consists of six (6) elected committee members and in addition, can include up to 3 ex-officio members and associate […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FOOD, FIBRE & AGRITECH SUPERNODE CHALLENGE

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The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications. The Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge, presented by ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, AgResearch and the Canterbury Mayoral Forum, seeks to accelerate ideas for disruptive solutions […]

Help Shape New Zealand’s Tech and Innovation Story

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NZTech is working in collaboration with the tech industry and government partners to develop the New Zealand Tech and Innovation Story. New Zealand’s response to the global pandemic has positioned us as nimble and decisive – a country that thinks differently. Now is the perfect time to share our story with the […]

Calling for 2021 Canterbury Tech Committee Nominations

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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 […]

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