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

| Member Opportunity

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 […]

Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready – by Paul Matthews

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BY PAUL MATTHEWS, ITP CHIEF EXECUTIVE The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related areas to turn this threat into a massive opportunity. That’s […]

CAREER-START MENTOR PROGRAMME 2 – Applications now Open!

| 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 […]

The Role of Technology in NZ’s Post-Covid Economic Recovery

| Canterbury Tech

Neil Hamilton, General Manager of Canterbury Tech Mid May 2020 – Many people in New Zealand are out of work and this is going to get worse. So why does technology matter? Surely we just need to throw money at those ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure projects and thrust said shovels into […]

Christchurch City Council using locally developed app for contact tracing

| Member Stories

As published on the Christchurch City Council website. A locally developed contact tracing app will help Christchurch City Council monitor who is using its facilities while the country is in COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The new Traceable Pro app has been developed by Christchurch technology company, Webtools Health and modified to meet […]

Techweek is moving to July 2020

| Events

The following article is a media release by the Techweek team – Monday 30 March 2020 Techweek, New Zealand’s festival of technology and innovation, is going to look a little different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Techweek2020 is moving to July and will only involve digital events. The […]

Tech Internships – Employer Info Event

| Canterbury Tech

Student Internships – Project Placements – Grants and Funding – Tips & Tricks 16 March 2020 4pm – 6pm ASB Space, Tūranga Are you an employer? Do you have a technology project you’d love to progress but can’t find the right resource? Maybe you’d like to experiment with a new […]

Sponsor a Final Year Project

| Member Opportunity

Canterbury Tech will be working hard during 2020 to build stronger connections between local tech employers and various public and private tertiary providers. Some of you already sponsor student projects through the University of Canterbury College of Engineering, but for those who don’t, you may wish to consider taking a look. Initial submissions for […]

Canterbury Tech 2020 Committee election results

| Canterbury Tech

In line with our constitution, in November 2019 Canterbury Tech ran an online election to elect two committee members to join the team. We were thrilled to have 7 candidates in the running. The results are in and we are delighted to announce our two successful candidates.  We warmly welcome: […]

Canterbury Tech – Call for Committee Member Nominations 2020

| Canterbury Tech

Canterbury Tech is calling for nominations for the 2020 Canterbury Tech committee. There are two (2) positions to be elected.  Voting will take place from 20 – 27 November 2019 via an online voting platform. As per our constitution, 2 elected members must step down each year or stand for re-election.  […]

Canterbury tech employers – Summer of Tech IT internship programme starts soon!

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Our friends at Summer of Tech are a great source of well-trained, work-ready, highly skilled New Zealand tertiary students for summertime internships. Right now they have 729 students on their books available for work in Canterbury, with a wide variety of tech backgrounds covering data and analytics, cybersecurity, testing, design, […]

The Ministry of Awesome’ reflects the exciting new era of Christchurch startups

| Canterbury Tech

This interesting article was written by Steven Moe and published in The Spinoff about Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury’s thriving ecosystem. The role of Canterbury Tech and the Summit is also mentioned.   There’s an innovation renaissance brewing in post-earthquake Christchurch as multicultural entrepreneurship replaces the old boys’ network. This […]

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