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Canterbury Tech Appoints New GM!

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Louisa Taylor as General Manager of Canterbury Tech!  Louisa has owned three businesses and worked in general management in high growth start-ups and  tech related companies with a particular focus on innovation and commercials.  Louisa is a Professor of Practice at the […]

The Canterbury Tech Ecosystem is Live!

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We are proud to say that,  it’s live!! The Canterbury Tech Ecosystem Map, powered by OrbViz is up and running at ecosystem.canterburytech.nz.  This is something that many stakeholders across the tech scene have been asking for – from job seekers, to companies looking for suppliers, to economic development agencies. We […]

Canterbury Tech Seeks New General Manager

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Our General Manager, Neil Hamilton, is sadly leaving us at the end of July.  Neil’s contribution to Canterbury Tech has been immense throughout his tenure as GM, and we thank him for his all his efforts. Now the opportunity is open for someone new to pick up the GM mantle […]

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 […]

Canterbury Tech Seeks a New Operations Manager

| Canterbury Tech

Debbie Dunlop, Canterbury Tech’s Operations Manager for the last 3.5 years, is leaving. We want to thank Debbie for all of her efforts during her tenure, and we’re sad, but the time is right for her to take on a new permanent part-time role. It also creates an opportunity for […]

Canterbury Tech Needs You!

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We have some great things planned this year at Canterbury Tech – and we are looking for a couple of associates to join our volunteer committee to help shape and drive the strategy of what we do. We are after two more associate committee members with specific skills as below: […]

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 […]

Hi-Tech Awards – Let’s see more SI entries!

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Just two weeks until entries close! Entries close on Monday 7 March 2022 at 5:00pm. It’s time to polish up your entries and get them ready to be submitted into the awards portal.  Here at Canterbury Tech, we’d love to see more South Island entries! Entering the NZ Hi-Tech Awards: […]

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 […]

Introducing our new Chair – Vaughan Luckman!

| Canterbury Tech

After five years as Treasurer, I am excited to step into the Chair role. I am passionate about the role that tech plays in making business better – and it is exciting to have Canterbury Tech in a position to champion this. With another COVID-disrupted year ahead of us we […]

2021 Canterbury Tech Summit update

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We are absolutely gutted, but Tech Summit will NOT be going ahead on Wednesday 26th January. We hope you are already all aware of this, and received the comms we sent out regarding this on Sunday night. We are unable to proceed as an in-person event, due to the government […]

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 […]

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