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2019 CANTERBURY TECH WINTER MENTOR PROGRAMME

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Introducing the 2019 CanterburyTech Winter Mentor programme  Canterbury Tech wants to grow world-class talent for our local Tech Sector. This mentoring programme is for professionals working in Canterbury’s technology industry. Many successful people credit one or more mentors who made a big impact in helping them achieve early success. Mentoring

Family friendly events @ Tech Week

| Canterbury Tech

Wow, take a look at all these events aimed at kids, families and students during Tech Week! 20th – 24th May – Christchurch During Tech Week there is an array of exciting events and experiences for children and young people including a range of activities at Turanga to specific events

Scale-Up New Zealand

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Scale-Up New Zealand is set to speed up innovation and the growth of innovative businesses in Aoteoroa New Zealand. On 16 April 2019 Callaghan Innovation launched Scale-Up NZ, a free online platform that showcases New Zealand’s vibrant innovation ecosystem to the world. What is Scale-Up NZ? Created from a model

IT Support for CMCT

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Can you help? We are all reeling from the Mosque tragedy on the 15th of March and many in the Canterbury tech community have been asking how they can help the Muslim families and community. CMCT reached out to Canterbury Tech asking for help to implement information systems for their fast evolving projects.

NZ Hi-Tech Awards Canterbury Finalists

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Congratulations to all NZ Hi-Tech Awards finalists this year, especially those from Canterbury! Link Engine Management Circuband eStar TASKA™ Prosthetics Agricom Cacophany Project and a HUGE shout-out to LWA Solutions (aka Lazyworm Applications), whose CEO Atta Elayyan was tragically killed in the attacks on 15 March. The Hi-Tech Awards Gala

Message to our community

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The Canterbury Tech community are devastated by recent events. In the senseless killing of Atta Elayyan, we lost one of the stalwarts of the local tech community. He epitomized passion and love for his craft and was always looking to inspire and better, not only himself but those around him.

Do you want to speak at the HiNZ Conference?

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Call for Abstracts 2019 HiNZ Conference, 20-22 November 2019, Claudelands, Hamilton This is your chance to get a slot on the programme. Making a submission is simple and there are three submission types to choose from: Scientific Abstract Clinical Case Study Digital Health Idea Submissions close at midnight, Wednesday 15

Sky’s no Limit

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Published 20 February 2019, Style Magazine Gaynor Stanley spoke with some thought-leaders around town as to why Christchurch is soaring towards the stratosphere when it comes to tech industries and entrepreneurs. In case you hadn’t been paying attention, a new business scene has been quietly emerging in the resurgent Christchurch

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – 8 March 2019

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#BalanceForBetter. How will you celebrate women’s achievements on Friday, March 8, while calling for a more gender-balanced world? Christchurch and Nationwide events include: Thursday 7th March International Women’s Day – 5.30pm to 7.30pm – ChCh Art Gallery Friday 8th March Breakfast Event – 7.30am to 9am – Duncan Cotterill Broadly Speaking – 6pm to

Call for 2019 Committee Nominations

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Canterbury Tech is calling for nominations for the 2019 Canterbury Tech committee. There is one (1) position to be elected. Voting will take place from 28 January – 3 February 2019 via an online voting platform. Each individual member or member company is entitled to one vote each. We hope

Introducing our General Manager

| Canterbury Tech

We’re thrilled to announce that we have been successful in recruiting a General Manager for the Canterbury Tech cluster. We had a number of fantastic applicants whose enthusiasm and passion for the Christchurch tech sector was wonderful to see. The successful candidate, Neil Hamilton, will already be well known to

The new Christchurch style: Old boys out, entrepreneurs in

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The earthquakes have changed the culture in genteel Christchurch. Now it’s more about how you can contribute than who you went to school with, writes Steven Moe. I grew up in Christchurch, but not the one that exists today. I lived in the non-Ōtautahi version – the pre-earthquakes mini-England you

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