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Phocas – Christchurch Talent Wins Over Global Software Company

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  Not all of Christchurch’s success stories are “home grown.”  Phocas Software tells a slightly different story – of a successful Australian company being won over by the talent they found across the Tasman and the persuasiveness of a man who didn’t want to move! Phocas Software is a Sydney-headquartered […]

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 […]

Opmetrix – David Barley, the accidental tech CEO

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Photo: Opmetrix management team from left to right; Eion Robb – CTO, Jo Richardson – COO, Oliver Huggins – CIO and David Barley – CEO. The Accidental Tech CEO David Barley never set out to be the CEO of a growing tech company.  His background was in FMCG (fast moving consumer […]

Canterbury Tech Summit is back as a full-day in person conference for 2021!

| Canterbury Tech

After a successful, but down-sized conference in 2020 due to Covid-19, Tech Summit is back in growth mode this year, with Jade Software as our Platinum Sponsor. Thanks to Charlotte Walsh (Jade CEO) and the whole Jade team for taking on the mantle this year! We will be at Haere-roa, […]

Linc Technologies – From educators to technology heroes, how one couple turned frustration into a growing business

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From educators to technology heroes, how one couple turned frustration into a growing business When Paul Sibson gained Principalship of Fendalton Open-air School in 2007, he relocated from the UK with his Kiwi wife Aimie, a secondary school teacher.  Life in education might have continued, but some people don’t just […]

Japan Technology Virtual Study Tour – applications now open for a 28 June start

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The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (NA CAPE) is launching a Japan Technology Virtual Study Tour for 12 students and young professionals to undertake a virtual study tour of Japan late June. The North Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (NA CAPE) has partnered with GlobaLink Internships to offer 12 […]

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 […]

Technology for all: Packed agenda planned for Techweek2021

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The global phenomenon TEDx is officially coming to Techweek2021. “We are very excited to have TEDxAuckland launch Techweek2021, themed ‘Connecting for a Better Future’ – something TEDx is all about,” says Elliott Blade, producer of TEDxAuckland. In an exciting development, we are connecting TEDxAuckland to open things up with a […]

Canterbury Tech Mentor Programmes – Applications for Career Start now open!

| Canterbury Tech

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 […]

Congratulations to NZ Hi-Tech Awards Christchurch finalists

| Awards

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 […]

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 […]

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