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 […]

Call for Speakers – Canterbury Tech Summit 2020

| Canterbury Tech

The Canterbury Tech Summit is the South Island’s largest tech conference. Held on 17th September 2020 in Christchurch, the event attracts over 700 members of the New Zealand tech & innovation sector to connect, be inspired and grow their businesses. Do you have a great business story to tell and […]

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.  […]

EPIC Podcast episode 6 – Live at the Tech Summit (Part 2)

| Canterbury Tech

This episode we are live at the Canterbury Tech Summit again, with Kris and Andy interviewing Sonia Cuff (Cloud Advocate at Microsoft),  talking about her career journey, women in tech, technology and much more. Also included in this episode is a selected excerpt from Andrew Leckie of IoT Devzone’s session […]

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

| News

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 […]

The EPIC Podcast – Episode 5, Live at the Tech Summit!

| Canterbury Tech

This episode we are live at the Canterbury Tech Summit, with Kris and Andy interviewing Stephen Scheeler from the Digital CEO (and ex-CEO of Facebook Australia & NZ), the Summit keynote speaker, with his insights into leadership, recruitment, trends he’s observing and much more. Also included in this episode is […]

US company acquires augmented reality system from Kiwi firm Smudge

| Member Stories

We are delighted to share this article about Canterbury based firm Smudge Apps Ltd. A Kiwi-made app which uses augmented reality (AR) to help retailers and restaurateurs visualise in-store elements before implementing them has been acquired by US firm InContext Solutions. “Gone are the days of having to imagine what […]

Concentrate Blog

| Sponsor post

Blog post from Greg Williamson of Concentrate Earlier this month while riding in a fully electric car from Guangzhou to Dongguan in China, while ‘talking’ to the driver through a translation app, I reflected on how awesome technology is, and how it can help solve seemingly intractable problems. Journalists might […]


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