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!

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

2019 Canterbury Tech Winter Mentor Programme wrap up

| Canterbury Tech

This winter Canterbury Tech introduced a mentoring programme as a way to increase the knowledge and skills of tech professionals in Canterbury. The programme ran from June to September 2019 and was fully enrolled at 18 mentors and 18 proteges. The Canterbury Tech Winter Mentor programme gave an opportunity for […]

One week to go! Canterbury Tech Summit 2019

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Stephen Scheeler                           Oliver Klein                           Nigel Latta                     Brooke Roberts   With only ONE week until Canterbury Tech’s pinnacle […]

Industry partners sought for UC Masters of Applied Data Science students

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The message below is from the University of Canterbury, who are looking for industry organisations to host Masters of Applied Data Science students for project internships. These internships do not have to be paid, but Canterbury Tech’s stance on this is that: If you have a specific project where it’s […]

Canterbury Tech Summit 2019 – Registrations now open

| Canterbury Tech

June 2019 BE INSPIRED… Calling all techpreneurs, disruptors and technology ecosystem leaders, this year’s Canterbury Tech Summit promises to be even bigger and better than before, embodying our commitment to Grow, Connect and Inspire the burgeoning South Island tech community. Over the years we have worked hard to position the […]


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