The Role of Technology in NZ’s Post-Covid Economic Recovery

| Canterbury Tech

Neil Hamilton, General Manager of Canterbury Tech Mid May 2020 – Many people in New Zealand are out of work and this is going to get worse. So why does technology matter? Surely we just need to throw money at those ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure projects and thrust said shovels into […]

Christchurch City Council using locally developed app for contact tracing

| Member Stories

As published on the Christchurch City Council website. A locally developed contact tracing app will help Christchurch City Council monitor who is using its facilities while the country is in COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The new Traceable Pro app has been developed by Christchurch technology company, Webtools Health and modified to meet […]

Is a more deliberate move towards remote work needed?

| Sponsor post

Many Cantabrians are familiar with having to make a quick switch to remote working. Our previous earthquakes pushed a lot of CBD based businesses out to the suburbs and business parks around Christchurch City, many of which have still not moved back to the CBD or do not ever intend […]


| Events

#HacktheCrisisNZ is a 100% virtual event in collaboration with Callaghan Innovation and our wider startup community across the country, in response to the current pandemic. Our challenge is to design, test and bring to life innovative ideas for life in New Zealand beyond COVID-19. All in 48 hours.  Ideas can […]

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, […]


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