Tech Summit 2020 – Registrations now open for Canterbury Tech members!

| Canterbury Tech

Tickets for the Canterbury Tech Summit are now on sale! But that’s nuts given the current situation in Auckland we hear you say! No really, we’ve thought it through and have a cunning plan. Please read on … Yes it’s been a challenging time to plan a conference. Despite the […]

Canterbury Tech Summit 2020 Update

| Canterbury Tech

  We are thrilled to announce that once again Canterbury Tech Summit is on in 2020.  Registrations for the annual Canterbury Tech Summit will open soon!! Date: Thursday 24th September 2020 Morning Session: 8.30am – 1.30pm (includes light lunch) Afternoon Session: 1.30pm – 6.30pm (includes light networking drinks) Where: Rydges […]

Challenge aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation 

| Member Opportunity

Ōtautahi Christchurch aims to become the home of health tech innovation in New Zealand with the HealthTech Supernode Challenge, opening Monday 29 June. With a total prize pool across multiple categories valued at over $340,000, there are plenty of reasons to enter the HealthTech Supernode Challenge. This includes entry into […]

Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready – by Paul Matthews

| News

BY PAUL MATTHEWS, ITP CHIEF EXECUTIVE The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related areas to turn this threat into a massive opportunity. That’s […]


| Canterbury Tech

Having successfully kicked off our first mentoring programme (Mid-Career) earlier this week and we are delighted to announce APPLICATIONS are NOW OPEN for the second mentoring programme, the Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme. The Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme runs from 3 July  – 11 September and is aimed at people entering the […]

Mid Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme 1 – Applications now open!

| Canterbury Tech

Building on the success of the 2019 Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme, this year we are delighted to announce we will offer two separate mentor programmes being: Programme 1 – Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Programme 2 – Career Start Canterbury Tech Mentor Programme Launching 20 May 2020, the Mid-Career Canterbury Tech Mentor […]

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 […]


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