Technology events from around the region and NZ

Here we promote technology events from around the region either hosted by us or our partners, or really just anyone that is contributing to building capacity and fostering regional technology innovation.

We also include events of interest from around New Zealand, information on regular technology focused meetups, and other technology and innovation initiatives from around the region.

Technology events

CareTech NZ - 21 Feb, Auckland

AI and AR/VR for Healthcare Hear from industry leaders in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) and gain insight to how these technologiesRead more

AI-Day - 27 Mar, Auckland

We’re back at the beautiful ASB Waterfront Theater for a multi-day conference showcasing local and international innovation and thought leadership in Artificial Intelligence, and its impact on peopRead more

IoT Waikato Tech Meetup - 21 Feb, Hamilton

Join us for the first IoT Waikato Meetup for 2019, on February 21, kicking off at 5.30pm with nibbles and networking. For February we have BIM Holoview talking about mixed reality, Halter providingRead more

The Koordinates 2019 Roadshow — Mar 5, Hamilton

Koordinates is going on the road! We're travelling the country to meet data users, demo the Koordinates platform, and make some exciting product announcements. The Koordinates platform is already aRead more

Techweek'19 Waikato - 20 to 27 May

Running from 20-27 May we are gearing up again to host a festival of innovation across the region. Plans are underway to host a programme of events to attract over 2000 attendees to this yearsRead more

DevOps Talks Conference - Mar 26, Auckland

DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) aims to attract leaders and engineers who are practicing DevOps in startups and leading-edge enterprise companies. World-class speakers from cutting-edge IT startupsRead more

DX 2019 - March 14, Auckland

Putting digital transformation at the forefront of innovation. DX 2019 promises to put digital transformation to the forefront of innovation. The best applications of digital transformation occurRead more

Future Government Summit 2019 - Feb 26, Wellington

The Future Government Summit examines how we can enable an entrepreneurial government to better provide services and solutions to the citizen of 2030 and beyond. With an emphasis on creating robust aRead more

MobileTECH 2019 - 3-4 Apr, Rotorua

MobileTECH 2019 brings together over 300 technology leaders, innovative developers, early adopters and the next generation of primary industry operators from throughout New Zealand and Australia.Read more

Tech Marketers 2019 - 28 Feb, Auckland

Join us on Thursday 28 February from 8:30am to 5pm at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in The Atrium for our very first Tech Marketers Group Conference. A full day of interactive sessions toRead more
f Created with Sketch.


Meetups are about connecting people with something in common. There are a number of regular Meetups running in the Waikato related to technology innovation, some of which are supported by CultivateIT.

If you feel there is a gap and you are interested in starting a new technology related Meetup or need help running your existing Meetup there are some useful resources at or please get in touch with us.

Python User Group Meetup

This is a group for professional developers and users of the Python programming language in Hamilton meeting monthly to expand our network of people, opportunities and ideas. Events are held everyRead more

IoT Waikato Tech Meetup

A group for innovators, thought leaders and organisations interested in developing the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technology in the Waikato. An opportunity to get together, share,Read more

Agile Hamilton Meetup

The Agile Alliance NZ was set up in 2016 as a not for profit organization and is affiliated with the global Agile Alliance. Whose purpose is to be a leading forum to create and sustain a nationwideRead more

Data Meetup

Looking at using Power BI in your organisation? Want to understand how it works? What does the licensing mean?There sessions will be run monthly covering the basics of data and Power BI with someRead more

Waikato Linux Users Group

The Waikato Linux Users Group is a support community for Open Source and Free Software, for Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD (and other Open Source or Free Operating Systems). Everyone is welcome,Read more

Hamilton Crypto, Blockchain & Decentralisation Social Events

Have you got an interest in Cryptocurrency, the Decentralized Web, or just want to learn what a blockchain airdrop or ICO is and how to participate, then join us here. Events held regularly. ForRead more

Dev/Talk Hamilton

Monthly presentations on developer topics. Open to all developers regardless of language preference. Click here to vote for topics and you can watch past talks on YouTube. Events held regularly.Read more
f Created with Sketch.

Other technology and innovation initiatives

Smart Hamilton

Smart Hamilton, our smart cities initiative, is about thinking differently. Through innovation, insight and technology we want to work with the community and industry to improve our community's well being.

Fieldays Innovations Awards

The Fieldays Innovation Awards provides you with profile and promotion of your innovation, networking opportunities, and access to exclusive support and advice from some of New Zealand’s most respected organisations. Applications are now open and will close May 1, 2019.

Food Waikato

FOODWAIKATO, New Zealand’s first and only independent spray dryer capable of developing new products, from concept to commercialisation. The commercial sized processing plant provides scale up opportunities and access for independent milk suppliers and nutritional bands looking to produce milk or ingredient powders.


This product has been added to your cart