CultivateIT and Te Waka are working to engage with technology, innovation, community, iwi and industry leaders from across the region to embed Techweek as an annual opportunity to showcase the regions capabilities and facilitate regional growth objectives.

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In the news

Waikato Blockchain Meetup at Techweek19

On the evening of Friday 24 May, the blockchain and crypto-curious came together at Waikato Innovation Park, Hamilton, for a Blockchain Meetup as part of Techweek19. A Blockchain event was also

Silitron Valley: exploring Waikato's tech sector

Bruce Trevarthen zips up his white bee suit and secures his mesh head gear. Through a tin cannister, he tosses wisps of smoke around the hive, attempting to mask the beekeepers' human smell. He

Tech takes centre stage as showcase week draws large turnout

Waikato tech success is drawing interest from around the world, the region’s economic development agency boss told a large audience at the launch of Techweek 2019 Waikato. “Our success stories

Waikato leads the way in technology

The Waikato's top IT experts descended on Hamilton's Claudelands Arena on Monday for the launch of Techweek 2019, as lines of exhibits from drones to virtual reality packed the event centre.

Techweek19 Day 3 Highlights

At our local Women in Tech event Louise Hutt, New Zealand's youngest electricity CEO (who is also running for mayor!) shared her stories of learning to embrace the discomfort of challenging

Growth projections on display at Techweek

Digital impressions of what Hamilton’s newest suburb might look like in the future was showcased by Hamilton City Council at this week’s Techweek19 festival. Visitors to yesterday’s opening of

Techweek19 Day 1 Highlights

At the Techweek Waikato Launch, the expo hall was filled with companies like Dynamo6, demonstrating an AWS DeepRacer, to Seed Waikato, an organisation focussing on empowering millennials with

Where IT's at: Making Hamilton the Silicon Valley of New Zealand

Information technology specialists from around the country will be gathering at Hamilton's Claudelands Arena this week to discuss and share ideas and explore the potential for growing business ideas

Techweek Waikato 2019 hits the towns to celebrate regional innovation

Organisers of Techweek Waikato 19 are encouraging Waikato's towns and communities to head to a local event to see the technology talent on offer in their own backyard during the week-long tech showca

Hamilton to host international Smart City leaders

Key players from Australasia’s Smart City network will share their insights in Hamilton later this month. Hamilton City Council, Hamilton Central Business Association and CultivateIT are presenting

Ultrafast Fibre to power up Waikato festival events

As New Zealand gears up for its largest ever festival of innovation this May, Ultrafast Fibre is proud to be the platinum sponsor of the Te Waka event series in Waikato. “We are a proud,

Techweek to showcase Waikato as NZ’s Silicon Valley

Waikato is the Silicon Valley of New Zealand and Techweek 2019 Waikato proves it. Techweek is an annual opportunity organised by CultivateIT and Te Waka to showcase Waikato’s technology and innovat

Waikato Schedule

Techweek across NZ

For information on Techweek NZ visit the Techweek website

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Photo credit - MHB Photography & Seed Waikato

Photo credit - MHB Photography & Seed Waikato


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Interested in being involved in 2020?

If you interested in exhibiting at the annual Waikato Technology Expo please get in touch.

We are also looking for volunteers who would like to assist with setting up and helping to run events.

Sponsorship enables organisations to establish a brand association with the New Zealand innovation ecosystem and provides an opportunity to be recognised nationally and internationally amongst leaders developing technology and innovation in Waikato and across the country.

If you are interested in coming on board as a sponsor please get in touch.

Techweek'18 Waikato

The Techweek'18 Waikato festival included an Internet of Things tour across the region and we also pulled together a curated programme of festival events providing a high quality, engaging, sustainable and internationally relevant Techweek‘18 showcase promoting the Waikato. 

See information on events plus photos, sponsors, and testimonials


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