Showcase event


Fri 12 May 6:30 — 10pm

Showcasing local expertise and innovation in the fields of technology, entertainment, education and more.
Ticket price: 20

All prices shown are in New Zealand dollars and inclusive of GST.

Friday’s Techweek Tauranga finale event at Toi Ohomai’s Windermere campus is a social event to bring all kinds of people from our region’s innovation community together, from students to angel investors and everyone inbetween.Tech in Five presentations will showcase, in just 5 minutes, new technologies being explored, researched, developed and deployed from Enterprise Angels, WNT Ventures and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Presentations will also include; SoundSwitch light and sound technology from Matt at OnSixOne, Sam from Roholm with their ‘no chemical, no heat’, healthy hair technology, Tim from UBCO the dual electic utility bike, Carl Jones of WNT Ventures and Blockchain expert Mark Wilcox of Nyriad. Plus Toi Ohomai’s very own experts on forestry and online learning technology.Enjoy the presentations, the innovative guests, and the hospitality of Toi Ohomai at their brand new open-design learning space.

Tickets available at Eventbrite 


A qualified accountant in NZ and the USA, with over 30 years' commercial business experience gained in roles as GM, CFO, business investor and advisor in businesses in the US, UK and NZ. My specialties are capital raising, preparing companies for investment, startup valuation and governance.
I run WNT Ventures an early stage fund and technology incubator actively establishing and building companies from the ground up. We establish and nurture businesses based on intellectual property and novel technologies, primarily sourced from New Zealand publicly funded research organisations.
Josh is an Educational Technology Advisor at Toi Ohomai Institute of TechnologyJosh is currently interested in adding interactive elements into 360 video to give students content rich spatial learning experiences.
Toi Ohomai
Technology in Forestry
Malcolm Hardy is the Head of School of Applied Technology at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. Malcolm ran his own project management company for 25 years before entering education in 2000. He is responsible for over 65 staff,programme development and the senior leadership of the institute.
Mark Wilcox
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