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Manawatū plays a pivotal role in shaping New Zealand's technological and innovative landscape, with the agritech sector elevating the region to global recognition.

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Palmerston North city and Manawatū is known as the epicentre for agrifood innovation and was the first region in Aotearoa to develop an agritech strategy.

Thanks to the region’s diversified economy, Manawatū is a magnet for business, investment and talent. With over 120 tech companies and over 3,100 scientists and researchers employed in Manawatū, there is a wealth of innovation to tap into. With global leaders such as The Factory, Sprout Agritech, Finistere Ventures, and FoodHQ, choosing to base themselves in this vibrant city and resilient region, it’s easy to see why.

The Manawatū tech ecosystem is made up of many innovative, successful and global companies. Here you’ll find many dynamic businesses doing incredible things for large and small clients locally and around the world.

Featured Techweek events in Manawatū

Manawatū Innovation Showcase

Manawatū Innovation Showcase

Palmy Conference + Function Centre, Manawatū

20 May, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Free

This showcase celebrates innovation and technology across all sectors of the Manawatū.

Inspiring Women: Women in Technology Panel

Inspiring Women: Women in Technology Panel

Te Manawa Museum, Manawatū

21 May, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Free

Women in Technology Panel

Mega Meetup

Mega Meetup

Victory Venue, Manawatū

23 May, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Free

Build connections in the local tech scene, join an interactive session on mental health in tech, browse the stalls and more

Game Jam Manawatu

Game Jam Manawatu

two36 Shared Space, Manawatū

25 May, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Free

Join us and create your own action-adventure game, where you will collect coins and defeat enemies!

Manawatū venues

Event Organisers - are you looking for a venue for your Manawatū Techweek2024 event?
To find out more about any of these venues and check availability please contact our Manawatū Regional Event Coordinator today!

Victory Venue

Address: 18 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North Central, Palmerston North 4410

Capacity: 200

Ideal type of event: Large events, showcases

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Hope Kitchen Cafe

Address: 156 The Square, Palmerston North Central, Palmerston North 4410

Capacity: 20

Ideal type of event: Small meetups, seminars

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