By Team Techweek2

A Hackathon is an event that can last from an hour to 48 hours. It generally involves programmers meeting to do collaborative computer programming to solve challenges outlined at the start of the session. E.g. creating unique code for websites, apps or robots. Check out some of the hackathons taking place around the country during Techweek'18 below.



ActInSpace New Zealand

25 - 26 May 2018
Greenhouse, Christchurch

ActInSpace® is an international space hackathon happening simultaneously in 60 cities across five continents.


Better Rules Hack

19 - 20 May 2018
Assurity Consulting, Wellington

Get involved and build something for your sector or community by using 'digital rules' - prizes to be won!


DIGMYIDEA Ideation Weekend - Te Hui Auaha

18 - 20 May 2018
Centrality, Auckland

An event for Māori with digital business aspirations to come together and use technology to transform ideas into reality.


Hack Tairāwhiti

19 - 20 May 2018
Waikanae Surf Club, Gisborne

Hack Tairāwhiti brings together Maori tech exporters and the country's top tech talent - in a collaborative environment in Gisborne.


Hack Taranaki - Hackathon for Innovation and Problem Solving in Taranaki

25 - 27 May 2018
Manifold Coworking & Event Space, Taranaki

A weekend of innovation with smart, creative and passionate people developing solutions to real problems for the Taranaki community.


IoT Hackathon

26 - 27 May 2018
GridAKL / 12 Madden St, Auckland

Internet of Things Hackathon for all with an interest in creating amazing applications


Kids Hackathon

26 May 2018 — 10:00am
The Mind Lab by Unitec Gisborne, Gisborne

The Mind Lab by Unitec presents Tairawhiti's first kids hackathon

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