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Techweek24 Day 1: Highlights

20 May 2024

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Welcome to Techweek24!

We're so excited to celebrate over the next 7 days at 280 incredible, fascinating, fun and eye-opening events across the country all about growing tech for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

Here's how to get involved  

— Team Techweek


What's happened on Day 1? 

Here's just a snapshot of some of the activity across NZ. 


See Tomorrow First Techweek24 Launch event in Tāmaki Makaurau

Hosted by David Downs, MC extraordinaire and CEO of NZ Story. 

The event featured two incredible panels, talking about two of our powerhouse industries within the tech sector: gaming and space. 

L to R: Antony Blacket, BDM at Synty Studios; Mario Wynands, CEO, Pikpok; Sam Ramlu, CEO, Mighty Eyes, Method and Mad Carnival. 

From L to R: Morgan Bailey, Director of Comms, Rocket Lab; Stefan Powell, CEO and CTO, Dawn Aerospace

The conversations were both insightful and inspiring, but don't get FOMO, we'll be releasing them very soon as live episodes of the See Tomorrow First podcast. 

Thanks to everyone who joined us to kick off Techweek, and a massive thanks to our incredible partners, who have  made Techweek24 possible. We're looking at you Deloitte, NZTE, TechStep, and Media Design School (who got some well-deserved shout outs on the gaming panel!), and we can't forget our amazing Media Partner, Lumo

Canterbury TechFest — Spark Health Future of Health & Wellness Day

The opening of Canterbury TechFest in Christchurch was focused on the future of health and wellness. 


Find out more about Canterbury TechFest here > 


Waikato Māori Digitech Networking



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