Auckland has built a strong diverse ecosystem of high-tech innovation. From medtech and biotech, through to smart city, marinetech, as well as climate action and drone technologies. Auckland also houses creative technologies including film special effects and animation, augmented and virtual reality and more.
Dunedin is a growing hub for tech businesses and start-ups, with global connections and a supportive local ecosystem backing the culture of innovation and creativity. The city has a strong history of design and innovation underpinned by cohesive business connections and talent.
The mighty Te Tai Tokerau is New Zealand’s northernmost region that harnesses entrepreneur creativity and inspires innovation. Northland embraces tech in our well established agricultural, horticultural, forestry, and marine sectors.
Home to a thriving advanced manufacturing and digital services sector, a world-class healthtech hub, specialisation in food, fibre and agritech and a burgeoning aerospace industry Ōtautahi Christchurch is the place to design and build tech for the future.
With high speed broadband connecting the region to the world, business tech innovation is not only possible, it is something Tairāwhiti is looking to foster and develop. Start-ups and growth engines in the tech sector are encouraged and supported, especially as the region’s digital strategy is being developed.
Taranaki is a region like no other. Future-focused, full of life, and driving towards a prosperous and sustainable future, Taranaki is humming! Known for our pioneering spirit, Taranaki is a thriving region ready to power up innovation and support our emerging tech and start-up community.
The home of agritech start-ups welcomes the idea that “never in human history has the present been so temporary”. So the more people that we can empower with innovative design thinking tools and solving real problems in our local community the better.
A geographically and culturally diverse region, the Waikato has a range of activities and attractions to suit all ages and tastes – from our vibrant city hub of Hamilton to the rugged west coast, underground wonders and middle-earth movie magic.
Wellington is home to a high concentration of digital start-ups, social enterprises and successful tech companies. With a community that’s open minded, globally connected, as well as collaborative and supportive, it’s filled with innovators challenging the norm, and enjoying an affordable city lifestyle.
With a population big enough to support ground-breaking ambitions and small enough for authentic connections, Whanganui is a vibrant, friendly and connected city. Our city has been recognised for its focus on technology, having been awarded as one of the world’s SMART21 communities most recently in 2020.