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Tech For Good: Using technology to make a positive impact

Showcasing the role of technology in making a positive impact in our communities.

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Thu 19 May 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Puke Ariki, 1 Ariki St, New Plymouth 4310

Puke Ariki Foyer


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Tech For Good: Using technology to make a positive impact

Improving outcomes in health, environment, and culture, our community is embracing technology to drive impact.

Hosted by Curious Minds Taranaki and Venture Taranaki, join us as we hear how innovative approaches with technology are being used locally. You’ll hear how technology is being used by the community to monitor changing health, innovate pest management and protection of native species, reconnecting hapū with whenua and more.

Join our line-up of expert speakers who will focus on the role of technology in creating a better world and solving challenges.

Light refreshments and finger foods provided.

Health and safety

Please note due to restrictions under the orange traffic light setting, only registered people can attend this event and the venue may require you to wear a mask.

If you have any cold or flu symptoms, are awaiting a Covid-19 test result or have been at a location of interest please stay at home.

This community event listing is made possible with the support of NZTech


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