Pacific Business Trust Presents:

Pasifika and Tech- Building Creative Futures

Pasifika and Tech- Building Creative Futures


When: Wednesday 10 May 2017, 06PM-08PM



Rooms 110,113,137 Manukau Institute of Technology Corner of Davies Ave and Manukau Station Rd, Auckland 2104 Auckland


Are you looking for inspiration about how you might commercialise a tech idea? Are you looking for an opportunity to invest in and partner with people developing forward thinking technology? Do you want to learn more about how you can get work experience in the tech industry? OR want to get some help with your tech idea?Then come along to Pasifika and Tech - Building creative futures.

Part of Tech Week '17, this event will showcase leading and emerging Pacific tech entrepreneurs in our community. You'll get to hear from some amazing Pacific entrepreneurs and creatives using tech in the creative and Galleries Libraries Archives and Museum (GLAM) sectors- come and see what new opportunities might await you!

The event will also be the launch of Tupu Tek Pasifika Internship and the PacHack - Pacific Tech Hackathon.

The Tupu Tek Pasifika Internships are a new initiative created through a partnership between Summer of Tech and the Ministry of Innovation Business and Employment (MBIE). Summer of Tech is the premier IT internship programme for NZ. Tupu Tek is a targeted internship programme that encourages Pacific learners to take up paid work experience within tech skills.

PacHack - Pacific Tech Hackathon is also another initiative developed through a partnership between MBIE and Dev Academy. Dev Academy is NZ's premier web development academy. PacHack provides an opportunityfor budding Pacific entreprenuers and business owners to gain acess to DevAcademy's vast experience and knowledge in the tech sector. Successful applicants will be invited to a day long workshop where they can work with a team of experts to develop their ideas further. Come along to the launch to learn how you can apply!

Don't miss out on this event. Register now!

  • Showcase Pasifika tech leaders and emerging future designers
  • Network and connect with like minded individuals
  • Create relationships
  • Launch of tech internship
  • Support and resources
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