BREAKING: AgTech to take centre stage at Techweek 2018

I’m delighted to announce that Wharf42 has signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with the New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) to work together to deliver the major Food & AgTech ‘Hero Event’ for Techweek 2018. In May this year, Wharf42 organised Techweek 2017's Farming2020 3-day event. If you want to view some of the 28 amazing presentations that took place [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Wharf42|2 Comments

Farming2020 publishes its 3-day Presentation schedule

Farming2020 is delighted to publish its 3-day Presentation schedule. The Presentations will take place in the Hooper Innovation Centre on the LIC Innovation Farm, from Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th May. To view the Presentation Schedule in detail, please go to The Programme tab above this blog post. The Programme features many of New Zealand’s most innovation-focused thought leaders working [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Farming2020|0 Comments

Wharf42 announce the launch of the Farming2020 Initiative

It’s with great pleasure (and some relief) that we can finally announce the launch of the Farming2020 initiative. You can learn more by visiting the dedicated website at www.farming2020.nz Earlier this year, New Zealand hosted its first ever Techweek. It was a great 7 days. Techweek 2016 had an Auckland focus (it was funded by ATEED), with over 55 events [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Farming2020|0 Comments

The week Ahead: Wharf42 in Vietnam

Not the first place one would normally associate with Wharf42. But then having set up technology businesses in the UK, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the USA over the past 20 years, it does give some insight into our global ambition for New Zealand's tech sector and reach. Vietnam has been on our radar for some time. We are [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Entrepreneurial Ecosystem|1 Comment

Encouraging NZTech’s Regional Outreach – including Tauranga

Today, Jacqui and I will be attending the NZTech AGM. It’s taking place, 2.5 hours’ drive up SH2/SH1, in downtown Auckland. NZTech is the voice of the New Zealand technology sector and its vision is simple – more prosperity for New Zealand through better use of technology. Wharf42 has been a member of NZTech for the past three years and [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|New Zealand|0 Comments

Adiba Barney to speak at Auckland NZTech Women Event

Adiba Barney, CEO of the Silicon Valley Forum, will be sharing her story at the next Auckland NZTech Women event. The event is taking place on Friday 8 May at 7.30am – 9am at The MindLab by Unitec, 69 Carlton Gore Rd, Newmarket, Auckland. This is one of several events that Adiba will be addressing around New Zealand during the [...]

By |April 13th, 2015|Silicon Valley|0 Comments

The Launch Highlights: Graeme Muller – Chief Executive, NZTech

This was Graeme’s first formal visit to the region as the new Chief Executive of the New Zealand Technology Industry Association. It was not however his first visit to Tauranga. Graeme is a local and we hope to see a lot more of him over the coming months and years. Graeme Muller taking about NZTech at the Meteoroid Launch [...]

By |January 27th, 2015|Meteoroid|0 Comments