Christchurch Tech Events

The Next 30 Days

Sun
01

The Foundation: Sunday Session

The Foundation is for hackers and makers – all levels and ages welcome. Get some help, learn some new skills, or just meet new people.

Finish your project

Looking for a focused place to finish your game, smartphone app, or BeagleBone project? The Foundation is for you.

Awesome kit

3D printers, electronics, a solder station, Arduinos, all free to play with. More coming soon.

Where
Above Pomeroy's Pub, 292 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 1 2015 at 12:00am to 5:00am
Mon
02

WikiHouse NZ open community: WikiHouse NZ breakfast

 

Keen to find out more about the WikiHouse project? Come join our early morning WikiHouse discussion, sharing, brainstorming over coffee and breakfast at C1 and be part of the action.

Where
C1 Espresso, 150 High Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 2 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Tue
03

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is a place to share your ideas, provide feedback, learn stuff, meet some like minded folk and be inspired. Whether you're a hardened entrepreneur, an office-jockey, postman or whoever, if you're interested in finding out about what cool ideas, projects and businesses people are working on, as well as information and tips about a range of business topics, Coffee & Jam is for you. [http://www.ministryofawesome.com](http://www.ministryofawesome.com)
Where
EPIC, BNZ Lounge, Crnr Manchester & Tuam St, Christchurch
When
February 3 2015 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tue
03

Canterbury Software Cluster Event

At Canterbury Software one of our activities is to hold a monthly evening event where industry experts and speakers come along and share their knowledge of particular topics. Drinks and nibbles are provided - these meetings provide excellent networking opportunities. The event is free for members, $20 on the door for non-members. Register at [http://www.eventbrite.co.nz/o/canterbury-software-cluster-3708115373](http://www.eventbrite.co.nz/o/canterbury-software-cluster-3708115373)
Where
EPIC, Christchurch
When
February 3 2015 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Wed
04

Christchurch Amateur Radio Club

Monthly meeting is where radio enthusiasts get together to share ideas and meet with fellow hams. Amateur Radio offers something for everybody, talking to the world or your mate down the road, even helping in an emergency. Using any communications means available this includes radio, satellite, smart phones and computers, all from the comfort of your home, your car, or walking the dog via a handheld radio. We offer advanced radio training where you get a world recognised qualification (An Amateur radio licence). Once you have this you can become a part of our Amateur Radio Emergency Communications team. This will have you out on a jetboat, or in a prime spot for rally car action. You may even help save a life working with the Police Search And Rescue teams in the communications area. If this sounds like you come along and meet us. [http://www.chchhamradio.org.nz/](http://www.chchhamradio.org.nz/)
Where
5 Idris Rd, Fendalton, Christchurch 8052, New Zealand
When
February 4 2015 at 7:30pm to February 5 2015 at 12:00am
Thu
05

New Zealand Python User Group - Christchurch: Christchurch Python Meetup

Our meetups are always first Thursday of a month at the Catalyst IT office above Pomeroys Pub.

Every meetup we have one of us presenting a talk about anything that relates to Python programming language.

Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6pm.

Before and after the talk, an informal conversation, usually over a pint of beer, takes place.

Do not hesitate to pass this information around to whomever you think may be interested to hear and discuss all things Python.

I'll see you on Thursday!

Yours,

Marek Kuziel

Where
Christchurch Office, Catalyst IT Limited, Level 1, 284 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 5 2015 at 4:30am to 7:30am
Sun
08

The Foundation: Sunday Session

The Foundation is for hackers and makers – all levels and ages welcome. Get some help, learn some new skills, or just meet new people.

Finish your project

Looking for a focused place to finish your game, smartphone app, or BeagleBone project? The Foundation is for you.

Awesome kit

3D printers, electronics, a solder station, Arduinos, all free to play with. More coming soon.

Where
Above Pomeroy's Pub, 292 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 8 2015 at 12:00am to 5:00am
Mon
09

WikiHouse NZ open community: WikiHouse NZ breakfast

 

Keen to find out more about the WikiHouse project? Come join our early morning WikiHouse discussion, sharing, brainstorming over coffee and breakfast at C1 and be part of the action.

Where
C1 Espresso, 150 High Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 9 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Tue
10

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is a place to share your ideas, provide feedback, learn stuff, meet some like minded folk and be inspired. Whether you're a hardened entrepreneur, an office-jockey, postman or whoever, if you're interested in finding out about what cool ideas, projects and businesses people are working on, as well as information and tips about a range of business topics, Coffee & Jam is for you. [http://www.ministryofawesome.com](http://www.ministryofawesome.com)
Where
EPIC, BNZ Lounge, Crnr Manchester & Tuam St, Christchurch
When
February 10 2015 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tue
10

Christchurch Agile Professionals Network: Shared TPN: How, where & why testing is important in Agile methodology

Hello Everyone

This is a Shared event between the TPN (Christchurch Test Professionals Network) and the APN (Christchurch Agile Professionals Network) so if you are a member of both please only RSVP once.

Happy New Year everyone!!!

I trust you had a good one..

I am very excited to introduce to you our first speaker for 2015, Bruce Keightley..

Bruce Keightley Agile Practice Lead

Bruce is the Agile Practice Lead in Christchurch. He implements Scrum, Kanban and Visual Management into client organisations using Assurity’s proven Mentored Learning Programme which involves delivering training courses and coaching team members.

Bruce’s extensive military career has ingrained the Agile principles of transparency, inspection and adaption. This, combined with his extensive and real-life leadership, management and training experience has produced an unusual, but extremely effective skill set.

We are very privileged to have Bruce speak at TPN on his experience within Agile and SCRUM "How, where & why testing is so important in Agile methodology".

Look forward to seeing you all there.

Katrina McNicholl

Where
Assurity, Level 2, 53 Victoria Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 10 2015 at 4:30am to 7:30am
Tue
10

Christchurch Test Professionals Network: How, where & why testing is important in Agile methodology

Happy New Year everyone!!!

I trust you had a good one..

I am very excited to introduce to you our first speaker for 2015, Bruce Keightley..

Bruce Keightley Agile Practice Lead

Bruce is the Agile Practice Lead in Christchurch. He implements Scrum, Kanban and Visual Management into client organisations using Assurity’s proven Mentored Learning Programme which involves delivering training courses and coaching team members.

Bruce’s extensive military career has ingrained the Agile principles of transparency, inspection and adaption. This, combined with his extensive and real-life leadership, management and training experience has produced an unusual, but extremely effective skill set.

We are very privileged to have Bruce speak at TPN on his experience within Agile and SCRUM "How, where & why testing is so important in Agile methodology".

Look forward to seeing you all there.

Katrina McNicholl

Where
Assurity, Level 2, 53 Victoria Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 10 2015 at 4:30am to 7:30am
Wed
11

Think Open Data: Meet - Discuss - Make Stuff Happen

This is an open forum. A place for citizens, industry and government to meet and discuss topics of open data. The forum is action orientated and transparent. Chaired by Tim HG from LINZ SDI Programme, each week a particular opportunity/problem in the OpenData space will be highlighted and open discussion is encouraged.

Where
EPIC Centre, BNZ Space, 96-106 Manchester St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 11 2015 at 11:30pm to February 12 2015 at 2:30am
Thu
12

The Valley in Christchurch: Monthly Dinner

The best thing about Silicon Valley is the people and the casual conversations that lead to bigger things. These often happen in restaurants. Christchurch (New Zealand) has restaurants and techy people, so why not bring the two together?

Food, conversation, and a convivial atmosphere. Anyone interested welcome!

Where
TBD, Christchurch, Christchurch, nz
When
February 12 2015 at 5:00am to 8:00am
Sun
15

The Foundation: Sunday Session

The Foundation is for hackers and makers – all levels and ages welcome. Get some help, learn some new skills, or just meet new people.

Finish your project

Looking for a focused place to finish your game, smartphone app, or BeagleBone project? The Foundation is for you.

Awesome kit

3D printers, electronics, a solder station, Arduinos, all free to play with. More coming soon.

Where
Above Pomeroy's Pub, 292 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 15 2015 at 12:00am to 5:00am
Mon
16

Robotics Group

Location and times will be announced soon.
Where
Location TBA
When
February 16 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon
16

WikiHouse NZ open community: WikiHouse NZ breakfast

 

Keen to find out more about the WikiHouse project? Come join our early morning WikiHouse discussion, sharing, brainstorming over coffee and breakfast at C1 and be part of the action.

Where
C1 Espresso, 150 High Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 16 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Tue
17

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is a place to share your ideas, provide feedback, learn stuff, meet some like minded folk and be inspired. Whether you're a hardened entrepreneur, an office-jockey, postman or whoever, if you're interested in finding out about what cool ideas, projects and businesses people are working on, as well as information and tips about a range of business topics, Coffee & Jam is for you. [http://www.ministryofawesome.com](http://www.ministryofawesome.com)
Where
EPIC, BNZ Lounge, Crnr Manchester & Tuam St, Christchurch
When
February 17 2015 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Wed
18

Women in IT: Socialising and Networking

Socialising and networking with other ladies in the IT industry.  We'll also discuss the biggest learning/achievement from last year and what you’re wanting to learn/achieve this year (and who you’d like to connect with to help).

Sheralee MacDonald will be leading this session and the venue is the same as always (Catalyst office, above Pomeroy's Pub).

Where
Catalyst IT, Level 1, 284 Kilmore St, Above Pomeroy's Pub, Christchurch, nz
When
February 18 2015 at 4:30am to 6:00am
Thu
19

Christchurch Ruby Group: Monthly Meetup

TBA. We'll update these details closer to the time. :)

Where
Pomeroys, 292 Kilmore Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 19 2015 at 6:00am to 9:00am
Sun
22

The Foundation: Sunday Session

The Foundation is for hackers and makers – all levels and ages welcome. Get some help, learn some new skills, or just meet new people.

Finish your project

Looking for a focused place to finish your game, smartphone app, or BeagleBone project? The Foundation is for you.

Awesome kit

3D printers, electronics, a solder station, Arduinos, all free to play with. More coming soon.

Where
Above Pomeroy's Pub, 292 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 22 2015 at 12:00am to 5:00am
Mon
23

WikiHouse NZ open community: WikiHouse NZ breakfast

 

Keen to find out more about the WikiHouse project? Come join our early morning WikiHouse discussion, sharing, brainstorming over coffee and breakfast at C1 and be part of the action.

Where
C1 Espresso, 150 High Street, Christchurch, nz
When
February 23 2015 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Tue
24

Coffee & Jam

Coffee & Jam is a place to share your ideas, provide feedback, learn stuff, meet some like minded folk and be inspired. Whether you're a hardened entrepreneur, an office-jockey, postman or whoever, if you're interested in finding out about what cool ideas, projects and businesses people are working on, as well as information and tips about a range of business topics, Coffee & Jam is for you. [http://www.ministryofawesome.com](http://www.ministryofawesome.com)
Where
EPIC, BNZ Lounge, Crnr Manchester & Tuam St, Christchurch
When
February 24 2015 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Wed
25

Think Open Data: Meet - Discuss - Make Stuff Happen

This is an open forum. A place for citizens, industry and government to meet and discuss topics of open data. The forum is action orientated and transparent. Chaired by Tim HG from LINZ SDI Programme, each week a particular opportunity/problem in the OpenData space will be highlighted and open discussion is encouraged.

Where
EPIC Centre, BNZ Space, 96-106 Manchester St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 25 2015 at 11:30pm to February 26 2015 at 2:30am
Thu
26

CHC.JS: JavaScript Meetup - Topic TBA

Details TBA

Where
Christchurch Office, Catalyst IT Limited, Level 1, 284 Kilmore St, Christchurch, nz
When
February 26 2015 at 6:00am to 9:00am