Past Events

Ministry of Awesome hosts countless educational and networking events to support you to grow your idea, network and learn about cool things that are happening. You can also count on us to know about all the other awesome happenings around town!

If you'd like to speak at one of our events, get in touch. We'll provide pitch practice, support and connections in the lead up to the event!

Seize Your Moments

Coffee & Jam

Event: Coffee and Jam 158

When: 19 Apr 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-04-19 12:30:00 2016-04-19 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: Coffee and Jam 158 Janne Willems is giving an update on her Seize Your Moments project and Chloe Waretini is speaking about the Otakaro Orchard Project.  Coffee & Jam is the city's longest running social networking event. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event: Coffee and Jam 159

When: 26 Apr 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-04-26 12:30:00 2016-04-26 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: Coffee and Jam 159 At this special session, we've invited Johnny Gibson (Nolstalgia Festival), Erica Austin & Jalanda Smith (TEDxChristchurch) and Sharon McIver (Our Daily Waste) to speak about Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices and Sustainable... EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Startup Weekend Christchurch

When: 29 Apr 2016 5:00 PM

Where: EPIC Building

How Long: 2 days

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2016-04-29 17:00:00 2016-05-01 21:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Weekend Christchurch Ministry of Awesome is proud to be an event partner at this year's Startup Weekend! Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside their daily networks. EPIC Building Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Herstory

Coffee & Jam

Event: Coffee and Jam 160

When: 3 May 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-05-03 12:30:00 2016-05-03 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: Coffee and Jam 160 Stefan Warnaar is pitching Khullu and Chrissy Irvine is speaking about Herstory.  Coffee & Jam is the city's longest running social networking event. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event: Coffee and Jam 161

When: 10 May 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-05-10 12:30:00 2016-05-10 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: Coffee and Jam 161 Amy Scott is pitching Little Bird Readers and Nicholas Lovett is speaking about Christchurch Transport Innovation Fund.  Coffee & Jam is the city's longest running social networking event. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #12

When: 12 May 2016 9:00 AM

Where: Black & White Coffee Cartel - 83 Victoria Street

How Long: 7 hours

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2016-05-12 09:00:00 2016-05-12 16:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #12 Are you trying to start a company or a social enterprise? Working on a new idea? On Thursday 12 May (9:00am - 4:00pm), our Start-Up Activator, Catarina Gutierrez (and surprise guests!) will... Black & White Coffee Cartel - 83 Victoria Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 162

When: 17 May 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-05-17 12:30:00 2016-05-17 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 162 EPIC BNZ Lounge was maxed out at this week's Coffee and Jam. We welcomed our new Trustees, Sue Suckling and Lloyd Mander. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

ChCh Soup

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CHCH Soup Autumn

When: 18 May 2016 6:00 PM

Where: The Commons (cnr Kilmore and Durham St)

How Long: 3 hours

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2016-05-18 18:00:00 2016-05-18 21:00:00 Pacific/Auckland CHCH Soup Autumn CHCH Soup is back for Autumn, our season finale to round off a great year!!! A Gap Filler and Ministry of Awesome collaboration, CHCH Soup provides a platform for local creatives and innovators... The Commons (cnr Kilmore and Durham St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Gary Bolles

Event Partnerships

Event: How to thrive in disruptive times with Gary Bolles

When: 20 May 2016 5:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 2 hours

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2016-05-20 17:30:00 2016-05-20 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: How to thrive in disruptive times with Gary Bolles Brought to New Zealand by Callaghan Innovation, Gary is being hosted by Ministry of Awesome in Christchurch on 20 May. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 163

When: 24 May 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-05-24 12:30:00 2016-05-24 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 163 At Tuesday's Coffee and Jam, we focused on celebrating brands and ethical trade in the fashion industry. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 164

When: 31 May 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-05-31 12:30:00 2016-05-31 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 164 Speaker One SHAREaCAMPER - Kris Johnstone kris@shareacamper.co.nz    SHAREaCAMPER is AirBnB for campervans! Their vision is to bring the joy of campervan travel to as many people as possible in an affordable, safe... EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 165

When: 7 Jun 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-06-07 12:30:00 2016-06-07 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 165 Speaker One Health-e-letics Disruptive Healthcare: Mazharuddin Syed Ahmed mazharmail@gmail.com    Mazhar explained how technology is affecting our lives, in different aspects, and how everything is data, our patterns of shopping, places... EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 166

When: 14 Jun 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-06-14 12:30:00 2016-06-14 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 166 Speaker One: Sean Brogan from Baldwins IP  Sean.Brogan@baldwins.com Sean is an intellectual property lawyer and he advised us on where businesses sometimes fail when it comes to their intellectual property... EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 167

When: 21 Jun 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-06-21 12:30:00 2016-06-21 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 167 Speaker One: Bronwyn Beatty- Ara Broadcasting School Group Project Bronwyn.Beatty@ara.ac.nz The New Zealand Broadcasting School are working on group projects and are looking for clients to create online media content for. EPIC Building (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 168

When: 28 Jun 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-06-28 12:30:00 2016-06-28 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 168 Speaker One: Peter Randrup - Grub Supply grubsupply.co.nz Grub Supply was established in May 2016 and is a company that is promoting bugs as food.  Why you may ask? Because... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam Special 169 (Women in Tech)

When: 5 Jul 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-07-05 12:30:00 2016-07-05 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam Special 169 (Women in Tech) First Speaker: Nicola Valentine  from Property Plot Nicola, the founder and CEO of Property Plot, talked about her startup which aims to be the one-stop shop for home buying... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 170

When: 12 Jul 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-07-12 12:30:00 2016-07-12 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 170 First speaker: Kamya Ghose from Queen Zaria “There is no greater force than a woman on a mission” a quote from Queen Zaria an African warrior queen and namesake... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure 13

When: 15 Jul 2016 9:00 AM

Where: Awesome HQ

How Long: 7 hours

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2016-07-15 09:00:00 2016-07-15 16:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure 13 On Friday July 15th (9:00am - 4:00pm), our Start-Up Activator, Catarina Gutierrez will be available with the sole purpose of chatting with awesome people like you about your ideas and helping out... Awesome HQ Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 171

When: 19 Jul 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-07-19 12:30:00 2016-07-19 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 171 First Speaker: Sally Carlton  from Speak up Kōrerotia - Human Rights Radio Show Sally introduced her Human Rights Radio Show Speak up Kōrerotia, which has now been running for... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event: Pitch for the Pot CHCH Soup

When: 21 Jul 2016 6:00 PM

Where: Space Academy (371 St. Asaph St)

How Long: 3 hours

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2016-07-21 18:00:00 2016-07-21 21:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Event: Pitch for the Pot CHCH Soup CHCH Soup, a Pitch for the Pot event, is back for a new season!!! A Gap Filler and Ministry of Awesome collaboration, CHCH Soup provides a platform for local creatives and innovators to... Space Academy (371 St. Asaph St) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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