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!

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #197 SPECIAL

When: 21 Feb 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-02-21 12:30:00 2017-02-21 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #197 SPECIAL The first speaker at today's session was Jason Pemberton from the Akina Foundation. He updated us on the progress of the Social Enterprise World Forum which is being held in September. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #198

When: 28 Feb 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam & Manchester

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-02-28 12:30:00 2017-02-28 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #198 Session #198 went off with a bang !!    SPEAKER ONE: Dayle Hunt. Life Mechanic  Dayle Hunt is a Life Mechanic who set out to help people feel better. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam & Manchester Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #199

When: 7 Mar 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam & Manchester

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-03-07 12:30:00 2017-03-07 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #199 Coffee and Jam - 199 – we’re on fire!   First Speaker: Laura Hatwell Laura is the founder of Strengthsy Coaching - skills based coaching and personal training. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam & Manchester Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #200!

When: 14 Mar 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-03-14 12:30:00 2017-03-14 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #200! Coffee and Jam Tuesday 14th March   Today went off with a bang, a delicious chocolate cake and an exciting announcement as we celebrate our 200th session of Coffee... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #201

When: 21 Mar 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-03-21 12:30:00 2017-03-21 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #201     Speaker One: Ken Ching – Action Bicycle Club   Christchurch’s future is bright. Ken envisions a vibrant, modern and environmentally friendly city. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester & Tuam Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #202

When: 28 Mar 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam and Manchester

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-03-28 12:30:00 2017-03-28 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #202 Coffee and Jam 28th March   First speaker: Netta Egoz, International director of Pecha Kucha.  Pecha Kucha is the Japanese word for ‘chit-chat’. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam and Manchester Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #203

When: 4 Apr 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam and Manchester

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-04-04 12:30:00 2017-04-04 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #203 Coffee and Jam #203. What an awesome day! First Speakers: Tom Eason and Holly Chappell-Eason : Two Productions The innovative theatre capital of New Zealand. EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Tuam and Manchester Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Muhammad Yunus - Nobel Peace Prize Winner

When: 9 Apr 2017 4:30 PM

Where: The Charles Luney Auditorium 12 Winchester Street

How Long: 2 hours

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2017-04-09 16:30:00 2017-04-09 18:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Muhammad Yunus - Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, civil society and global thought leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and... The Charles Luney Auditorium 12 Winchester Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #204

When: 11 Apr 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester and Tuam

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-04-11 12:30:00 2017-04-11 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #204 Today at Coffee and Jam #204 we had a Startup Weekend focused session to give a peak into what the real thing is like! First Speaker: Geoff Brash -... EPIC Innovation Campus. Cnr Manchester and Tuam Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

No Coffee and Jam Easter and ANZAC

When: 18 Apr 2017 12:30 PM

How Long: 7 days

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #205

When: 2 May 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-05-02 12:30:00 2017-05-02 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #205 First Speaker: Paula Granger – Director of the Ipsum Group For a lot of small businesses and early stage entrepreneurs, marketing and communication is not top of the list. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #21

When: 4 May 2017 9:30 AM

Where: Awesome HQ, 192 Saint Asaph Street

How Long: 6 hours

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2017-05-04 09:30:00 2017-05-04 15:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #21 Are you trying to start a company or a social enterprise? Working on a new idea? Activator Caffeine Adventure (ACA) is an opportunity to seriously discuss your idea with... Awesome HQ, 192 Saint Asaph Street Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Tech Week

When: 6 May 2017 9:00 AM

How Long: 9 days

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EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #206

When: 9 May 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-05-09 12:30:00 2017-05-09 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #206 Welcome everyone to Coffee and Jam #206, a Tech week special!  Ronan Whitteker – AfterMath Gallery With less than three weeks to go, the AfterMath Gallery is on the... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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National Coworking Day

When: 11 May 2017 9:00 AM

Where: Awesome HQ. 192 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch,8

How Long: 8 hours

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2017-05-11 09:00:00 2017-05-11 17:00:00 Pacific/Auckland National Coworking Day Co-working spaces across New Zealand open their doors to the public, to showcase what sharing a working environment is all about. Awesome HQ. 192 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch,8 Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #207

When: 16 May 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-05-16 12:30:00 2017-05-16 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #207 Today for #207, we are joined by two incredibly loyal Coffee and Jam supporters. First Speaker: Rebecca Parnham - Krama & Co. EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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From Start-up to Scale-up

When: 19 May 2017 9:00 AM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 3 hours

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2017-05-19 09:00:00 2017-05-19 12:00:00 Pacific/Auckland From Start-up to Scale-up It’s easy to start up a start-up... but what about when it's time to scale-up? Once you’ve validated your idea fits a market need, you need new skills, a... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Startup Weekend

When: 19 May 2017 6:30 PM

Where: Epic Innovation Campus

How Long: 2 days

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2017-05-19 18:30:00 2017-05-21 21:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Startup Weekend Launch a startup in 54 hours. A high-energy weekend filled with aspiring and proven entrepreneurs. Startup Weekend is the place to launch an idea, meet co-founders, and grow your networks... Epic Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #208

When: 23 May 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-05-23 12:30:00 2017-05-23 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #208 We welcome the incredible Kaila Colbin to Coffee and Jam #208 today, and our first week of Lab 5 2017!    First Speaker(s): Lab 5 - Christ's College - Week... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #209

When: 30 May 2017 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus

How Long: 1 hour

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2017-05-30 12:30:00 2017-05-30 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam #209 Two great speakers today. Hannah Noble founder of Cheaper Living and Stuart Charters, director of SIGNAL ICT Grad School.  George Wietzke Hannah Noble founder of Cheaper Living  Speaker One:... EPIC Innovation Campus Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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