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

FAIL CLUB 2.0 RECAP

When: 27 Sep 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus ( cnr Manchester and Tuam S

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-09-27 12:30:00 2016-09-27 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland FAIL CLUB 2.0 RECAP Fail Club 2.0 Not failing at Fail Club is winning! Today’s regular Coffee and Jam slot made way to Fail Club 2.0 because it's ok to fail. EPIC Innovation Campus ( cnr Manchester and Tuam S Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 180

When: 20 Sep 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC innovation Campus ( Cnr Manchester and Tuam)

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-09-20 12:30:00 2016-09-20 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 180 Coffee and Jam #180 First Speaker: Hannah Rhodes introducing Sustainable Healthy Initiatives for Transport - SHIFT Hannah is personally interested in a future that is not “shit”. EPIC innovation Campus ( Cnr Manchester and Tuam) Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Start-Up Activation

Activator Caffeine Adventure #14

When: 16 Sep 2016 9:00 AM

Where: Awesome HQ - 192 St. Asaph Street, Christchurch, 8

How Long: 7 hours

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2016-09-16 09:00:00 2016-09-16 16:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Activator Caffeine Adventure #14 Are you trying to start a company or a social enterprise? Working on a new idea? On Friday September 16th (9:00am - 4:00pm), our Start-Up Activator, Catarina Gutierrez and the team will... Awesome HQ - 192 St. Asaph Street, Christchurch, 8 Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 179

When: 13 Sep 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-09-13 12:30:00 2016-09-13 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 179 Event Recap    Speaker 1: Raewyn Murray  Topic: New Brighton Spring Music Festival  Raewyn is the event manager of the New Brighton Spring Music festival which is hopefully going... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

Pitch Perfect

Start-Up Activation

Perfect Your Pitch // Pitch Workshop: SOLD OUT

When: 8 Sep 2016 5:00 PM

Where: GreenHouse, 146 Lichfield Street, Christchurch

How Long: 3 hours

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2016-09-08 17:00:00 2016-09-08 19:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Perfect Your Pitch // Pitch Workshop: SOLD OUT Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury Development Corporation presents back to back sessions to help you perfect your pitch.We are excited to host Matt Hunckler, founder of Verge, to share his experiences and tips on... GreenHouse, 146 Lichfield Street, Christchurch Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Double Shot Sessions

Double Shot Session: Redefining Success and Support

When: 6 Sep 2016 5:30 PM

How Long: 2 hours

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 178

When: 6 Sep 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam S

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-09-06 12:30:00 2016-09-06 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 178 Coffee and Jam #178 First speaker: Dan Khan from ZeroPoint Ventures  ZeroPoint Ventures, the founder friendly support for new entrepreneurs, is the culmination of Dan and his co-founder Sam’s... EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam S Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Coffee & Jam

EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 177

When: 30 Aug 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-08-30 12:30:00 2016-08-30 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland EVENT RECAP: Coffee and Jam 177 Speaker #1 - Arindam Basu Do Genes Influence Our Learning Preferences Arindam is from the University of Canterbury where they are doing a study about whether or not certain... 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 176

When: 23 Aug 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-08-23 12:30:00 2016-08-23 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 176   First Speakers: Rose, Harriet, Grace, Maddie and Liv from Super Spreads Just an idea turned into a small business for the girls. 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 175

When: 16 Aug 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-08-16 12:30:00 2016-08-16 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 175 First Speaker: Magdalena Lorenzo from The Commuting Book Magdalena loves to read, likes to see other people reading and cares about having less cars in Christchurch and so the... 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 174

When: 9 Aug 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-08-09 12:30:00 2016-08-09 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 174   First Speaker: Eiko Oljkan from Developster  Eiko introduced Developster a global platform to kick start the entrepreneurial journey of teenagers. 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 173

When: 2 Aug 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-08-02 12:30:00 2016-08-02 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 173 First speaker: James Hayes about Virtual Medical Coaching Our first speaker James took us into the future of education. 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 172

When: 26 Jul 2016 12:30 PM

Where: EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St

How Long: 1 hour

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2016-07-26 12:30:00 2016-07-26 13:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Event RECAP: Coffee and Jam 172 At this session, Derick Lotz is pitching Astrova Technologies and Barbara Forbes is speaking on Business Structures. EPIC Innovation Campus (Cnr Manchester and Tuam St Ministry of Awesome office@ministryofawesome.com

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Event Partnerships

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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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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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 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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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 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 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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