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Challenge aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation

Ōtautahi Christchurch aims to become the home of health tech innovation in New Zealand with the HealthTech Supernode Challenge, opening Monday 29 June.

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Posted 41 days ago

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How can your business provide exceptional customer experience?

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Almost every business claims to provide an exceptional service experience to every customer.

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Posted 3 months ago

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Into the Unknown: Leadership strategy for uncertain times

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As we’ve stated frequently over the last wee while, there are few leadership qualities more useful in a time of crisis than initiative, excellent pressure handling skills, and the ability...

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Posted 3 months ago

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Leading through uncertainty

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This article was inspired by the Innovation Bay seminar, which took place on the 22nd of April 2020.

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Posted 3 months ago

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Awesome Bulletin #4

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At last month's Startup Breakfast Club, we caught up with Krissy Sadler-Bridge of MYOB, Jen Heuett from Altitude Media and Luke Eason from Harvey Cameron.

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Posted 14 months ago

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Awesome Bulletin #1

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Our new and improved monthly Awesome Bulletin - this one’s all about startup funding featuring insight from those who have been there and done that including Marian Johnson, Ben Kepes,...

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Posted 17 months ago

Awesome Stories

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Awesome Story #3 Feat: Andrew Moss

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Andrew is the owner and operator of the Flipout trampoline arena in Christchurch, one of the largest of its kind in the world and part of the world-renowned Flipout franchise.

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Posted 3 years ago

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Awesome Story #2 Feat: April McLennan

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April has a mission to equip young New Zealanders with the self-awareness, confidence and opportunities to pursue and excel in work they are passionate about.

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Posted 3 years ago

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Awesome Story #1 Feat: Magda Lorenzo

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Magdalena Lorenzo has always loved reading and she is an avid user of public transport.

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Posted 3 years ago

In The News

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Trans Tasman Collaboration sets startups up for success

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Christchurch’s Ministry of Awesome has just inked a startup exchange partnership offering NZ startups a New South Wales beachhead and introductions to established networks that can help them crack the...

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Posted 11 months ago

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The End Game that Startups Need to Think About

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When starting a business, it's also important to think about the day you'll leave it.

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Posted 21 months ago

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Ministry of Awesome and Ara create new innovation hub.

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Ara Institute of Canterbury to become more Awesome.

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Posted 24 months ago

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An awesome enterprise: Q&A with the Ministry of Awesome’s Chief Awesome Officer Marian Johnson

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A social enterprise established in the dark days post-quake to encourage positivity, collaboration, activation and support for a city that was struggling to survive, the Ministry of Awesome is a...

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Posted 2 years ago

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The single most critical step to take before you start your business.

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You are an ardent moviegoer who makes the weekly pilgrimage to the nearest cinema but it’s a hassle for you to check all the different cinema websites for times and...

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Posted 24 months ago

COVID-19 Resources

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How can your business provide exceptional customer experience?

COVID-19 Resources

Almost every business claims to provide an exceptional service experience to every customer.

Read more...

Posted 3 months ago

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Into the Unknown: Leadership strategy for uncertain times

COVID-19 Resources

As we’ve stated frequently over the last wee while, there are few leadership qualities more useful in a time of crisis than initiative, excellent pressure handling skills, and the ability...

Read more...

Posted 3 months ago

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Leading through uncertainty

COVID-19 Resources

This article was inspired by the Innovation Bay seminar, which took place on the 22nd of April 2020.

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Posted 3 months ago

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Same storm, different boats, shifting perspectives, and seizing opportunities

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Shifting perspectives were a central theme of this week’s Coffee and Jam, with our speakers emphasising a multi-faceted approach to enduring and thriving as individuals, businesses, and communities amidst COVID.

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Posted 3 months ago