TechWeek’19 gets Coasters talking about technology

30 April 2019 

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West Coasters can learn how to use social media to grow their business, make quality videos on their iPhone, take a virtual history tour of their town or join some other great events during TechWeek’19. 

Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is once again getting behind TechWeek’19, supporting a range of tech-related events and opportunities across the West Coast. Techweek’19 runs from 20 to 26 May this year, providing a week-long opportunity for connection and knowledge-sharing to amplify New Zealand’s unique and inspiring innovation stories. It’s not just about showcasing leading edge technology, but sharing digital knowledge within communities. 

Leader – Engagement Mequa Hourston says TPP will facilitate Techweek’19 on the West Coast by supporting, hosting or assisting with events and letting people know what’s happening and how they can take part.  

“We’ve already got a great line-up of events for the week, with options for business owners, people wanting to learn a little bit more about the technology they have at home and some really interesting social history events. There are also digital storytelling opportunities for kids and a LEGO challenge which is set to be a big hit.

“TechWeek’19 is a great opportunity for Coasters to learn a little more about how technology can help them, share knowledge and enjoy some great local events.

“Thanks go to our West Coast TechWeek’19 committee which has been pulling together ideas for workshops, events and activities that will create interest and add value to the region.” 

Events planned cover areas such as social media and digital tools for business, video creation, use of specific digital tools and software, virtual reality experiences and a Lego challenge. 

Find more details about local TechWeek’19 events at or head to to learn more about the nationwide event.

For more information contact:

Mequa Hourston, Leader - Engagement

DDI: 03 7699 405 | Mobile: 027 237 5844 | email: