While originally founded by the Ara Institute of Canterbury and Ministry of Awesome, Te Ōhaka is a city resource dedicated to the growth and success of all parties involved in Christchurch and Canterbury’s startup and innovation ecosystem.

 

Te Ōhaka is located in Ara’s high profile Kahukura building on Moorhouse Avenue and is currently taking applications from startups and innovators with bold ambition.

Te Ōhaka is the home of high-growth startups in Christchurch.

Te Ōhaka is the innovation space for startups who think bold. It’s where the high growth start-up community lives and where members collaborate, emulate and press accelerate.

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At Te Ōhaka, you’ll have access to:

Joint access to entrepreneur-rich and well-networked community

A mentorship programme led by sector and ecosystem leaders

Customised education, capability building and opportunities to pitch

100+ events per year

A fixed ‘home’ in which to network and collaborate

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Our upcoming events, programmes and activator sessions

Te Ōhaka is where the Christchurch startup community lives. Come along to any of our weekly events or learn more about our programmes and activator sessions.

Nov 4
How to raise money from VCs
Monday 4th November 2019, 5.00 pm, Te Ōhaka - Centre for Growth & Innovation - K Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue Christchurch Central, 8011
Oct 31
Startup Breakfast Club: Building a Successful Team
Thursday 31st October 2019, 7.15 am, Te Ōhaka - Centre for Growth & Innovation - K Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue Christchurch Central, 8011
Oct 23
The Quantum Industrial Revolution – Christchuch
Wednesday 23rd October 2019, 5.30 pm, Te Ōhaka - Centre for Growth & Innovation KBlock, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Madras St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Oct 22
C-Prize 2019 – Information Evening – Empowering New Zealand’s next generation of environmental innovators
Tuesday 22nd October 2019, Te Ōhaka - Centre for Growth & Innovation KBlock, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Madras St, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Oct 7
Fireside Chat #2: Startups, R+D, and Tax Incentive
Monday 7th October 2019, 12.00 pm, Te Ōhaka - Centre for Growth & Innovation - K Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue Christchurch Central, 8011
Sep 27
Startup Breakfast Club: The Startup Journey
Friday 27th September 2019, 7.00 am, Kahukura Building, Level 1, Moorhouse Avenue Christchurch Central, 8011

Our Residents

Meet the residents and businesses who make up our community.

Check out our latest news

Have a look at our latest news stories and commentary from our team and success stories. If you have something you'd like to contribute, please get in touch with our curator at info@teohaka.co.nz.

October 3rd, 2019

C Prize 2019 – Empowering New Zealand’s next generation of environmental innovators

What’s C-Prize?  C-Prize is a competition run by Callaghan Innovation that seeks to…

September 18th, 2019

FoodStarter 2019 launches 16 September

The Brothers Green, aka Brad Lake and Brendon McIntosh who have now been…

September 13th, 2019

Te Ōhaka teams up with Wynn Williams to help startups thrive.

Ministry of Awesome and Te Ōhaka – Centre for Growth & Innovation are…

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