This article was published on 9 December 2022
Callaghan Innovation announces support for 2023 Hi-Tech awards, once again sponsoring the Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year award.
The NZ Hi-Tech Awards celebrates New Zealand’s most successful hi-tech businesses and individuals, putting a spotlight on tech businesses and world-leading innovations.
Marking its 28th anniversary, the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 2023 will recognise game-changing Kiwi tech businesses across electronics, software, biotechnology, creative, agritech, telecommunications, and digital media.
Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand’s Innovation Agency, is proud to support the awards, by again sponsoring the Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year award, for the 6th year. This year, for the first time in history, Callaghan Innovation is partnering with The Poutama Trust to sponsor this award and celebrate winning Maori businesses together.
The Poutama Trust provides business development services to thousands of Māori owned and operated businesses across Aotearoa. The team has a proven track record of working successfully with Maori businesses to help them grow. Poutama works across all sectors and industries that Maori businesses are involved in.
The year-long Hi-Tech Awards calendar features a host of events to showcase industry talent, and multiple opportunities to network with the who’s who of the tech industry, while learning from previous award winners.
AgriSea, the 2022 Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year award winner, has pioneered a way to harness seaweed’s potential and continues to grow its presence in this space following its award win. AgriSea is just one example of the incredible Māori innovators developing tech solutions that have the wellbeing of people and the planet at the core.
Discover how Kiwi innovators are revolutionising the tech landscape by improving the way we live, work and play, and learn more about the Hi-Tech Awards.
Check out the full list of 2022 winners here and keep an eye out at the start of April for the finalist announcements for 2023.
For more information and to view all 14 categories, visit the NZ Hi-Tech Awards website.