Category: Blog

Mashup 2016

POPapp wins The Bay’s Mashup 2016

A team from Mount Maunganui College have won the 2016 BOP Secondary Schools Mashup with their innovative app for storing purchase receipts, warranties and spending data. The four students, known by their team name...

New format for Mashup 2016 a success!

After a lot of hard work in preparation by Pascale, Dara and the team, this year’s Mashup competition got underway today at the BOP Polytechnic’s Bongard site. Almost 60 young people across 16 teams...

Entrepreneurs Everywhere gaining popularity

This month’s Entrepreneurs Everywhere gathering at Basestation brought together a broad spectrum of local entrepreneurs. From a small, struggling publishing operation, to the confident, dynamic Comvita marketing and technical teams to individuals pitching for...

Tauranga Startup Cafe inspires budding entrepreneurs

Tonight’s Startup Cafe, a precursor to the main Tauranga Startup Weekend event, has inspired participants to follow their entrepreneurial dreams. The relaxed format of the cafe-style setup allowed the curious and the committed to...

codevelop open IT project enters design phase

It was exciting to see some concepts for the design of the controller/application/interface at last week’s meeting.  Much discussion ensued as we were able to begin visualising how it might look and consequently some refinements to...

codevelop open IT project team gets into hot water

This week the codevelop group started the development phase of its IoT project.  Having decided to build a smart device to manage solar hot water (and the use of electricity to supplement it when needed)...

Tauranga’s House of Science Robotics Club needs your help!

The House of Science Robotics Club’s ROBOTC software license is expiring soon and they would dearly love to find sponsorship to renew it and keep their children programming! The Robotics Club is a special interest programme within the House...