Help Tairāwhiti businesses take their goodness to the world.

Hack Tairāwhiti 2019 will bring together exporters from the Tairāwhiti region and the country’s top talent - technologists, designers, developers, creatives, entrepreneurs and business leaders - in a collaborative environment in Gisborne. Working together to solve specific business challenges, we will show how harnessing the power of technology can enable us to grow scalable businesses from regional New Zealand to the world. 


Share Your Talent

Hack Tairāwhiti is an opportunity for Māori, the Gisborne community and people from further afield to learn new skills


Hack By The Beach

The hackathon will be held in the Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club which has expansive and beautiful views of stunning Poverty Bay


Immersive Cultural Experience

You will be greeted by a Pōwhiri and experience local entertainment with some the option to stay at a local marae