Sign up for the TakiWaehere: New Zealand Geospatial Hackathon

Are you a visionary, hustler, hacker or designer?

Join TakiWaehere: New Zealand Geospatial Hackathon on 17-18 April! 

We’re looking for students with a range of skills to form teams for each Hackathon challenge. These will each be addressed using high-definition, multi-spectral satellite data from Maxar. Coding and software engineering skills in the team are essential, but other team members can be visionaries, hustlers, hackers or designers with diverse interests and knowledge.

When: 12:00, 17 April – 12:00, 18 April 2021 (24-hour event).

Why: a great experience and major cash prizes!

Where: UC. Room and building TBC.

We will: provide you with food and drinks to sustain you through the Hackathon, academic mentors to help you develop your solutions (before and during the event), and a great team-working environment.

Challenge topics: 

  • Understanding COVID-19 and preparing for the future
  • Planning for a changing coastline
  • Healthy local waterways
  • Wildlife populations
  • Urban landscapes
  • Wetlands and estuaries
  • Managing emergencies

To sign-up or for more information, please get in touch with Melanie Tomintz before Wednesday 24 March 2021. Please indicate which challenges are of interest. Training webinars will be provided prior to the event.

Find out more about the Hackathon here> 

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