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Tech Innovation & Collaboration In The Heart Of The City-Salt District

Welcome To

Epic Innovation Christchurch

EPIC is comprised of a unique blend of entrepreneurs, collaborators and innovators. Whether you’re seeking a quiet spot to delve into your workload or hungry for engagement with the local tech community, we’ve got the space to suit your needs.

Number of Events to date 1085
Number of Event Attendees to date 27565
Figures last updated 17 February 2020, entire EPIC lifespan estimation

What We Do


EPIC’s collaborative ecosystem is comprised of organisations whom between themselves host a wide variety of industry experience and unique skill sets. From enterprise e-commerce technologies, training and video games, to next generation web development, innovative hardware solutions and virtual realities.

Meeting Rooms

EPIC has a selection of well kitted-out meeting rooms of different size and structures depending on how many participants are joining you. Rooms can include displays, whiteboards and video conferencing technology so please advise us as to your requirements!

Host An Event

EPIC is well suited to accommodate all manner of events from full scale presentations to focus groups, workshops and board meetings. Our events space is kitted out with a centrally connected media system, 4 large TV screens, HD Projector and two high end wireless microphone systems.

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What's Happening at Epic

Current Events

March 2020 04 EPIC Innovation Centre
Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD
Please contact us on, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week. Become a...
March 2020 10 EPIC Innovation Centre
Coffee & Jam (now a monthly event on the 2nd Tuesday of the month)
Featuring US founder and EHF Fellow, Mike Hart from Sierra Energy (yes, he’s back!).  This was standing room only last time so ...
March 2020 11 EPIC Innovation Centre
Victoria Toastmasters – A lunchtime Toastmasters Club in the CBD
Please contact us on, or telephone 0274 363 573, to find out the programme for this week. Become a...

Latest News

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Starlifter.Dev Show featuring Jamie from Meta Digital

“EPIC Innovation features in the latest episode of the Starlifter.Dev Show! Benet Hitchcock chats with Jamie Hamilton, Creative Director at Meta Digital about making CD-ROMs, what’s changed in the Christchurch web scene over the years and how 2020 is shaping up.” Benet ‘Dr’ Hitchcock Starlifter.NZ Internet | Audio Email: Mobile | Signal ::  +64…

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Trade Me New Zealand Innovator of the Year Award

The Award recognises inspiring Kiwis whose game-changing discoveries, research or inventions are driving our country forward. The three finalists for the first Trade Me New Zealand Innovator of the Year Award have been announced, and they’re all awesome! From developing world-leading wireless charging technology, to designing a machine that treats cancer, to using virtual reality…

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Seven simple tips to keep hackers at bay

source NZ Herald 13/2/20   Seven easy ways to keep safer online: 1. Use a different password for every service. 2. If you have trouble remembering dozens of different logons, InternetNZ’s inhouse security expert recommends investing in password manager software, like LastPass, which will auto-generate and auto-fill passwords for multiple websites. 3. The longer and…

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Rocket Lab chosen by NASA to launch Pathfinder Mission to the Moon

source NZ Herald 15/2/20 Rocket Lab has been selected by NASA as the provider for a small satellite mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway. Gateway is an orbiting outpost that astronauts would visit before descending to the surface of the Moon in a landing system as part of NASA’s Artemis program. The…

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Salt District presents The SALTY Buskers Club

  This guy? MulletMan is your Salty Busker MC, expert in leave-in conditioner and a big Chch fave who's been keeping us all close to doing little laughy wees since double-popped collars were a thing. 😜 Posted by SALT District on Thursday, February 6, 2020 READY YOUR LAUGH-HOLE cos stuff just got way more buskery,…

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Grow Ō Tautahi Christchurch Garden Festival

Quirky science will help broach tough issues at Grow Ō Tautahi- March 20-22-FREE ENTRY-Christchurch Botanic Gardens  “Ever wanted to know if a cow is smiling? Or how you can make your car run on food waste from the rubbish dump?” Grow Ō Tautahi Science Ambassador Trevor Stuthridge is keen to share cool science alongside research…

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West Coast tech firms and iwi get Provincial Growth Fund cash boost

The Government has pledged almost $2.2 million for pounamu and technology industries on the West Coast. Under Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau made the funding announcement at Waitangi Day commemorations in Hokitika on Thursday He said the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) would be giving $800,000 to Development West Coast for a Grey District Regional Digital Hub and an…

Collaboration Partners

Bank Of New Zealand

We’ve been helping our customers make their goals a reality for over 150 years, and now we’re working with them to redesign banking for the future.

Duncan Cotterill

If an enterprising law firm is one you favour, let’s talk about how Duncan Cotterill’s full service offering across Auckland, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch can work for you.

Ministry of Awesome

Ministry of Awesome is the starting point for entrepreneurs, startups, and innovators in Christchurch. We deliver the support, guidance, capability training, and networks that entrepreneurs need to succeed.

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