We are the operators and community builders inside Te Haa o Manukau, an Auckland Council initiative that intentionally invests into the innovation ecosystem of South Auckland.
Te Haa is a co-working space for Manukau's forward thinking entrepreneurs, an event space for business, learning, making and launching.
Ngahere Talks - Kai a te Rangatira brings high quality speakers into Manukau, to discuss relevant topics for South Auckland's emerging creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.
These quarterly discussions feature two keynotes and a panel, with an intimate audience, creating the environment where korero can thrive. The aim is to foster the skills of thought, inquiry, critical thinking, listening, sharing and discussion - and to get up close and personal with some of the worlds most inspiring people.
The Manukau Tech Meetup is a monthly gathering of tech peeps in South Auckland, with a mix of guest speakers, workshops and hands on sessions.
Whether a tinkerer, founder, engineer or enthusiast there's a spot here for you.
Delivered with our partners Grid AKL and The Southern Initiative.
The South Auckland Youth Innovation Xchange aka The Xchange, encourages the exchange of tech, maker and design knowledge between students, teachers and schools.
The Xchange is a series of hands on experiential workshops for High School students and their teachers, followed by a competitive showcase of solutions to one of South Auckland's biggest social or environmental challenges, designed by the students themselves.
Tukua, thriving entrepreneurs, is a pathway of growth for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, with a particular focus on Maori and Polynesian, South Auckland based hustlers.
Its a pathway that includes free and subsidised support such as office space, mentoring, business workshops and a community of like-minded, growth-focussed creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.