Artinzene Nov 2015
Techvana is a space designed to restore, preserve and display the history, development, and practical applications of technology. We curate exhibits for technology enthusiasts, organise educational workshops for students and young professionals, and host technology events that showcase the talent and ingenuity of kiwi technology companies in partnership with Ntec, ICE AV and Other supporters. Techvana also aims to become a destination for computing, gaming, telecommunications and robotics technology_ Together With Auckland ICT, we regularly host events that showcase the talent and ingenuity Of kiwi technology companies. Every month, speakers are invited to share their experience and expertise in how they are contributing towards advancing New Zealand’s technology sector. Our more recent events have featured Microsoft NZ during the Windows 10 launch and Semble With their cashless payment.
Every day, Techvana’s team seeks new and different ways to spark the creativity of young minds, inspire local talent, and create an engaging visitor experience. We combine static and interactive
exhibits to raise the awareness and appreciation the younger generation have With technology as well as to bring help nostalgic memories back to adults. The success Of Techvana so far has been solely due to the drive and passion our financial supporters, sponsors, enthusiasts, paid staff and volunteer interns have shown for technology. An ever growing number of passionate donors also regularly bring both nostalgic and modern pieces of technology to add to Techvana’s ever growing hardware and software collection. The progress made so far has also attracted interest and sparked the creativity of talented minds from overseas to participate and join Techvana in achieving its ambitious vision of “Preserving the Past, Pioneering the Future”.