Techfugees New Zealand 🇳🇿

Techfugees’ local chapter in New Zealand kicked off in January 2019.


📰 Read all the Techugees’ news here


🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here

  • Coming soon!

⏮ 2019, June 6th, Wellington: Come meet Techfugees New Zealand’s first hack-born #tech4refugees projects!

⏮ 2019, May 25-26, Wellington: Koraunui Stokes Valley Hackathon

⏮ 2019, February 12th, Wellington: Inaugural meetup

The Core Team

Techfugees NZ is lead by:

Jude & Rochelle

Rochelle Stewart-Allen, Wellington

With a passion for transparency and accountability, Rochelle has long been a believer in the principles of equality, fairness and justice. Describing herself as an Intrapreneur, she works to wrangle change from inside existing systems and drive social change. Her focus is on driving active engagement between civil society, government, business, and academia.

Learn more about Rochelle? Read her Medium, reach out on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter!

Jude Opira Bidong, Wellington

Jude is currently working as a Data services Administrator for Vector Advanced Metering Services. Before joining Vector, he worked in a variety of roles in the IT, Retail, warehouse industries to mention a few. 
However, when not at work he likes to play soccer and take an active role in other community activities, as well as spend time with family and friends.

Be in touch with Jude on Twitter and LinkedIn!

Get involved

💰 Make a donation to Techfugees 

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Stay in touch

📣 Follow @TechugeesNZ on Twitter and on Facebook
📣 Join Techfugees NZ on their Facebook and Meetup groups!
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Press coverage

🗞 Take a look at Techfugees’ general press coverage

Make a donation

Your donation will go into supporting innovative projects and collaboration in our five focus areas which represent the most pressing issues for refugees.