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2018 Prizes lineup!

New prizes are being announced every week but we've already put together quite the list for you

· Wellington Climathon

Check out these awesome prizes up for grabs at Climathon Wellington so far! Don't miss your chance to win some of these, kick off a great new idea and hav a positive impact on the world. Free passes to Climathon Wellington are limited, get in quick.

Victoria University

Win a place in one of our co-hosts Victoria University's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp valued at over $7,500.

This Bootcamp is not just to grow your business, but to grow entrepreneurs and teach them essential skills while working on their own startup.

The Low Carbon Challenge

Wellington City Council and The Low Carbon Challenge are giving away a free pass through the first round of judging to get into the Low Carbon Challenge itself!

This is a great opportunity to get your startup on the map, get key expert support and funding to progress that idea to the next level.

Ministry for the Environment

A partner for Climathon 2018, MfE will stop at nothing to succeed in their mission to make Aotearoa the most livable place in the world. That is why they are very kindly supporting Climathon 2018 and the incredible long-term positive solutions that will come out of it.

MfE will not only be covering catering for Friday night, but are also offering two cash prizes of $750 to teams who will have the best use for it across our three challenges!


Another of our official partners for Climathon 2018, Callaghan Innovation are putting forward $2,500 worth of cash prizes as well as two hours of technical support with some of Callaghan Innovation's scientists/experts to explore, improve, test, validate and realise your ideas from a technical standpoint.

Creative HQ

Creative HQ are offering free hot-desking for one month (between December 19 - December 20)  where you will have the chance to create great connections into our Startup Community.

You will also get two mentoring/coaching sessions with a Creative HQ Innovation Specialist to help fine-tune your ideas.


MOTIF's strategists are offering 3 x one hour consulting sessions to help your idea get into full swing.

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional will be supporting teams by offering a total of $3,000 in cash prizes to contribute towards the development of ideas with the potential to create long-term, positive impacts.


Mevo have some great prizes up for grabs for our Climathon attendees to get you where you need to go:

  • Basic membership ($19 in value) plus $50 in credits
  • Mevo basic membership plus $25 in credits
  • $10 in free credits for signing up over the weekend of Climathon and the following week


Limber will be taking one lucky team through 3 one-hour strategy sessions to increase your performance and efficiency, just like their workstations do.


With a mission to 'grow the emerging New Zealand social enterprise sector, the 3 workshop prizes up for grabs from The Ākina Foundation will provide invaluable support and information to take your ideas from 0-100.


BNZ have generously offered two idea progressing prizes for some lucky Climathon 2018 teams!

  1. A 2-month pass for use of the stunning space at the Partners Centre, and
  2. 3 x 1 hour sessions with a Banker/Specialist to the appropriate team

New prizes are being added weekly so keep your eyes peeled! And if you still haven't secured your limited free pass, then what are you waiting for?

Climathon Wellington is a 24 hour challenge happening on the 26th and 27th of October. In it's 4th year it brings together people from different industries to create and test ideas to solve Wellingtons greatest challenges in a highly supportive environment.

If you are someone who enjoys complex challenges, has ideas or wants to contribute your skills, come to Climathon Wellington. 

Co-hosted by Wellington City Council and Victoria University of Wellington, there is a limited number of free passes now available.

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