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Groundswell Festival of Innovation
29 March 2020

The countdown is on for the annual Groundswell Festival of Innovation, with 35 events scheduled to take place over 14 days that provide opportunities to engage with game-changing entrepreneurs, revolutionary business leaders and cutting-edge social entrepreneurs.  Taking place from 26 August until 9 September at venues across Tauranga and the Western Bay, you will hear from high performance athletes, international chefs, local and international innovation heroes, and experts from Adidas, Hootsuite, Weta Workshop, Air New Zealand and more.  Join the conversation as we tackle everything from arts and culture to sports science, engineering and technology.  For all you need to know about the events taking place, visit