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Repair Cafe in Tauranga

RepairersTinkerersPassionate Recyclers Tauranga and our Tinkd Makerspace and Remaker whānau needs you. We’re jumping on board with the global movement to REPAIR and recycle and minimise waste with a new REPAIR CAFÉ in Tauranga’s CBD. The plan is for a 2 hour meet up once a month where volunteers who know how to fix things …

New Prusa Minis now available at Tinkd Makerspace

Introducing new additions to our 3D Printing zone! We’re so thrilled to have not just one, but TWO new Prusa Mini 3D Printing machines now available to our members. These machines have been made possible with the generous donation by the lovely people at WNT Ventures. They have been used daily since they have arrived …

Come for a free tour of our makerspace during the July school holiday in Tauranga

Curious about 3D Printing? Want to have a go at robotics? Want to learn about signwriting? Have a passion for tinkering and learn by doing? Sign up for a FREE family tour of the Tinkd Makerspace every Tuesday at 6pm or Sunday at 10am. We will take you around all our zones, explain how the …

Tinkd at Techweek 2022

Tinked Makerspace is excited to be getting involved in Techweek this year. New Zealand’s Festival of Tech & Innovation 16 – 22 May 2022  Techweek is a nationwide series of events, showcasing and celebrating New Zealand innovation.  We provide a platform for everyone to meet, share ideas and create connections to enhance our future world. …

Custom your own t-shirt workshop with Tinkd Makerspace

Event description Welcome to Tinkd Makerspace Maker Workshop Series in Tauranga this Easter school holidays!  Join us as we dive into one of the many maker resources we have at Tinkd. Learn the basics about Inkscape, how to design, cut, and heat transfer your own custom graphics onto t-shirts!  $19.50 per person – Click here for …

Soldering stations

We would like to say a huge thanks to the lovely people at Tauranga Rotary New Zealand for the generous grant to enable us to kit out our soldering station in the Makerspace. This means even more young people and makers can learn how to solder and discover the world of electronics and circuitry. The …

Meet Jason, Tinkd Makerspace Coordinator

My name is Jason Edgecombe, I’m a father of two (soon to be three) with a background in mental health and disability. Until recently I was operating my own business providing mentoring for youth on the autism spectrum and running social groups and activities. I have been in and around Basestation since before it’s opening, …

Free introduction and tour of Tinkd Makerspace during November and December 2021

Want to know what Makerspaces are all about? Come for a free tour of Tinkd Makerspace featuring seven zones. Come and discover 3D Printing, Electronics, Vinyl Cutting, Materials/Croft, Textiles, Robotics, Computing and meet some of our amazing makers! This tour is designed for groups no larger than six people, you will receive a tour of …

An introduction to vinyl cutting and sign making at Tinkd Makerspace

Master the vinyl cutter at Tinkd Makerspace. Learn to design, cut, prepare, and apply your own custom vinyl stickers. We’ll take you through the whole process from design to finished product. Learn how to make your own custom vector graphics to use with the vinyl cutter, then prepare and install artwork on a chosen wooden …

Introductory maker sessions

During June 2021 we will be running a series of open evenings and maker sessions. These will be free to everyone, but spaces are very limited so be sure to book a ticket to a session. Our first Sunday morning session was filled with superheroes, llamas, and electronic motors! We were delighted to welcome a …