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David Sutherland: From Go to Whoa!

19 October 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

David Sutherland’s story is the stuff biopics are made of. From humble beginnings starting an IT business in his garage in West Auckland, he went on to sell Integral Technology Group for a cool $64 million.

In a shock move, his next step was to purchase some disused farm machine buildings in Henderson upon which he has built what some say is Auckland’s coolest new destination for kids and family.


Whoa! Studios is a joy. And unlike David’s first endeavour, Whoa’s beginnings are anything but humble. With artistic guidance by legendary performers from Sesame Street and the Muppets, feature script by BAFTA award-winning writer of Wallace and Gromit, and a restaurant run by the chef from The Grove, Whoa! Studios is built upon a foundation of international excellence.


Read key learnings from David Sutherland



19 October 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Old Government House Lecture Theatre (102-G36)