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Student showcases

These showcases demonstrate some of the exceptional innovation, design, and craft project work being produced by New Zealand students. If you have a technology student of any age who has displayed excellence in a recent project, Technology Online is interested in hearing about it. For more information please contact Wendy Webb, email technology@tki.org.nz.

  • Automatic wing mirrors

    Creating a set of wing mirrors that would automatically adjust to the preferences of three people of different sizes.

  • Jubilee clock

    Building a clock for the Gisborne Girls' High School 50th jubilee.

  • Street luge

    Designing, building, and race-testing a street luge.

  • Bike shelter

    The Senior Engineering Group (an extension group selected to work on a technology project) identified the need for a new bike shelter, as the existing stands were old, rusty, and bent.

  • Dial gauge

    Daniel was asked to produce a dial gauge to help accurately measure the strength of the differentials on radio controlled cars when making set-up changes and building new differentials.

  • Mosaic garden table and seat

    The design and creation of a mosaic table and seat to mark Gisborne Girls' High School 50th jubilee.

  • Clothes rack

    Samantha Wallace lives on a farm. In winter, washing and, more particularly drying, the continual mountains of muddy work clothes is a real issue.

  • Patter tennis net

    Principal Christina Leach of St Mark's Church School and the Head of PE had asked Tamati to come up with an innovative new piece of sporting equipment suitable for year 1-8 students to use in their small school playground.

  • Kitchen unit and butcher's block

    Samantha decided to design and construct a combination kitchen unit and butcher's block.

  • Chopper bicycle

    Winston was challenged to design a piece of recreational equipment suitable for year 11 boys.

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