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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.

  • Jigsaw puzzle

    Linnit, Chulan, and Tobias were asked to each produce a wooden jigsaw puzzle based on consultation with a new entrant pupil as a client.

  • Hīnaki - Creating eel traps

    Students from Newton Central School in Central Auckland developed a hīnaki (eel trap) using modern materials in this unit that combined cultural research, testing, Art and Hard Materials.

  • Sports equipment rack

    In response to the project issue Stewart decided to build a rack for sports equipment.

  • Kiwiana timepiece

    When Braden was given a brief to create a Kiwiana timepiece, he was keen to use the special facilities at his father's workshop to enhance his project through professional finishing.

  • 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.

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