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Wool waste, rice straw waste, and eco-friendly dyeing are under the microscope as New Zealand researchers, designers, and companies look to create new and more sustainable textiles. Staff and students at Massey University’s textile design programme are at the cutting edge of such developments. Read more
Gill Mandley at Riccarton High School rewrote her year 10 food technology programme to put greater emphasis on experimentation as a means of growing understanding of technological products and the characteristics of technological outcomes. Read more
Dorothy Hutton of Columba College used tie-dyeing to teach the functional modelling aspect of technological modelling to her year 6 students. Read more
During a “3-Day Episode” (suspended timetable), students made and sold bouquets as a fundraiser for Totara Hospice. This episode was used this as an opportunity to grow the students’ understanding of the Technology curriculum. Read more
This case study features the first of three units in a year 3–4 programme focused on enhancing student understandings of technological systems. Read more
Amuri Area School has successfully developed pathways for students that include dual enrolment at the Canterbury Tertiary College (CTC). Major timetable restructuring for the senior school has been a key to their success. Read more
Gisborne based geophysicist and project manager Barry McLaughlin has designed an efficient modular field camp system for use by oil and gas exploration teams in remote areas of Papua New Guinea. Read more
Design and visual communication (DVC) is very popular at Onslow College – and this popularity is due to a culture of high expectations and high achievement fostered by DVC duo Ron van Musscher and Emily Barnes. Read more
The technology department at St Peter's College in Gore have worked together for the last four years to achieve a coordinated approach to local curriculum implementation. Read more