Technology in industry
These case studies tell the stories of technological projects from throughout New Zealand and beyond from conception to completion. They provide an excellent classroom resource for technology teachers to use as examples of product, process and problem-solving in technological practice, and to celebrate the excellence of innovative New Zealanders. Each case study is supported by links to more detailed information, including background, technological knowledge, career profiles, a glossary and illustrations of components of practice. If you have a story that you would like to share please contact email@example.com.
Food processing for local, national, and international markets
This collection of videos compares three businesses in Gisborne, illustrating similarities and differences in food processing for a local, a national, and an international market.
Developing eco-friendly fabrics
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.
Understanding technological systems: Modular field camp system
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.
Kia Kaha Clothing
There's the passion of the label and the belief that it could become something great one day.
EasiYo yoghurt-making system
EasiYo Products began producing a unique yoghurt-making system in 1992, the company began selling overseas the following year.