Designing and developing materials outcomes
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
There's the passion of the label and the belief that it could become something great one day.