2019 Winners

Our students were challenged to find a real-life problem and come up with an innovative solution.
Take a look at this years winners including the videos from their entries.

Senior Awards

FIRST PLACE

Vibrabands

Sarah Latus

Otumoetai College

A wristband for cyclists which vibrate when cars are passing

Senior Awards

SECOND PLACE

KlikTanks

Geordan Giblett

Papamoa College

Interlocking tanks that can be removed and are portable for natural disaster.

Senior Awards

THIRD PLACE

The D.I.G.E.R

Ella Waterreus

Tauranga Girls' College

A machine that sits in a rubbish skip that can sort glass bottles by colour

Junior Awards

FIRST PLACE

DoseAIDage

MyschaBarry & Leilani Horan

Aquinas College

To make a scratch off sticker & mobile app telling people when to take their antibiotics during a course

Junior Awards

SECOND PLACE

StudentStuhl

Annabel King, AlayaCallinan& Samantha Reyes

Otumoetai College

To create a more comfortable and more supportive school chair

Junior Awards

THIRD PLACE

E-Lipt

Georgia Murray, Kenta Beech, Joel Kennerley& Logan Roelofs

Otumoetai College

An electric bike battery renting app

Intermediate Awards

FIRST PLACE

Waste Not Rot-PoT

Stevie Shaw

Aquinas College

To make seedling planter pots from a bi product that comes from pulp and paper mills

Intermediate Awards

SECOND PLACE

Clean Cuts

Phoebe Watson

Aquinas College

Paper straps that the supermarket butchery or deli put around your own containers and seal with their stickers

Intermediate Awards

THIRD PLACE

How R U

Keisha Abrau& Claire Ma

Aquinas College

To create an app that helps people suffering from depression and their families

Senior Awards

People's Choice

The D.I.G.E.R

Ella Waterreus

Tauranga Girls' College

A machine that sits in a rubbish skip that can sort glass bottles by colour

Junior Awards

People's Choice

DoseAIDage

MyschaBarry & Leilani Horan

Aquinas College

To make a scratch off sticker & mobile app telling people when to take their antibiotics during a course

Intermediate Awards

People's Choice

Clean Cuts

Phoebe Watson

Aquinas College

Paper straps that the supermarket butchery or deli put around your own containers and seal with their stickers

Category Awards

Communication Award

DoseAIDage

MyschaBarry & Leilani Horan

Aquinas College

To make a scratch off sticker & mobile app telling people when to take their antibiotics during a course

Category Awards

Sustainability Award

Green Thumbs

Ella Crichton

Otumoetai College

An app that allows companies to collect data through paid surveys. The user is able to donate a percentage of their earnings towards planting tre

Category Awards

Research Award

Student Stuhl

Annabel King, AlayaCallinan& Samantha Reyes

Otumoetai College

To create a more comfortable and more supportive school chair

Category Awards

Creativity Award

Kiwi Peel

Christian Stark

Tauranga Boys' College

Helps people cut kiwi fruit quicker, safer and easier