2020 Winners

Our students were challenged to find a real-life problem and come up with an innovative solution.

Take a look at winning entries from 2020, including the videos from their entries.

Senior Awards

First Place

CheckD

Alaya Callinan

Otumoetai College

To create a device and app to help track moles at home

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Senior Awards

Second Place

ECOurier Box

Isaac Jarden

Aquinas College

A reusable, sustainable box which replaces traditional, packaging ridden online shopping

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Senior Awards

Third Place

Street Shop

Sarah Latus

Otumoetai College

A proposed business tool for supermarkets to ensure that everyone is guaranteed a weekly grocery delivery

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Senior Awards

People's Choice

ProtectU

Piper Gregory, Elise Oxenham, Stephanie Samson

Aquinas College

A mask cover to add an extra layer of protection from catching Covid-19 wearing a surgical mask

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Junior Awards

First Place

SOAP

Claire Ma

Aquinas College

To create a platform to pair volunteers with elderly people who need to remain in isolation

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Junior Awards

Second Place

Relax-A-Balls

Holly Van den Borst, Mila Laurie

Aquinas College

To create a snack that helps reduce stress and is suitable for people with diabetes to eat between main meals

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Junior Awards

Third Place

The P.O.D App

Erin Moore

Aquinas College

To create an App allowing Courier drivers to get proof of delivery & receipt of packages by customers

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Junior Awards

People's Choice

Hands On

Jack McClutchie

Aquinas College

A trolley handle cover

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Intermediate Awards

First Place

Patience

Noah Ball

Aquinas College

To develop an efficient contactless paring system for doctors/patients, on the arrival of patients at medical centres

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Intermediate Awards

Second Place

The Hand Bag

Amy Evans, Madde Hunt

Aquinas College

To redesign a supermarket produce bag so it can be used as a glove that would allow people to select the fruit and vegetables they want without touching or contaminating other items.

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Intermediate Awards

Third Place

Chart Check

Cuba Luka

Papamoa College

To create an app that helps people sort their day into a schedule.

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Intermediate Awards

People's Choice

The ConnectUs wall

Monique Faire, Aurelia James

Aquinas College

A transportable barrier that separates the visitor and the COVID-19 patient, with built in gloves so they can hold hands to comfort one another while in hospital

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Category Awards

Communication Award

SOAP

Claire Ma

Aquinas College

To create a platform to pair volunteers with elderly people who need to remain in isolation

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Category Awards

Sustainability Award

ECOurier Box

Isaac Jarden

Aquinas College

A reusable, sustainable box which replaces traditional, packaging ridden online shopping

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Category Awards

Creativity Award

CheckD

Alaya Callinan

Otumoetai College

To create a device and app to help track moles at home

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Category Awards

Research Award

Street Shop

Sarah Latus

Otumoetai College

A proposed business tool for supermarkets to ensure that everyone is guaranteed a weekly grocery delivery

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