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A list of all sessions at the upcoming TENZ 2015 Conference, including research papers, sessions on teaching practice and workshops. Read more...


Auckland's Pukekohe Christian School was crowned New Zealand's bridge building champion - their winning bridge withstanding an impressive load of 78.1kg on competition day. The trio were motivated to get involved in the competition through a shared curiosity for Engineering and the opportunity to explore the industry as a possible career path. Read more...


For the last five years, Jen Johnstone has been actively involved with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) – a non-profit organisation that engages with communities to meet their self-identified needs through technical assistance and engineering expertise. Read more...


UAVS are commonly referred to as drones, but there was nothing common about University of Canterbury (UC) engineering student Scott Spooner's entry in the prestigious C-Prize 'Challenge' which received a bonus prize for innovation. His entry developed technology to allow a UAV to accurately hold its hover position and altitude in the highest-speed turbulent wind flow. Read more...


A team of engineers from the University of Southampton launched a 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicle from the bow of a Royal Navy warship in a bid to demonstrate the potential use of lightweight drones at sea. Read more...


Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated Orewa College's Jennifer Palmer on becoming the first school student to take top honours at the Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards. Read more...


Students from the Hutt Valley joined together at the end of August to compete in the inaugural CREST Challenge at WelTec's School of Engineering. The secondary school students were set a challenge of designing a racing car solely powered by rubber bands and to race this car to victory against other competitors. Read more...


Robots, graphics, Russian relics... and $100,000 of funding up for grabs! Read more...


Over the past three months, 2,592 Year 10 students from across Auckland have been learning about engineering careers by taking part in the challenge about the Waterview Connection, one of New Zealand's most complex roading projects and one of the country's most important infrastructure developments ever. Read more...


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t-news Issue 82

TENZ 2015 Conference
TENZ 2015 Conference Sessions

School/Industry Links
Student engineering talent uncovered at annual bridge building competitions

International Focus
Humanitarian engineering – providing rich volunteering experiences and benefit for communities in need

Enterprise and Innovation
Special award for Canterbury student's C-Prize entry

Enterprise and Innovation
Royal Navy test-launches a 3D printed Drone

Technology Years 9-13
High school student triumphs at Eureka! awards

Enterprise and Innovation
WelTec hosts inaugural Bronze CREST Challenge

Humans need not apply...

Vocational Pathways
Potential young engineers experience the Waterview Connection

TENZ News: September 2015 Update

NZGTTA News: September 2015 Update

HETTANZ News: September 2015 Update


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