Results for Science Fair 2008

Here are the results for the 2008 NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair.

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Congratulations to all the winners and a huge thanks to everyone that entered. The standard of projects this year was outstanding! This list is sorted by School, the schedule below should be able to be sorted by clicking on the column heading. Doing this twice reverses the sort sequence from normal to reverse order.

Prize Class Student Name(s) Project Title School
AUSIMM NZ Branch 3 - 20 Logan O'Sullivan Bio Diesel Saint Bernards College
Australasian Corrosion Association 2 - 28 Oliver Pooke Diode Discovery Hutt International Boys School
Baldwins 2 - 21 Jamie Jolly All We Want Is A Decent Referee' Hutt Intermediate School
Cancer Society of NZ 2 - 91 Grayson Scott Fat vs Fat-free in Foods Seatoun School
Capital City Science Educators (Doreen Gates Memorial Prize) 1 - 64 Jack Wynne Spud Gun Seatoun School
Capital City Science Educators (Doreen Gates Memorial Prize) 2 - 151 Xander Wijninckx Packaging Power Wellesley College
Capital City Science Educators (Peter Jennings Memorial Prize) 2 - 139 Amara Khan-Evans Is a person's dominant hand necessarily their strongest hand Thorndon Primary School
CRL Energy Ltd 1 - 67 Maddie Robb Wind Turbine Seatoun School
CRL Energy Ltd 3 - 1 Simon Pinfold Hydrogen: Clean; Green Power? Hutt Valley High School
CRL Energy Ltd 5 - 8 Harry Chapman Biodiesel - is it affordable? Wellington High School
Devereux-Blum Training and Development Limited 3 - 29 Georgia Rippen Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes To Water Bottles? Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Devereux-Blum Training and Development Limited 4 - 1 Cheyaanthan Haran Solid Ground? Measuring Soil Bearing Capacity. Hutt Valley High School
ESR 1 - 60 Cassie Serci Dirty Money Saint Francis De Sales School
ESR 3 - 29 Georgia Rippen Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes To Water Bottles? Samuel Marsden Collegiate
ESR 3 - 29 Georgia Rippen Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes To Water Bottles? Samuel Marsden Collegiate
First = in Class 3 3 - 55 Harry Todd Sound waves Wellington College
First = in Class 3 3 - 56 Devlin Mahoney Still looking into it Wellington College
First = in Class 5 5 - 2 Nika Thomson What Hypo Treatment is Best for Type I Diabetics Sacred Heart College. Lower Hutt
First = in Class 5 5 - 6 Kathryn Hally Salty Lettuce Salad for the Third World St Oran's College
First in Class 1 1 - 90 Sam Watson The Nature of Light Tawa Intermediate School
First in Class 2 2 - 28 Oliver Pooke Diode Discovery Hutt International Boys School
First in Class 4 4 - 24 Max Olson Buses and bricks Wellington College
Fourth in Class 1 1 - 62 Connor Darroch Burn Baby Burn Saint Francis De Sales School
Fourth in Class 2 2 - 64 Bradon McCaughey; Ben Murton Wind 'N' Save Paremata School
Fourth in Class 3 3 - 29 Georgia Rippen Is Ignorance Bliss When It Comes To Water Bottles? Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Fourth in Class 4 4 - 21 John Geraghty Energy efficient lighting Wellington College
Geological Society of New Zealand 2 - 161 Katrina Boyce; Michelle Lancaster Spiked Ice Queen Margaret College
Geological Society of New Zealand 4 - 1 Cheyaanthan Haran Solid Ground? Measuring Soil Bearing Capacity. Hutt Valley High School
Highly Commended 1 - 14 Alex Carr The Eggsperiment Hutt International Boys School
Highly Commended 1 - 29 Keegan McLeod; Hamish Ware Start your Engines Kelburn Normal School
Highly Commended 1 - 64 Jack Wynne Spud Gun Seatoun School
Highly Commended 1 - 75 Abbey Cartmell Thinking about Children's Thinking Seatoun School
Highly Commended 1 - 83 Joshua Gimblett Girder Breakdown St Benedicts School; Khandallah
Highly Commended 1 - 111 Daisy Lutyens Colour and Mood. Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 1 Daniela Ravera; Phillippa Skeet How fast is too fast? Chilton Saint James School
Highly Commended 2 - 2 Rebecca Tressider My Maximum Heart Rate Chilton Saint James School
Highly Commended 2 - 33 Ben Brough Raging Music ..Roaring Silence? Hutt International Boys School
Highly Commended 2 - 82 Olivia Vassiliadis Comprende Saint Francis De Sales School
Highly Commended 2 - 106 Tasha Keddy Danger! Electricity at Shocking Levels South Wellington Intermediate
Highly Commended 2 - 139 Amara Khan-Evans Is a person's dominant hand necessarily their strongest hand Thorndon Primary School
Highly Commended 2 - 143 Garth Norman Wobbly Buildings Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 143 Garth Norman Wobbly Buildings Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 144 Briana Wu Memory. Are we different? Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 151 Xander Wijninckx Packaging Power Wellesley College
Highly Commended 3 - 1 Simon Pinfold Hydrogen: Clean; Green Power? Hutt Valley High School
Highly Commended 3 - 27 Lauren Spring Nothing But Net Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Highly Commended 3 - 59 Rebecca Lyons; Noora Pradhorn Heat and Insulators Wellington Girls College
Highly Commended 4 - 9 Logan Page Fractal Measurement Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Highly Commended 4 - 26 Nathaniel Fallow Trebuchet Wellington College
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 4 - 27 Louis Olsen-Stahl Sick of gorse - better wait. Wellington College
Industrial Research Ltd 2 - 166 Maxine Cooper The Swiper Queen Margaret College
Industrial Research Ltd 4 - 24 Max Olson Buses and bricks Wellington College
IPENZ Wellington Branch 1 - 83 Joshua Gimblett Girder Breakdown St Benedicts School; Khandallah
IPENZ Wellington Branch 2 - 32 Stanley Adam Clean Heat Hutt International Boys School
IPENZ Wellington Branch 3 - 23 Terrance Collins-Hawkins Standing On Egg Shells Samuel Marsden Collegiate
IPENZ Wellington Branch 4 - 25 Nathan Palairet; David Sommerville Busting bridges Wellington College
IPENZ Wellington Branch 5 - 4 Danzi Song; Alice Kennedy Remixing the Resonance St Marys College
Measurement Standards Laboratory 1 - 90 Sam Watson The Nature of Light Tawa Intermediate School
Measurement Standards Laboratory 2 - 1 Daniela Ravera; Phillippa Skeet How fast is too fast? Chilton Saint James School
Measurement Standards Laboratory 2 - 26 Ollie Jones Shotput Release Angles Hutt International Boys School
Ministry of Education 1 - 75 Abbey Cartmell Thinking about Children's Thinking Seatoun School
Ministry of Education 2 - 61 Gussie McDonald Boy germs and girl germs; fact or fiction? Muritai School
Ministry of Education 2 - 144 Briana Wu Memory. Are we different? Wadestown School
New Zealand Institute of Physics Wellington Branch 1 - 90 Sam Watson The Nature of Light Tawa Intermediate School
New Zealand Institute of Physics Wellington Branch 1 - 102 Jessica Robertson Roundabouts Wadestown School
New Zealand Statistical Association 2 - 26 Ollie Jones Shotput Release Angles Hutt International Boys School
New Zealand Statistical Association 3 - 28 Rose Galletly The Dirt on Seeds Samuel Marsden Collegiate
NIWA 2 - 64 Bradon McCaughey; Ben Murton Wind 'N' Save Paremata School
NIWA 3 - 25 Rachel Wiltshire How Clean is Our Stream Samuel Marsden Collegiate
NIWA 3 - 25 Rachel Wiltshire How Clean is Our Stream Samuel Marsden Collegiate
NumberWorks'nWords 1 - 21 Millie Sedgwick; Lucy McCreanor Multi-Tasking Kelburn Normal School
NZ Antarctic Society 2 - 161 Katrina Boyce; Michelle Lancaster Spiked Ice Queen Margaret College
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 69 Kate Cleaver Backwards Wheels Seatoun School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 106 Emma Campbell What Effects Eyesight? Wadestown School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 106 Emma Campbell What Effects Eyesight? Wadestown School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 106 Emma Campbell What Effects Eyesight? Wadestown School
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 2 - 29 Joshua Brindle Both Eyes Need the Same Protection.....Or Do They? Hutt International Boys School
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award 2 - 95 Asling Meredith Gluten Free Beer Bread South Wellington Intermediate
NZ Farm Forestry Association 1 - 38 Ned Grenfell What is the best firewood? Muritai School
NZ Futures Trust 1 - 121 Bryony Campbell Power Ranger South Wellington Intermediate
NZ Futures Trust 2 - 64 Bradon McCaughey; Ben Murton Wind 'N' Save Paremata School
NZ Futures Trust 4 - 29 Matthew Keay Passive Solar Heating Wellington College
NZ Geophysical Society 2 - 143 Garth Norman Wobbly Buildings Wadestown School
NZ Institute of Chemistry 2 - 36 Isabella Thompson pH Levels- Chemistry Karori Normal School
NZ Institute of Chemistry 5 - 7 Christine Luiten Determination of Chloride Content - Household Bleach Solutions Made Up of Various Water Temperatures Upper Hutt College
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 1 - 58 Kelsey Hanrahan Honey Pokey Saint Francis De Sales School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 3 - 45 Rosie Tate Fat tastes better Tawa College
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 4 - 5 Simon Cross Blueberry Muffins : Can You Stop Them Going Grey? Rongotai College
NZ Soil Science Society 3 - 28 Rose Galletly The Dirt on Seeds Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Realise the Dream Nomination 1 - 90 Sam Watson The Nature of Light Tawa Intermediate School
Realise the Dream Nomination 2 - 28 Oliver Pooke Diode Discovery Hutt International Boys School
Royal Society of NZ Wellington Branch Prize for best overall exhibit 2 - 28 Oliver Pooke Diode Discovery Hutt International Boys School
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 2 - 114 Isabel Kelly Good Vibrations St Benedicts School; Khandallah
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 3 - 1 Simon Pinfold Hydrogen: Clean; Green Power? Hutt Valley High School
Second = in Class 1 1 - 40 George Brathwaite What is the best type of rubber to use for a sling shot? Muritai School
Second = in Class 1 1 - 113 Declan Gallagher Why do we laugh? Wadestown School
Second in Class 2 2 - 162 Jessica Palarait Sickly Sugar Queen Margaret College
Second in Class 4 4 - 5 Simon Cross Blueberry Muffins : Can You Stop Them Going Grey? Rongotai College
Third in Class 2 2 - 26 Ollie Jones Shotput Release Angles Hutt International Boys School
Third in Class 3 3 - 18 Hollie Asprey Tomorrow's Solution Today Sacred Heart College. Lower Hutt
Third in Class 4 4 - 27 Louis Olsen-Stahl Sick of gorse - better wait. Wellington College
Third in Class 4 4 - 27 Louis Olsen-Stahl Sick of gorse - better wait. Wellington College
Third in Class 5 5 - 4 Danzi Song; Alice Kennedy Remixing the Resonance St Marys College
University of Otago 5 - 6 Kathryn Hally Salty Lettuce Salad for the Third World St Oran's College
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 2 - 1 Daniela Ravera; Phillippa Skeet How fast is too fast? Chilton Saint James School
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 2 - 26 Ollie Jones Shotput Release Angles Hutt International Boys School
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 2 - 55 Freya Slessor Wonderful Wind Muritai School
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 2 - 55 Freya Slessor Wonderful Wind Muritai School
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 4 - 9 Logan Page Fractal Measurement Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 4 - 27 Louis Olsen-Stahl Sick of gorse - better wait. Wellington College
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 5 - 2 Nika Thomson What Hypo Treatment is Best for Type I Diabetics Sacred Heart College. Lower Hutt
Victoria University of Wellington College of Education 5 - 4 Danzi Song; Alice Kennedy Remixing the Resonance St Marys College
VUW Faculty of Science Prize for an outstanding Class 5 exhibit 5 - 2 Nika Thomson What Hypo Treatment is Best for Type I Diabetics Sacred Heart College. Lower Hutt
VUW Faculty of Science Prize for an outstanding Class 5 exhibit 5 - 6 Kathryn Hally Salty Lettuce Salad for the Third World St Oran's College
VUW School of Mathematics; Statistics and Computer Science 1 - 102 Jessica Robertson Roundabouts Wadestown School
VUW School of Mathematics; Statistics and Computer Science 2 - 134 Robyn Bryant Has Your Data Really Gone? Tawa Intermediate School
VUW School of Mathematics; Statistics and Computer Science 2 - 166 Maxine Cooper The Swiper Queen Margaret College
Wellington Botanical Society 4 - 27 Louis Olsen-Stahl Sick of gorse - better wait. Wellington College
Wellington City Libraries 5 - 6 Kathryn Hally Salty Lettuce Salad for the Third World St Oran's College
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 33 Ben Brough Raging Music ...Roaring Silence? Hutt International Boys School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 97 Thomasin Abrahims Not Getting The Results You Want In Your Tests? Will Cornflakes Help? South Wellington Intermediate
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 97 Thomasin Abrahims Not Getting The Results You Want In Your Tests? Will Cornflakes Help? South Wellington Intermediate
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 5 - 2 Nika Thomson What Hypo Treatment is Best for Type I Diabetics Sacred Heart College. Lower Hutt