Results for Science Fair 2016

Here are the results for the 2016 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 Project_Title School
Highly Commended 1 - 105 Ollie Taylor Mirror Mirror Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 4 Emma Shea Smiling - real or fake? Evans Bay Intermediate
Highly Commended 1 - 78 Demi Araboglos Stabproof vest to mimic pangolin St Mark's Church School
Highly Commended 1 - 85 Bronte Walshe Instant Noodles Instant Burns St Oran's College
Highly Commended 1 - 88 Grace Richards The Stroop Effect St Oran's College
Highly Commended 2 - 113 Eva Juriss Whiter Teeth; Brighter Smile Seatoun School
Highly Commended 2 - 169 Lauren Dugdale Which colour works best? Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 175 Zoe Ashton Impact Power Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 179 Max Waiker Force required to hit a football Wellesley College
Highly Commended 2 - 18 Noah Stock What bait attracts crabs the fastest? Hutt International Boys' School
Highly Commended 2 - 65 Sarah Clarke Slip and Slide Northland School
Highly Commended 3 - 27 Nathan Blackadder Microwaves Effect on Plant Growth Upper Hutt College
Highly Commended 3 - 31 Dilan Magan Colours of elements Wellington College
Highly Commended 3 - 45 Emily Daymond-King Are We Really Alone? Wellington Girls College
Highly Commended 4 - 15 Jamie Locke-Weir Testing vs calling. Which activity affects reaction time the most? Saint Bernard's College
NumberWorks'nWords 1 - 42 Jaime Toplis Are you drinking enough? Northland School
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award 1 - 64 Ileshaa Dias Honey I killed the fungi Seatoun School
New Zealand Statistical Association and Statistics New Zealand 1 - 1 Beth Cooper; Kate Black Positive Paws Evans Bay Intermediate
Highly Commended 1 - 1 Beth Cooper; Kate Black Positive Paws Evans Bay Intermediate
Capital City Science Educators (Doreen Gates Memorial Prize) 1 - 37 Eric Vaclevek Condensation conversation Newlands Intermediate
OPUS International Consultants 1 - 37 Eric Vaclevek Condensation conversation Newlands Intermediate
Highly Commended 1 - 37 Eric Vaclevek Condensation conversation Newlands Intermediate
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 1 - 84 Anna Wilkinson My big fat experiMince St Oran's College
Highly Commended 1 - 84 Anna Wilkinson My big fat experiMince St Oran's College
ESR 2 - 102 Jame McKenzies; Tony Huang To Germ or NOT to Germ; That is the Question. Raroa Normal Intermediate
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 109 Bram Clarkson Cookie Monster Seatoun School
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award 2 - 122 Cleo Thurston Gluten-free flour v Ordinary flour St Anthony's School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 127 Elizabeth Sullivan Beth's Best Energy Burn St Benedict's School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 153 Samantha Woolley How Fit is that Fitbit? St Oran's College
OPUS International Consultants 2 - 163 Emily Rampton Slowing Soil Erosion. Wadestown School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 172 Max Falconer Mercury in Rubbish Wadestown School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 183 Tom Hercus Concussion in Junior Rugby Players Wellesley College
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 28 Oliver Errington Improving Wi-Fi connectivity in your home Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 2 - 28 Oliver Errington Improving Wi-Fi connectivity in your home Karori Normal School
Capital City Science Educators (Doreen Gates Memorial Prize) 2 - 30 Thomas Fitzpatrick Anxiety affects us Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 2 - 30 Thomas Fitzpatrick Anxiety affects us Karori Normal School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 43 Emma Littlefair Protein Denaturation - How can I cook fish in acids? Muritai School
VUW School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 2 - 60 Jack Garr What a Drag. Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 60 Jack Garr What a Drag. Northland School
Te Kawa a Maui - School of Maori Studies 2 - 71 Pakira Pancholi Minecraft and Mods Otari School
ESR 2 - 88 Rachel Zhou Let it float Queen Margaret College
VUW School of Chemical and Physical Sciences 3 - 12 Jasper Hobbs Which wing Saint Bernard's College
Highly Commended 3 - 12 Jasper Hobbs Which wing Saint Bernard's College
ESR 3 - 15 Aishani McGrath Kill the Spill Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 3 - 30 Andrew Latta Heisenberg's uncertainty principle Wellington College
Highly Commended 3 - 30 Andrew Latta Heisenberg's uncertainty principle Wellington College
NIWA 3 - 7 Kit Jones Protecting Paua Rongotai College
NZ Institute of Chemistry 4 - 19 Liam Anderson Electrolysis with a magnetic twist Wellington College
Highly Commended 4 - 19 Liam Anderson Electrolysis with a magnetic twist Wellington College
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 5 - 6 Morgan Bole How to shock a plant Queen Margaret College
NZ Institute of Chemistry 5 - 8 Shweta Iyer The heat is on Queen Margaret College
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 5 - 8 Shweta Iyer The heat is on Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 5 - 8 Shweta Iyer The heat is on Queen Margaret College
Australasian Corrosion Association 1 - 33 Sam Schroder; Jared Causer Liquid Voltage Naenae Intermediate
Australasian Corrosion Association 2 - 161 Annabel Peacock Shells in Acidic Sea Water Wadestown School
NZ Institute of Chemistry 2 - 161 Annabel Peacock Shells in Acidic Sea Water Wadestown School
Royal Aeronautical Society 1 - 10 Adithya Ramaswamy Up; Up and Away Hutt Intermediate
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 1 - 94 Seren Rix; Victoria Li Super Vision Tawa Intermediate
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 1 - 94 Seren Rix; Victoria Li Super Vision Tawa Intermediate
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 2 - 165 Hamish Baguley Relations and Revelations Wadestown School
NZ Soil Science Society 1 - 50 Scott Robertson Where does the Grass Grow Greener? Northland School
Callaghan Innovation 1 - 27 Yolanda Frean; Freda Chatwin Rat-a-tat-trap Kelburn Normal
Highly Commended 1 - 27 Yolanda Frean; Freda Chatwin Rat-a-tat-trap Kelburn Normal
Met Shop 1 - 40 Aidan Riches Will a hurricane affect the Hurricanes? Northland School
The Massey University/GNS Science Joint Centre for Disaster Research 1 - 68 Max Boennic Taming the Wildfire Seatoun School
NIWA 1 - 91 Alysson Ormaza Stream Health %EPT Tawa Intermediate
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 108 Bella Hay How fast is your food? Seatoun School
Measurement Standards Laboratory; Callaghan Innovation 2 - 13 Raegan Pine A Weighty Question Hutt Intermediate
eCubed Ltd 2 - 14 Benjamin Penno Sticky Business Hutt International Boys' School
Highly Commended 2 - 14 Benjamin Penno Sticky Business Hutt International Boys' School
NZ Antarctic Society 2 - 166 Hamish Nicholls Antartica: Acid rain and acid ocean. Wadestown School
Geoscience Society of NZ 2 - 184 Claire Pinlac Soils versus Earthquakes. Raroa Normal Intermediate
Callaghan Innovation 2 - 25 Jamie Mackenzie and Sam Grimwood Home automation Karori Normal School
OPUS International Consultants 2 - 25 Jamie Mackenzie and Sam Grimwood Home automation Karori Normal School
Highly Commended 2 - 25 Jamie Mackenzie and Sam Grimwood Home automation Karori Normal School
VUW School of Engineering and Computer Science 2 - 31 Will Hayman Robotics Engineering Karori Normal School
Measurement Standards Laboratory; Callaghan Innovation 2 - 58 Adam Williams Paper helicopters: Making them go slow. Northland School
Royal Aeronautical Society 2 - 58 Adam Williams Paper helicopters: Making them go slow. Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 58 Adam Williams Paper helicopters: Making them go slow. Northland School
Te Ropu Awhina 2 - 64 Ruby Patete Kumara; Kumara; I love Kumara Northland School
Society for Maori Astronomy Research and Traditions 2 - 67 Maarie Apanui-Barr He Whetu Ki Tua Otari School
Te Kawa a Maui - School of Maori Studies 2 - 67 Maarie Apanui-Barr He Whetu Ki Tua Otari School
The Massey University/GNS Science Joint Centre for Disaster Research 3 - 13 Keanu Templonuevo Coffee ground briquettes vs sawdust and paper briquettes. Saint Bernard's College
OPUS International Consultants 3 - 13 Keanu Templonuevo Coffee ground briquettes vs sawdust and paper briquettes. Saint Bernard's College
ESR 5 - 4 Charlotte Hollywood Resistance is fertile Queen Margaret College
Capital City Science Educators (Peter Jennings Memorial Prize) 5 - 4 Charlotte Hollywood Resistance is fertile Queen Margaret College
Wellington City Libraries 5 - 4 Charlotte Hollywood Resistance is fertile Queen Margaret College
NumberWorks'nWords 5 - 4 Charlotte Hollywood Resistance is fertile Queen Margaret College
Highly Commended 5 - 4 Charlotte Hollywood Resistance is fertile Queen Margaret College
Wellington Botanical Society 1 - 104 Isabel Riseley Fractals in Foliage Wadestown School
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 1 - 104 Isabel Riseley Fractals in Foliage Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 104 Isabel Riseley Fractals in Foliage Wadestown School
Cancer Society of NZ 1 - 109 Jack Morrah Do the Labels Lie? Wellesley College
NZ Association of Optometrists - Wellington Branch 2 - 11 Andrew Hazeldine Mean screens - Are your eyes being bullied?" Hutt Intermediate
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 11 Andrew Hazeldine Mean screens - Are your eyes being bullied?" Hutt Intermediate
Highly Commended 2 - 11 Andrew Hazeldine Mean screens - Are your eyes being bullied?" Hutt Intermediate
Cancer Society of NZ 1 - 9 Abilash Sivasith Lets 'C' What's in your food Hutt Intermediate
NZ Institute of Chemistry 1 - 9 Abilash Sivasith Lets 'C' What's in your food Hutt Intermediate
IPENZ 4 - 20 Will Holmes Collateral chairs Wellington College
Highly Commended 4 - 20 Will Holmes Collateral chairs Wellington College
Fourth in Class 1 1 - 62 Claudia Alloway Drop; Cover; Hold Seatoun School
Geoscience Society of NZ 1 - 62 Claudia Alloway Drop; Cover; Hold Seatoun School
OPUS International Consultants 1 - 62 Claudia Alloway Drop; Cover; Hold Seatoun School
Fourth in Class 3 3 - 43 Elena Salmond Which sonobe unit structure can hold the most weight ? Wellington Girls College
OPUS International Consultants 3 - 43 Elena Salmond Which sonobe unit structure can hold the most weight ? Wellington Girls College
Fourth in Class 5 5 - 12 Autumn Minnear Curing the Myopia Disease Wellington Home Education Network
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 5 - 12 Autumn Minnear Curing the Myopia Disease Wellington Home Education Network
Third in Class 1 1 - 81 Matthew Harvey-White; Sam McKee Wind Turbine Efficiency St Mark's Church School
Met Shop 1 - 81 Matthew Harvey-White; Sam McKee Wind Turbine Efficiency St Mark's Church School
Aotearoa Wave and Tidal Energy Association 1 - 81 Matthew Harvey-White; Sam McKee Wind Turbine Efficiency St Mark's Church School
Third in Class 2 2 - 128 Emily-Kei Brewerton Any 'One' for Seaweed Tea? St Benedict's School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 128 Emily-Kei Brewerton Any 'One' for Seaweed Tea? St Benedict's School
Third in Class 2 2 - 63 Ruby Marsillio # Hacked Northland School
Third in Class 3 3 - 21 Michelle Lee Talking on cell phones effect on reaction time Samuel Marsden Collegiate
Third in Class 4 4 - 21 Kate Pickard What are the effects of pest management on bird populations in Wellington? Wellington East Girls' College
Third in Class 4 4 - 23 Brooke McCaw Social Media use and Teenage Empathy Wellington Girls College
New Zealand Statistical Association and Statistics New Zealand 4 - 23 Brooke McCaw Social Media use and Teenage Empathy Wellington Girls College
Third in Class 5 5 - 10 Joseph Ivory Portable Water Power Wellington High School
Auckland University Science Scholars Programme 5 - 10 Joseph Ivory Portable Water Power Wellington High School
eCubed Ltd 5 - 10 Joseph Ivory Portable Water Power Wellington High School
Aotearoa Wave and Tidal Energy Association 5 - 10 Joseph Ivory Portable Water Power Wellington High School
Second in Class 1 1 - 43 James Gibson M&M Colour Chromotography Northland School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 1 - 43 James Gibson M&M Colour Chromotography Northland School
Second in Class 2 2 - 66 Tom Boers Face your Fears Northland School
NumberWorks'nWords 2 - 66 Tom Boers Face your Fears Northland School
Second in Class 3 3 - 14 Tomas Senek and Alexander Watson Can a door create green sustainable power source? Saint Bernard's College
IPENZ 3 - 14 Tomas Senek and Alexander Watson Can a door create green sustainable power source? Saint Bernard's College
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 3 - 14 Tomas Senek and Alexander Watson Can a door create green sustainable power source? Saint Bernard's College
Second in Class 4 4 - 1 Sheridan Boyd; Zavier Boyd My Little AI Heretaunga College
VUW School of Engineering and Computer Science 4 - 1 Sheridan Boyd; Zavier Boyd My Little AI Heretaunga College
Second in Class 5 5 - 11 Mrinali Kumar The Natural Chill - Manuka honey frosting Wellington High School
Kainic Medical Communications 5 - 11 Mrinali Kumar The Natural Chill - Manuka honey frosting Wellington High School
First in Class 1 1 - 45 Lucy Harris The Strength of Eggs Northland School
Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 1 - 45 Lucy Harris The Strength of Eggs Northland School
First in Class 2 2 - 134 Ystefano Ubaldo H.A.S.T. = E St Benedict's School
First in Class 3 3 - 8 Reuben Campbell Breakpoint 3-D Printing Rongotai College
Callaghan Innovation 3 - 8 Reuben Campbell Breakpoint 3-D Printing Rongotai College
University of Otago 5 - 2 Isobel Bremner Sound from Water Onslow College
VUW Faculty of Science Faculty Prize 4 - 5 Carlos Mendonca Uptake of nitrogen pollutants Onslow College
First in Class 4 4 - 5 Carlos Mendonca Uptake of nitrogen pollutants Onslow College
Capital City Science Educators (Peter Jennings Memorial Prize) 4 - 5 Carlos Mendonca Uptake of nitrogen pollutants Onslow College
NIWA 4 - 5 Carlos Mendonca Uptake of nitrogen pollutants Onslow College
OPUS International Consultants 4 - 5 Carlos Mendonca Uptake of nitrogen pollutants Onslow College
Royal Society of NZ Wellington Branch Prize for best overall exhibit 5 - 1 Catherine Pot A simulation correction technique for the Van der Pauw method. Onslow College
VUW Faculty of Science Prize Innovation Prize 5 - 1 Catherine Pot A simulation correction technique for the Van der Pauw method. Onslow College
First in Class 5 5 - 1 Catherine Pot A simulation correction technique for the Van der Pauw method. Onslow College
Auckland University Science Scholars Programme 5 - 1 Catherine Pot A simulation correction technique for the Van der Pauw method. Onslow College
Measurement Standards Laboratory; Callaghan Innovation 5 - 1 Catherine Pot A simulation correction technique for the Van der Pauw method. Onslow College

 

Thank you all for participating in 2016 Science & Technology Fair. See you all back next year!

For previous year results, click next on the bottom right corner of the page.