Results for Science Fair 2021

Here are the results for the 2021 NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair.

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Congratulations to all the winners and huge thanks to everyone that entered. The standard of projects this year was outstanding! 
Please note that the prize value indicated may not necessarily be awarded to a single exhibit nor the full value awarded. Special Prizes may be sub-divided at the Judge's discretion, and be awarded to a number of exhibits.

Prize Class Student Name Project Title School
AJ Park 2 - 99 Phoebe Treahy Fantastic Footwear St Mark's Church School
AJ Park 1 - 31 Harry Edwards Pooper Scooper Northland School
AJ Park 1 - 6 Eli Scott Water Humidity Sprinkler Evans Bay Intermediate School
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 1 - 32 Hugo Healy The Race to Germinate Northland School
Hugh D Gordon Memorial Prize 2 - 19 Anna McMechan, Janya Shami Levitating Leaves Karori West Normal School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 1 - 50 Sabe Olssen Clouds of Change Seatoun School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 28 Ari Zweck  Fossils of N.Z Naenae Intermediate
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 3 - 11 Issy Boyer & CC Jackson Is UV why you can't see? Samuel Marsden School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 3 - 35 Fleur Lock-Brook, Clara Kennedy Wake Up! - An experiment in alarms Wellington Girls' College
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 1 - 9 Marcus Young Spills no Thrills Evans Bay Intermediate School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 44 Miles Armstrong Handy - The Handwriting Helper Northland School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Education 2 - 106 James Harley Ocean Acidification Wadestown School
Cancer Society (Wellington Division) 2 - 113 Sophia Paviour-Smith Burn your cash or burn your skin Wadestown School
Geoscience Society of NZ 1 - 51 Isabelle Aduna Inspired by Nature St Benedict's School
Geoscience Society of NZ 2 - 106 James Harley Ocean Acidification Wadestown School
Measurement Standards Laboratory, Callaghan Innovation 2 - 105 Izzy Ismail-Sanders Drag and Newtons laws of motion Wadestown School
Measurement Standards Laboratory, Callaghan Innovation 1 - 51 Isabelle Aduna Inspired by Nature St Benedict's School
Measurement Standards Laboratory, Callaghan Innovation 2 - 43 Matilda Jowett Organic insulation - Can it Handle the Heat? Northland School
Callaghan Innovation 1 - 44 Ollie Moriarty Is our Air Actually Good? Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Callaghan Innovation 2 - 44 Miles Armstrong Handy - The Handwriting Helper Northland School
Callaghan Innovation 1 - 6 Eli Scott Water Humidity Sprinkler Evans Bay Intermediate School
New Zealand Institute of Chemistry 1 - 9 Marcus Young Spills no Thrills Evans Bay Intermediate School
New Zealand Institute of Chemistry 5 - 4 Yohan Kanji Smashing headaches Wellington College
The School of Mathematics and Statistics at Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington  5 - 7 Ryan Bright Collision Mechanics of Defying Conservation of Energy! Wellington High School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Engineering and Computer Science 2 - 37 Maxine De Leon Recycled Materials Robots Newlands Intermediate
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 1 - 21 Hannah Sampson What's that taste, toothpaste! Korokoro School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 1 - 35 Lila Carruthers Best Blood Sugar Breakfast Northland School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 2 - 93 Hemani Parmar Can you breathe? St Mark's Church School
Wellington Medical Research Foundation 4 - 23 Sophia Johnson, Ellie Cowley Drug Solubility Upper Hutt College
The Institute for Environmental Science (ESR) 1 - 4 Chimere Kelechi Bacteria Aware Evans Bay Intermediate School
The Institute for Environmental Science (ESR) 1 - 6 Eli Scott Water Humidity Sprinkler Evans Bay Intermediate School
The Institute for Environmental Science (ESR) 1 - 48 Freddie Conn A soapy solution to Covid 19  Seatoun School
The Institute for Environmental Science (ESR) 4 - 23 Sophia Johnson, Ellie Cowley Drug Solubility Upper Hutt College
The Institute for Environmental Science (ESR) 5 - 4 Yohan Kanji Smashing headaches Wellington College
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 1 - 35 Lila Carruthers Best Blood Sugar Breakfast Northland School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 3 - 9 Arabella Allwood Sure To Rise Samuel Marsden School
NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology 2 - 88 Matthew Barber Battle of the Breakfasts St Benedict's School
Australasian Corrosion Association 3 - 23 Pearl Kennedy Friendly Fuel St Oran's College
NumberWorks'nWords  3 - 10 Ashreya Ranchord Amazing Woodlice Samuel Marsden School
Wellington City Libraries 3 - 32 Jesse Rumball Smith Puffing plants. The effect of e-cigarettes on plant respiration/photosynthesis Wellington College
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust Award 3 - 9 Arabella Allwood Sure To Rise Samuel Marsden School
The Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching 2 - 59 Iris Polaschek   Chords for Kitties Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
The Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching 3 - 36 Miro Kennett Rock pool or Hot pool Wellington Girls' College
Royal Aeronautical Society Bernard Weinstein Aerospace Prize 2 - 15 Sravya Moparthi Which windmill is better? Hutt Intermediate School
Royal Aeronautical Society Bernard Weinstein Aerospace Prize 2 - 26 Sam Worsley Wings & Aerofoils Korokoro School
Royal Aeronautical Society Bernard Weinstein Aerospace Prize 1 - 53 Cyrus Simons Wind Watts St Mark's Church School
Antarctic Society, Wellington Branch 1 - 50 Sabe Olssen Clouds of Change Seatoun School
Antarctic Society, Wellington Branch 4 - 27 Aiden Scott Salt and ice Wellington High School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Psychology 1 - 17 Sarah Bradford, Katherine Huang, Maathini Arulnandhi Foods 'n' Moods Hutt Intermediate School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Psychology 2 - 111 Marley Thompson Got time to scan? Wadestown School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Psychology 2 - 17 Vihini Abayarathna, Myumi Peiris and Minara Dadallagei Do we really care? Hutt Intermediate School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Psychology 2 - 67 Zoe Cursons, Ruby Easton-Smith Temperamental Temperatures Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington School of Psychology 1 - 39 Rosa Gilbert How Long is a Piece of String? Northland School
Engineering New Zealand 1 - 31 Harry Edwards Pooper Scooper Northland School
Engineering New Zealand 2 - 38 Tyler Naughton and Abhim Rachmanto Sustainable Water Through Solar Energy  Newlands Intermediate
Engineering New Zealand 3 - 6 Bertie McGuigan Concrete Strength Rongotai College
Engineering New Zealand 2 - 94 Kenzyl Moon River Buoy St Mark's Church School
Engineering New Zealand 2 - 68 Adam Focas Built safe for a shake  Seatoun School
Engineering New Zealand 4 - 19 Emily Blackadder, Garrett Amyes Aqua Alter: Stop the Salt Upper Hutt College
Engineering New Zealand 1 - 51 Isabelle Aduna Inspired by Nature St Benedict's School
Engineering New Zealand 1 - 6 Eli Scott Water Humidity Sprinkler Evans Bay Intermediate School
Engineering New Zealand 3 - 4 Alex Gray,  Jessie Davies Let's Get Static Rongotai College
Engineering New Zealand 3 - 5 Ben Young Swept Away Rongotai College
eCubed 2 - 43 Matilda Jowett Organic insulation - Can it Handle the Heat? Northland School
Massey University/GNS Science Joint Centre for Disaster Research 2 - 69 Amelia Roberts Information for Insight Seatoun School
Massey University/GNS Science Joint Centre for Disaster Research 3 - 16 Telesia Tanoa’i Prepare For Cyclones In Samoa Samuel Marsden School
Massey University/GNS Science Joint Centre for Disaster Research 1 - 48 Freddie Conn A soapy solution to Covid-19  Seatoun School
First in Class 5 5 - 6 Luke Weston Wilberforce pendulum, a Complex Motion Analysis Wellington High School
First in Class 4 4 - 8 Emma Bateson, Imogen Bell and Liang Dajnowski All About the Bays St Oran's College
First = in Class 3 3 - 4 Alex Gray, Jessie Davies Let's Get Static Rongotai College
First = in Class 3 3 - 5 Ben Young Swept Away Rongotai College
First in Class 2 2 - 47 Tom Simpson Generational Views on the Covid-19 Vaccine Northland School
First in Class 1 1 - 54 Edward Usher Stain Buster St Mark's Church School
Second in Class 5 5 - 7 Ryan Bright Collision Mechanics of Defying Conservation of Energy! Wellington High School
Second in Class 4 4 - 28 Charlie Chen Liquid Layers Wellington High School
Second in Class 2 2 - 59 Iris Polaschek   Chords for Kitties Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Second in Class 1 1 - 39 Rosa Gilbert How Long is a Piece of String? Northland School
Third in Class 5 5 - 4 Yohan Kanji Smashing headaches Wellington College
Third in Class 4 4 - 23 Sophia Johnson, Ellie Cowley Drug Solubility Upper Hutt College
Third in Class 3 3 - 25 Sammie Leck A River Runs Through It St Oran's College
Third in Class 2 2 - 43 Matilda Jowett Organic insulation - Can it Handle the Heat? Northland School
Third in Class 1 1 - 48 Freddie Conn A soapy solution to Covid 19  Seatoun School
Fourth in Class 4 4 - 15 Zoe Rawdon Solar Shield St Oran's College
Fourth in Class 3 3 - 10 Ashreya Ranchord Amazing Woodlice Samuel Marsden School
Fourth in Class 2 2 - 93 Hemani Parmar Can you breathe? St Mark's Church School
Fourth in Class 1 1 - 5 Connor Herries The Nurdle Hunt Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 12 Theo Baldwin-Denton Making snow from household product Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 33 Jack Basire What type of hockey ball is the fastest? Northland School
Highly Commended 1 - 34 Jacob Williams Break FAST Northland School
Highly Commended 1 - 37 Phoebe Gauld Is it paws-ible to make dog treats without meat? Northland School
Highly Commended 1 - 40 Timothy Cuthbert Can the Pressure Meet the Measure? Northland School
Highly Commended 1 - 42 Luca Lavigne, Mitchell Jenkins, Matthew Power Stop Dat Tsunami Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 45 Soumya Tyagi, Lincey Jiang, Jasmin Moon No Stain, No Pain: Eggscellent Teeth Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Highly Commended 1 - 49 Jai Jackson Machine Learning  Seatoun School
Highly Commended 1 - 59 Elsie Rumball-Smith Plants on Vape Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 60 Jude Rumball-Smith Can you see it? Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 62 Sebastian Grace-Evans Soil: Wadestown vs Wairarapa Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 102 Grace Williams The Stroop Effect Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 103 Honor Morgan Picky Diggers Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 110 Maia McKee In case you missed it: The Sun Sizzles Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 114 Robert Watt Gingernut Test Muritai School
Highly Commended 2 - 20 Isla Emeny, Nadia Beard, Alia Stuitje Scooby Doo Food Karori West Normal School
Highly Commended 2 - 41 Emily Buick-Constable Generational Gender Bias? Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 46 Scout Orange  Gender Bias in Soft Toys Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 65 Sam Lewers, Thomas Affleck Beating the 5 Second Rule Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 66 Samantha Gawe, Ella Young Drunk Hands Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 70 Amelie Barker Feel the Burn Seatoun School
Highly Commended 2 - 73 Isabella Kong Rock Solid Seatoun School
Highly Commended 2 - 84 Evelyn O'Brien How do different fabrics react to fire? St Benedict's School
Highly Commended 2 - 86 Jessie Dravitzki Smell The Difference St Benedict's School
Highly Commended 2 - 9 Siioloto Lene, Potofou Isara, Ethel Nuuuli Lene Save the Islands from Climate Change Evans Bay Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 90 Ryan Novilla Care for a drink? From mud to clear, no more nasties? St Benedict's School
Highly Commended 2 - 96 Max Pithie Heart Attack St Mark's Church School
Highly Commended 2 - 97 Mitchell McJorrow Mum, can I listen to music while I study? St Mark's Church School
Highly Commended 3 - 14 Sasha Lambrechtsen I Can Sense A Disturbance Samuel Marsden School
Highly Commended 3 - 36 Miro Kennett Rock pool or Hot pool Wellington Girls' College
Highly Commended 3 - 8 Yannick Sternagel-Silao Is drinking water in Wellington safe? Rongotai College
Highly Commended 4 - 16 Calla Rix Notes VS Nerves Tawa College
Highly Commended 4 - 18 Vedika Patel Colours speak louder than words Tawa College
Highly Commended 4 - 21 Mel Holden The solution to your battery draining problems! Upper Hutt College
Highly Commended 5 - 5 Alexa Lee Circling Magnets Wellington High School
Highly Commended 5 - 8 Alex Buyck Investigating the flight mechanics of a hand helicopter Wellington High School
Highly Commended 1 - 32 Hugo Healy The Race to Germinate Northland School
Highly Commended 3 - 32 Jesse Rumball Smith Puffing plants. The effect of e cigarettes on plant respiration/photosynthesis Wellington College
Highly Commended 2 - 111 Marley Thompson Got time to scan? Wadestown School
Highly Commended 1 - 50 Sabe Olssen Clouds of Change Seatoun School
Highly Commended 3 - 11 Issy Boyer & CC Jackson Is UV why you can't see? Samuel Marsden School
Highly Commended 3 - 35 Fleur Lock-Brook, Clara Kennedy Wake Up! - An experiment in alarms Wellington Girls' College
Highly Commended 3 - 6 Bertie McGuigan Concrete Strength Rongotai College
Highly Commended 3 - 9 Arabella Allwood Sure To Rise Samuel Marsden School
Highly Commended 1 - 44 Ollie Moriarty Is our Air Actually Good? Rāroa Normal Intermediate School
Highly Commended 2 - 105 Izzy Ismail-Sanders Drag and Newtons laws of motion Wadestown School
Highly Commended 2 - 44 Miles Armstrong Handy - The Handwriting Helper Northland School
Highly Commended 2 - 88 Matthew Barber Battle of the Breakfasts St Benedict's School
Highly Commended 2 - 94 Kenzyl Moon River Buoy St Mark's Church School
Highly Commended 2 - 68 Adam Focas Built safe for a shake  Seatoun School
Highly Commended 4 - 19 Emily Blackadder, Garrett Amyes Aqua Alter: Stop the Salt Upper Hutt College
Highly Commended 1 - 51 Isabelle Aduna Inspired by Nature St Benedict's School
NIWA Prize for best overall exhibit 1 - 54 Edward Usher Stain Buster St Mark's Church School
Royal Society of NZ Wellington Branch Prize for the runner-up best overall exhibit 4 - 8 Emma Bateson, Imogen Bell and Liang Dajnowski All About the Bays St Oran's College
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Science Innovation Prize 5 - 6 Luke Weston Wilberforce pendulum, a Complex Motion Analysis Wellington High School
Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Science Prize 4 - 8 Emma Bateson, Imogen Bell and Liang Dajnowski All About the Bays St Oran's College

 

Thank you all for participating in 2021 Science & Technology Fair. See you all back next year!

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Please note that the students intellectual property within entries to this fair have been protected by gazetting this exhibition under Section 9(2) of the Patents Act 2013 and Section 10(2) of the Designs Act 1953 by The Commissioner of Patents. https://www.iponz.govt.nz/about-iponz/the-journal/