Science & Engineering Events

1st Jun 2018


Engineering Design Challenge Race

During the first year engineering paper - ENGEN180 Foundations of Engineering - teams of students design and build model boats (to develop awareness of the engineering design process and foster…

12th Jun 2018


NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition

Teams of Year 13 students are set an analytical task, requiring accurate and careful analysis of an unknown substance. The results will be judged, with prizes and trophy awarded on…

18th Jun 2018


Sediment transport in mangroves

Trying to explain how mud and sand move into the mangroves and get trapped in these environments and relating this to the rapid expansion of mangroves in New Zealand estuaries…

15th Oct 2018

Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show

Note: Dates for 2018 are to be confirmed.The Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show will showcase the talents of our final year engineering students as well as the design work…

17th Oct 2018



Every year since 1997 the School of Science has provided the opportunity for students studying chemistry at NCEA level 2 to compete for the ChemQuest™ trophy and other prizes. Secondary…