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The Bi-Annual NZ International Science Festival is held in Dunedin during the school winter holidays and this year it is spread over 11 days with around 20 events on per day at various venues over the city. Within hours of the booking website opening, Project X was fully subscribed with young people from across the city and visitors booked in. As two ... read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Jul 13, 2018 4:54 am BST
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Apr 27, 2018 11:44 am BST
President's Innovation Survey
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is seeking to map the current landscape of innovation. We are keen to explore the biggest innovation opportunities and challenges for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that work in engineering and technology sectors. We want to look into how the IET can support SMEs most effectively in this area. ... read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Feb 13, 2018 9:47 am GMT
The CVC AP took place together with the PATW AP Regional Final and ANZ YP meeting in Auckland: 19th - 20th August 2017.  Over 50 representatives from 10 countries including our guests from UK:  Alex, Head of Communities and Events and Tom, Board of Trustees Treasurer joined the Conference.  During the Conference, the Networks shared about their best ... read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Aug 31, 2017 5:51 am BST
Last week the South Island Local Network was lucky enough to have Graham Ault as a speaker on Smart Approaches to Distributed Generation, Connection, and Operation. Graham was out from the UK to be a keynote speaker at the EEA conference, and whilst in NZ he went to several cities to give presentations for the IET.  I thoroughly enjoyed the presentation ... read more...
Posted by Karla Smith on IET New Zealand Networks Jul 7, 2017 8:10 am BST
Hi all,  A bit slow in posting this but as of April 2017, here are the South Island YP Committee members. Main Memebers: Moana Smith - Chair Matthew Hall - Vice Chair Jesse Baxter - Secretary Mathew Withers - Treasurer Nicholas Lam - Metrics Officer Talyah Mayron - Social Media Manager  Ben Greenway - Social Media Manager Genral Commitee Members: Mark ... read more...
Posted by Moana Smith on IET New Zealand Networks Jun 5, 2017 11:13 am BST
The New Zealand PATW final was held yesterday at the International Antarctic Centre here in Christchurch. We had 3 competitors give excellent presentations, showcasing the talents from the various Local Networks. First was Mohammad Shahzad from the South Island network who gave a presentation on a UV Dosimeter he designed. Second was Elinor Swery ... read more...
Posted by Moana Smith on IET New Zealand Networks May 14, 2017 6:36 am BST
If you are passionate about raising awareness of science, engineering, and technology and want to be more engaged, then this could be the perfect opportunity!  Visit our website to find out more about: a list of volunteering positions, what a LN is; what we’re looking for in a volunteer; how you could benefit, and how to apply.   read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Feb 3, 2017 6:43 am GMT
A very successful visit to HMNZS TE KAHA,  a total of 40 people joined the visit.  According to LT CDR  Warren McLuckie, Auckland Network volunteer who organised the visit:  "I think everyone had a good time and actually go to see the gun going through the motions, hydraulics running, loud noises etc." Check out the pictures below.   read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Nov 8, 2016 7:08 am GMT
Darren Baxter, Chair Keegan Hampshire, YPS Chair Neil Haydon, Treasurer Roger Brady, Committee Member David Owen, Committee Member Ranmal Wilson, Committee Member Matthew Billowes, Committee Member Murray Milner, Committee Member Quinn Ho, Committee Member Norbert Nziramasanga, (Privacy and Media Coordinator) read more...
Posted by Winnie Lee on IET New Zealand Networks Oct 18, 2016 10:32 am BST

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