Auckland University’s annual problem-solving competition for teams of secondary students throughout New Zealand is happening on 5 August. Registration  closes on Friday 28 July.

This team event organised by the University of Auckland’s Department of Engineering Science and sponsored by Orion Health and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is for senior secondary students (Year 12 and year 13)

Last year, 179 teams from 61 schools across New Zealand took part in answering the question:

What’s the largest payload that could be launched into orbit by slingshot?

Team 1185 from Papatoetoe High School took out the main prize with each team member winning $1000

Runners up were Team 1049 from St Peters College, Cambridge and Team 1187  from Takapuna Grammar School. Team members each taking hone $500

get more details and register now for 2023 competition
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