Sci­ence win­ners

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Two young girls have dom­i­nated this year’s Niwa Auck­land City Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Fair. Aimee Zang and Rena Liu from Ep­som Girls Gram­mar won the Niwa Premier Gold Award for the best ex­hibit with their project en­ti­tled Teno­cyte Re­gen­er­a­tion. The pair were com­pet­ing against about 250 stu­dents from 23 schools around Auck­land. Emily Danesh-Meyer from Dioce­san School for Girls re­ceived the run­ner-up prize for her project A Fishy Business. Aden Bor­lase Mills from Pon­sonby In­ter­me­di­ate was awarded the Niwa Auck­land prize for the best ex­hibit in at­mo­spheric and wa­ter sci­ence. Prizes were awarded for sci­en­tific re­search projects in­clud­ing ex­cel­lence in bi­ol­ogy, best use of sta­tis­ti­cal data, best en­to­mol­ogy and the op­por­tu­nity to be a sci­en­tist for a day. Go to sci­fair.org.nz for more in­for­ma­tion.

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