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Cutting-edge tech to aid stock management
13 August 2020
An app developed by four St Paul’s Collegiate School’s agri-business girls has also earned them an inaugural innovation award. This year’s secondary school winners of the B.linc Innovation Awards spoke to Richard Rennie about the Ewe-nique app.
Flash Flow wins innovation award
28 July 2020
A turbine device using the flow of water to glow a light to help farmers detect whether they have a water leak, is the latest invention created by students of St Paul’s Collegiate School to win them Fieldays 2020 Young Inventor of the Year.
Innovation keeps quad bike riders safe
18 June 2020
From circular anti-mastitis teat sprayers, chemical monitoring apps, biodegradable dyes to detect water leaks and cattle neck attachments to assist drenching to nano gardens for kitchen benches, it was a showcase of innovation at this year’s Crocodile Pit.
Motivated by Montana exchange
19 August 2019
An exchange opportunity in Montana, USA, has left Mikayla McClennan with many memorable experiences – one being a close-up encounter with a bison!
Young environmentalist wins international travel award
8 August 2019
Marnie Best won a trip to attend the Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and Technology programme in Australia.
Students float winning idea at Fieldays
14 June 2019
A solution for combatting dirty water in animal troughs has won a group of St Paul’s students the title of ‘Young Innovator of the Year’ at Fieldays.
Improving farm efficiency with new innovations
30 April 2019
Agribusiness students wowed judges with their creativity, problem solving and presentation skills when they succinctly pitched their innovation in this year’s Crocodile Pit.
USA trip for TeenAg student
28 March 2019
Mikayla McClennan (Year 13) has been chosen to attend the 4-H Congress in Bozeman, Montana in July. She is one of six TeenAg members from across NZ selected to take part.
Global recognition for agribusiness programme
22 January 2019
St Paul’s agribusiness programme was a finalist in the 2019 International School Awards.
St Paul’s wins prestigious education award
4 July 2018
St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton has won a Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award.
St Paul’s student invention wins at Fieldays
15 June 2018
A team of St Paul’s Agribusiness students were named young inventors of the year at Fieldays 2018.
Industry innovations shine in crocodile pit
11 June 2018
From biodegradable solutions for covering silage to blankets for keeping cows warm, inventions and innovative services designed for the agricultural sector were revealed in the annual Crocodile Pit competition last month.
Agribusiness programme recognised for leading change
22 May 2018
St Paul’s has been announced as a finalist in the 2018 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.
Kudos recognition for secondary school contribution
29 September 2017
St Paul’s teacher Kerry Allen has been awarded the ‘WINTEC Secondary Science Teacher/Educator/Communicator Award’ at the 2017 Kudos Awards.
Agri-scholarships to assist tertiary study
8 September 2017
Growing up on a sheep and beef farm, St Paul’s Old Collegian Hugh Jackson (Sargood 2012-2016) has been interested in farming since a young age.
The battle for the 2017 TeenAg title
24 July 2017
Despite the bitterly cold Feilding weather, Year 13 students Brad Edwards and Quinn Bowie put their outdoor agricultural skills to the test in the 2017 TeenAg Grand Final earlier this month.
Agribusiness students win Fieldays ‘Young Inventor of the Year’
16 June 2017
A team of Year 13 Agribusiness students have been awarded the ‘Young Inventor of the Year’ prize at Fieldays 2017.
Conference attracts schools to teach Agribusiness
30 May 2017
Since the opening of the Gallagher Agribusiness Centre of Excellence building in early 2016 and commencement of the agribusiness programme being taught at level 2 and 3 at St Paul’s for the last three years, momentum continues to develop this teaching and learning programme and make it freely accessible to all NZ schools.
Agribusiness duo win regional TeenAg competition
28 March 2017
St Paul’s Collegiate School Agribusiness students, Brad Edwards (Year 13) and Quinn Bowie (Year 13), took out the top spot at the Waikato Bay of Plenty TeenAg competition in Te Awamutu from 25-26 March 2017.
Donny Trust gives boost to agri-ed
17 December 2016
Five agribusiness scholarships to St Paul’s Collegiate School have been awarded to Year 11, 12 and 13 day and boarding students for the 2017 school year.
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