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Young inventors strut their stuff this Thursday

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Young inventors strut their stuff this Thursday

The ETITO Bright Sparks HiTech Expo is a showcase of some of New Zealand’s freshest hi-tech talent. With the likes of a gas detecting robot, pimped up potty trainer, car theft prevention system, night vision goggles and loads more, it’s an opportunity to see young kiwi ingenuity at its best.

These inspired inventions have been developed for the Bright Sparks HiTech Competition, an annual, nationwide competition where enterprising and technically-minded kids compete for prizes and the chance to show off their creations at the expos.

Amazing young kiwis who’ve succeeded in the 2007 competition will be flaunting their inventions to key players in the hi-tech industry between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday 15 November in Auckland at ETITO.

This is an exciting chance for you to feature the exceptional young people who will propel New Zealand’s hi-tech industries into the future – not to mention, their incredible inventions.

Notes

Bright Sparks
Bright Sparks is an ETITO initiative that aims to develop a strong pool of talent to propel the future growth of its industries. Bright Sparks works directly with schools and young people to get them on the pathway to a rewarding electrotechnology career. There are over 1500 active members of the Bright Sparks website and email club and more than 150 secondary schools are currently involved in the Bright Sparks programme. For more information visit: www.brightsparks.org.nz

ETITO
ETITO is a multi-industry Industry Training Organisation [ITO] with vision to ensure adequately skilled people are available to work in the seven industries we serve. Recognised by government and our industries as the national standards setting body, ETITO works with industry to develop skill standards and qualifications, manage national training systems, provide skills leadership and subsidise industry engagement in national qualifications training. For more information visit:
www.etito.co.nz

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