We would like to acknowledge the following groups, all of whom are sponsoring the NIWA Canterbury-Westland Science and Technology Fair for 2016.

Principal Sponsor for 2016

NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

Major Sponsors for 2016

  • Ara Institute of Canterbury
  • Canterbury Science Teachers’Association
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Kiwanis Clubs of Christchurch
  • Callaghan Innovation
  • Science Award Trust
  • University of Canterbury


We are grateful for the sponsorship and judges from the following organisations in the 2015 Fair:

  • Australian and NZ Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
  • Baking Industry Research Trust
  • Callaghan Innovation
  • Canterbury Botanical Society
  • Canterbury Branch Federation of Graduate Women
  • Canterbury Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand
  • Canterbury Science Teachers’ Association
  • Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology – School of Applied Sciences and Allied Health Award
  • College of Education, Health and Human Development, University of Canterbury
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Canterbury
  • Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institute of Professional Engineers – Canterbury Branch
  • Institution of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) – Forensic Business Group
  • Ken Morison
  • Kiwanis Clubs of Christchurch
  • Landcare Research
  • Lincoln University
  • New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science
  • New Zealand Institute of Chemistry
  • New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury
  • Science Award Trust
  • Science Scholars (Auckland University)
  • Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Statistics New Zealand and the New Zealand Statistical Association
  • Tait Radio Communications
  • The Entomological Society of New Zealand
  • University of Canterbury Research and Innovation
  • University of Otago in association with Canon NZ
  • Zonta Club of Waimakariri