Nathan James from Burnside High School is one of sixteen students have been selected to attend the Genesis Energy Realise the Dream event organised by the Royal Society of New Zealand.
During the week the participants will be hosted by the Liggins Institute and the Photon Factory at the University of Auckland and also Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.
Genesis Energy will be hosting the students at the Huntly power station and the students will also be hosted by DairyNZ in Hamilton.
In Wellington they will visit NIWA, Acme Engineering and will be given a special tour of Matiu Somes Island.
The week culminates with an award ceremony at Government House where there will be some special awards presented which include international travel to science events and education scholarships.
For more about the students selected and their project summaries, visit www.realisethedream.org.nz/participant-projects.htm