Student Electric Aviation Project

Success Story: Paihau-Robinson Research Institute making waves towards electric aviation 

“I like building something and seeing it working,” says Master’s student Cameron Shellard, explaining why he’s chosen to complete his postgraduate degree through Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington’s Paihau – Robinson Research Institute. The chance to do some hands-on building as well as working with software drew both Cameron and PhD candidate Kent Hamilton to…

EVolocity Mentor

Become an EVolocity Mentor!

Are you ready to inspire + teach our young people? We are seeking volunteers for 2022. EVolocity is grateful to have onboard many incredible mentors who have been involved in the programme since its inception in 2013. If it were not for these generous individuals, we could not have achieved the success and growth we…

11 Innovative Energy Start Ups

Innovative NZ startups breaking new ground in the energy sector New Zealanders are known for their ingenuity, and with the right support, homegrown start ups can make it big not just nationally, but also globally. Orion, Ministry of Awesome and Ara Ake have teamed up to find the best of NZs energy start-ups and help…

Wise words from Ara engineering grad

Earlier this year we interviewed Ara graduate Cat Smith for our Women in STEM ezine issue. Here is the full interview – and some wise words from Cat! (date March 2021) What is your full name and job title Cat Smith, Operations Support Trainee (Orion) In which area of STEM are you involved? Electrical Engineering,…