Onehunga High School - Student Life - Robotics


Onehunga High School recently adopted Vex robotics as an extra curricular program, enabling students to spend lunchtimes and weekends to design, build and program their own robots. The school's teams have been extremely successful, winning 7 out of 9 competitions up until the New Zealand National competition. At the New Zealand Nationals, the senior team won the team Excellence Award, enabling the team to fly to Dallas, Texas and compete in the Vex Robotics World Championships.

2012 Has seen Onehunga High School become world champions at the Vex Robotics Championships. The championship held this year in Los Angeles – involved more than 10,000 intermediate, high school and university students, teachers and mentors from 20 countries who competed and won at regional and national contests to qualify for the world championships. Onehunga as well as winning overall also took the top prize as Engineering Division Champions.

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