Auckland teens take out national technology awards

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Two Auckland teenagers have wowed judges with their inventions at a national technology competition.

Brian Kitchen, 13, invented a laser scanner that creates 3D models of lava caves and Kate McIntosh, 12, created a wireless whistle to help hearing-impaired athletes play team sports.

The students were both awarded the supreme innovator title at the ASB Bright Sparks competition's 17th annual prizegiving at Auckland's waterfront on Tuesday night.

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