Thank you to all of the educators and students who submitted contest entries for Toshiba’s Dream Job competition! The contest is now closed for 2015.

We received entries from schools and students all across New Zealand. There were so many wonderfully imaginative and intelligent entries, our panel of seven judges found it no easy task to select the best.

However, after a great deal of deliberation, we are delighted to announce our winners for 2015.


Student: Oceanah Gavin-Brightwell
Teacher: Tracy Cathro

School: Raglan Area School
Dream job: Solar Powered Teleporter Inventor


Student: Naomi Fong
Teacher: Amy McLennan
School: ACG Parnell College
Dream job: Rotational Energy Harvester

Student: Helena Morris
Teacher: Penny Jackson
School: Templeton Primary
Dream job: Robot Counselor


Student: Rhiannon Griffiths
Teacher: Sarah Johns
School: Nelson College for Girls
Dream job: Creator and Manager of Globe Industries

Student: Levi White
Teacher: Tracy Cathro

School: Raglan Area School
Dream job: Converter

Student: Harriet Morris
Teacher: Liz Laurence
School: Mt. Eden Normal Primary
Dream job: Robotic Engineer who specialises in human disabilities

Student: Chelsea Karl
Teacher: Karen Paraone
School: Okaihau College
Dream job: Teleporting Automotive Technician

Student: Mia White
Teacher: Jill Pears
School: Sumner School
Dream job: Robot Therapy for children with autism

We’d also like to congratulate all of the other students and teachers who participated.

Based on the creativity and quality of so many of your entries, New Zealand’s future looks bright!

Work hard and your dream jobs may come true.

The Toshiba team