August 30, 2019

Vacancies:  3:15pm to 4:15pm Thursdays Campbells Bay - open. 

3:30pm to 4:30pm Wednesdays Milford Primary - open.

To start at Term 4 (14 Oct) and going until the end of term for the right candidate. Opportunity for more on-going work available for the following year.


Vacancies:  3:30pm to 4:30pm Tuesday Campbells Bay - filled. 

3:30pm to 4:30pm Tuesday Northcote Primary - open/pending.

To start at Term 3 (22 July) and going until the end of September for the right candidate. Opportunity for more on-going work available for the f...

April 4, 2019

Hi folks, there had been some confusion from our clients.  Only the online shop of our business is discontinued, I am still very much in action and welcome new business on a referral basis (where I get to do more good engineering work rather than trying to fulfill orde...

March 17, 2019

SMINKS LABS would like to inform you that we have closed our online store business for supply of off-the shelf hardware.

It's been a wild ride introducing the Makeblock solution to New Zealand.  Yes we were the first. We thank you for the pleasure of working with you an...

August 16, 2018

We are looking for a coding and robotics tutor to join our team!

Rate: $18 - $25/hour

Current vacancy: Campbells Bay Thursdays 3:15pm to 4:15pm. 

Paid training ASAP for the right candidate. Opportunity for more on-going work available for during the school term holidays...

SMINKS is about Smiles and Winks.  But we are not just about that.

Robotics is fun, it's cool, but it's not just about that.  Here at SMINKS LABS, what is most important is the right attitude.  We are not into robot wars, I do not see the sense in teaching young people...

March 29, 2018

 A is for ATTITUDE!

SMINKS LABS vision is to contribute to changing the world massively through encouraging the use of technology positively for humans.

A free workshop for all educators: teachers, librarians, tutors.

Demo and troubleshooting common problems.

  1. The first...

November 4, 2017

What really makes my day?  What really fulfills me and why does this company SMINKS LABS exist? It's because of this: getting out there, inspiring and being inspired by REAL people, doing REAL things.  I don't actually have a lot of time be be blogging my life away abo...

December 22, 2016

My daughter said I need to keep this short and sweet, else it's another boring Christmas message. so here goes.

Here is the official part, brace yourself:

We at SMINKS LABS wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year ahead for 2017.

Some selected highl...

October 10, 2016

We've just completed our inaugural Coding & Robotics Extension holiday program last week and it was a success!  We had a bunch of creative and pretty switched on kids in the program, taking on all the challenges we can throw at them from coding the robotic arms and gri...

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