Meet the 15-year-old Kiwi inventor of the 'bin-bot' - a robot which wheels out bins

It's a job most of us loathe - the weekly chore of wheeling the bins to the curb late at night or at the crack of dawn.

But what if someone - or something - did it for you?

Inventor Thomas James, 15, has made a robot, or 'bin-bot', which does just that.

To find out more about how the wheels of change are turning on a suburban Christchurch street, click on the video above.

Taking out the bins is a job many of us loathe, but what if we had a robot to do it for us? Source: Seven Sharp