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Period pain to pregnancy weight gain

From putting up with period pain, to the minefield of what to eat during pregnancy, to the discovery that breastfeeding might not actually be easy, this is your chance to get a better understanding of the issues that affect so many of us and the intervent

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  • Auckland
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Tue 21 November, 6pm - 7:30pm

Who for

Everyone

EVolocity festival

Check out the EVolocity Electric Wheels festival! There's heaps to do: Test ride electric bikes, electric cars or event a grass kart See school teams from around NZ go head...

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  • Canterbury
  • Activity
  • Workshop/Conference
  • Festival

Date and time

Saturday 2 December, 10am-4pm

Who for

Everyone

Inspiring #youngwomenintech

Find out about the Innovative Young Minds programme, which is designed to attract and engage Year 11 and 12 girls to pursue a career in Science or Tech through a week-long camp.

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  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Thurs 7 Dec, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Who for

Everyone

Elizabeth Thomson – Cellular Memory

New Zealand artist Elizabeth Thomson explores themes of global warming, pollution, science, the environment and ocean overfishing in her new exhibition. Expect to see a variety of sea creatures, photos of the molecular and cellular, and 500 bronze fish.

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  • Wellington
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Sat 9 Dec - Mon 2 April

Who for

Everyone

World Soils Day in Waikato

A fun educational day making soil profiles, clay sculptures and more. In collaboration with the University of Waikato and New Zealand Society for Soil Scientists.

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  • Waikato
  • Activity
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 9 Dec, 11am-2pm

Who for

Families and children

Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic

Nanogirl Live! in Engineering Magic is an all-new Nanogirl Live! show, featuring all-new experiments, stunts and explosions. This show is packed with science, engineering and fun!

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  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • Otago
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Mon 6 Nov - Tues 12 Dec

Who for

Families & children

Help Kaia the Kākā!

Kaia the Kākā is in trouble. Swift predators are advancing. She needs you to save her and her chicks before time runs out. Help Kaia in an adventure using a free-to-play augmented reality app that reveals the 'dangers' hiding in Wellington's Central Park.

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  • Wellington
  • Activity

Date and time

Until Sat 16 December

Who for

Families and children

Big Day Birdathon

How many birds can you spot in 24 hours? Get a team together and count as many different feathered species as you can!

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  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • West Coast
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Nelson City
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Online
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Sat 16 - Sun 17 December

Who for

Everyone