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The Great Kererū Count 2018

Join NZ’s biggest citizen science project to help gather information on the abundance and distribution of the New Zealand pigeon — also known as kererū, kūkū or kūkupa.

Event details

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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
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Fri 21 Sept - Sun 30 Sept

Who for

Everyone

Weedbusters film challenge

Win $1000 for your school with the Weedbusters 2-minute Film Challenge for Year 1-8 students. Get creative, learn heaps and help save the environment!

Event details

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  • Online
  • Competition

Date and time

Entries close 5pm Mon 1 October

Who for

Teachers and students in Year 1-8

AWIS National Quiz Championships

Come and compete for the illustrious title of National Quiz Champion on 11 October! The profits go towards a Women in STEM scholarship for underrepresented women studying science, tech, engineering or maths.

Event details

quiz night
  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Canterbury
  • Competition
  • Award/Funding

Date and time

Thurs 11 October, 6-10pm

Who for

18+

Critter of the Week: Bake-Off!

Enter the inaugural RNZ Critter of the Week Bake-Off! A chance to put your baking skills to work to create cakes in the shapes of some of Aotearoa’s fantastic and unusual endangered critters.

Event details

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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
  • Competition

Date and time

Competition closes Sun 14 October

Who for

Everyone

Accelerate: Driving New Zealand

Revved up, fully charged, and challenging the status quo! MOTAT’s latest exhibition, Accelerate: Driving New Zealand, delves into the past, present, and future of New Zealand’s relationship with vehicles.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone

Bottled Ocean 2118

See artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in collaboration with the local community and school groups, that envisages our world 100 years into the future.

Event details

George Nuku 1400x600
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Sun 3 March 2019

Who for

Everyone

Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies

This ground-breaking exhibition curated by Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) experts shines the spotlight on Māori astronomy and examines the traditional Māori societal view of the night sky and how it is being revitalised in the modern world.

Event details

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until August 2019

Who for

Everyone