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Ernest Rutherford: Everyone Can Science

New Zealand’s most famous scientist slips off the 100 dollar bill and into a lecture theatre nearly 80 years after his demise. Rutherford, played by Kiwi actor Nic Sampson, is torn between his two loves: his wife Mary and his “mistress” science.

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Rutherford
  • Taranaki
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 19 Aug, 2:00pm

Who for

12+

Film screening: A Plastic Ocean

This scary and exciting documentary charts the life of our plastic-filled ocean, and what we can do about it. Come and see the stunning footage, intricate story, and the multitude of options available to us to turn this tide around!

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plasticoceanNOAA
  • Northland
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Wednesday 23 August 2017 6:30pm

Who for

Everyone

The Evolving Universe

Through breath-taking photographs taken by the largest telescopes in the world, enter a world of supernovas, stellar nurseries and nebulae in this exclusive to Upper Hutt exhibitions from the Smithsonian, USA.

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carina08 hst big
  • Wellington
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Sun 11 Jun - Sun 27 Aug

Who for

Everyone

How sustainable are our seas?

Is New Zealand managing our oceans effectively enough to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14)? Are we doing enough to provide a healthy marine environment for future generations? What is happening globally? This talk explores these.

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SustainableSeas
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Mon 4 September 5:30pm - 7pm

Who for

Everyone