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Nanogirl vs The Elements

New Zealand's favourite science superhero Nanogirl (played by Dr Michelle Dickinson) and her trusty lab assistant Boris are back at Auckland Arts Festival with a brand new show!

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 3 March, 5pm

Who for

Ages 5+

Seaweek - Kaupapa Moana 2018

The 2018 theme for Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana – is ‘Toiora te Moana, Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People’. It highlights our many connections with the sea and ways we can keep our coastline and seas healthy for all.

Event details

Seaweek2018
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • West Coast
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Nelson City
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity
  • Competition
  • Exhibition
  • Workshop/Conference
  • Talk/Show
  • Festival

Date and time

Sat 3 March - Sun 11 March

Who for

Everyone - from teachers to kaitiaki

Bug Lab

Hosted by Auckland Zoo, Bug Lab is a blockbuster science exhibition developed by New Zealand’s world-famous museum, Te Papa, with the award-winning Weta Workshop.

Event details

bug lab fotz
  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Families and children

Changing Gear

Changing Gear explores the past and future of cycling in New Zealand and showcases some of the innovations in the world of bikes, from the high tech to the quirky!

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone

Brave Hearts

This interactive pop-up exhibition explains how the heart works, how heart disease is investigated, and the largely untold story of New Zealand’s leading role in the evolution of heart surgery.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone

The Innovators

Get a unique insight into the personal attributes and thought processes of ordinary Kiwis who have achieved extraordinary feats.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone