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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!

Event details

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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

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!

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
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec

Who for

Everyone

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

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  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Wed 20 Dec onwards

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