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A Planet for Goldilocks: Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lecture

"Not too hot, not too cold" is the prescription for a world that's just right for life as we know it. Dr Natalie Batalha, Mission Scientist and astrophysicist at NASA, gives an overview of the Kepler Mission and finding these 'Goldilocks' planets.

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NatalieBatalha
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Until Thurs 19 October

Who for

Everyone

Conservation Week 2017

Conservation Week gives you the opportunity to celebrate the natural environment and help take care of your local special places. There are heaps of these places in New Zealand that you can visit all year round with your family and friends.

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Conservationweek
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • West Coast
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Nelson City
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Activity

Date and time

Sat 14 - Sun 22 October

Who for

Everyone

The future is STEM

Demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills is skyrocketing. If you enjoy STEM in high school, you could very well be on your way to a prosperous career. But what are you options? And where do you start? You need a gameplan!

Event details

FutureisSTEM
  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Fri 27 October to Sat 4 November

Who for

Students in Years 10-12 (younger also fine) and parents

Brian Cox in New Zealand

Brian Cox, well-known for his BBC science programs, is presenting an all-new live stage show. Alongside him is Robin Ince, British comedian, actor and writer and Brian’s co-host on The Infinite Monkey Cage radio show.

Event details

briancox
  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Tues 7 Nov (Auckland), Wed 8 Nov (Wellington)

Who for

Everyone

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

Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru

Presented in both English and Te Reo Māori, this hands-on exhibition explains how sunlight is created, how fast light travels, how it behaves and reacts to various mediums, and how light influences life and culture.

Event details

945328 430901 34
  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until 31 December

Who for

Families

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.

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until 31 December

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

904748 414441 34
  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone