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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.

Event details

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.

Event details

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

Art under pressure: styrofoam geoscience

Create a piece of art on a Styrofoam cup or plate relating to one or more of: the Hikurangi plate boundary, earthquakes, tsunamis and/or emergency preparedness. Best entries will be sent 1000m down to the seafloor by the research boat JOIDES Resolution.

Event details

art under pressure
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Online
  • Activity
  • Competition

Date and time

Competition closes 17 November

Who for

Year 1-8 students