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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

Sediment and Seashores: community day

Discover the amazing marine animals and plants that live in the intertidal zone, and participate in a long-term monitoring programme looking at change on the rocky shores of Otago Harbour.

Event details

SSevent
  • Otago
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Sunday 22 October, 11am - 1pm

Who for

Everyone

Dunedin Maths Craft Day

Make a Möbius strip, crochet a hyperbolic plane, build a fractal sculpture, fold an origami octahedron, and listen to talks about the connections between maths and crafts.

Event details

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  • Otago
  • Activity

Date and time

Sun 11 February, 10am - 5pm

Who for

Everyone