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Supervolcanoes supertour: 2018 Rutherford Lecture

Find out from volcano expert Colin Wilson what makes a supervolcano, how such volcanoes work and can be studied, and whether the next supervolcano eruption is likely to take us by surprise.

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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
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Until Wed 12 September, evenings.

Who for

Aged 12 plus

Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies

This ground-breaking exhibition curated by Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) experts shines the spotlight on Māori astronomy and examines the traditional Māori societal view of the night sky and how it is being revitalised in the modern world.

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until August 2019

Who for

Everyone

Milk Matters

How is milk made and processed? Why is the Waikato considered the ‘dairy capital of New Zealand’? This interactive exhibition created for children and families explores the issues and advancements in agricultural science.

Event details

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Children and families