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The Evolving Universe

Through breath-taking photographs taken by the largest telescopes in the world, enter a world of supernovas, stellar nurseries and nebulae in this exclusive to Upper Hutt exhibitions from the Smithsonian, USA.

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carina08 hst big
  • Wellington
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Sun 11 Jun - Sun 27 Aug

Who for

Everyone

How sustainable are our seas?

Is New Zealand managing our oceans effectively enough to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14)? Are we doing enough to provide a healthy marine environment for future generations? What is happening globally? This talk explores these.

Event details

SustainableSeas
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Mon 4 September 5:30pm - 7pm

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

You Called Me WHAT?!

This exhibition celebrates 150 years of scientific discovery at Te Papa.
Uncover the fascinating stories behind scientific names – and help the Te Papa team name a newly discovered forget-me-not.

Event details

you called me what hero3
  • Wellington
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone!