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Science NZ: 25 year anniversary

Over two days at Te Papa Museum, Wellington: Friday, 10 November and Saturday, 11 November, Science New Zealand presents a variety of informative, educational public talks that will enthral, inspire and fascinate you. Bring your family and friends along!

Event details

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  • Wellington
  • Activity
  • Exhibition
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Fri 10 - Sat 11 November

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

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  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Online
  • Activity
  • Competition

Date and time

Competition closes 17 November

Who for

Year 1-8 students

Name A Deep Sea Observatory

Have you ever named a deep sea observatory? Well, this is your chance! There aren't many of them in the world at all! The two best winning names will be painted on the two observatories and get a tour of the research ship JOIDES Resolution.

Event details

Deep sea obers
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Online
  • Activity
  • Competition

Date and time

Competition closes 17 November

Who for

Year 9-12 students

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

Event details

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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

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  • 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.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until 31 December

Who for

Everyone

Geometry

Artists from almost every culture create art that is based upon geometric shapes. Everything in nature has a mathematical shape, so the very nature of drawing from nature is an attempt at recreating geometric shapes. This exhibition explores this concept.

Event details

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Sun 14 January 2018

Who for

Everyone