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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.

Event details

milky way 984050 1280
  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Friday 13 July 2018

Who for

Everyone

Body Worlds Vital

Explore what your body looks like when you take you skin off! Using real bodies that have been specially preserved, this exhibition celebrates the potential of the human body and what it looks like while it is in motion.

Event details

BasketballPlayer YoungKids HR
  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Fri 13 July

Who for

Everyone

Whizz Bang Science! Dr Graham returns

Dr Graham is in New Zealand for some mid-winter family fun, delivering four entertaining and informative science shows aimed at primary-age children in the Gisborne region, Hawke's Bay and Wellington.

Event details

Grahamcannon
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Wed 11 July - Fri 13 July

Who for

Primary-age children

Macbeth

Shakespeare and science are getting together for a unique and unforgettable version of Macbeth.

Event details

Macbeth2
  • Otago
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 23 June - Sat 14 July

Who for

Everyone

Bug Lab

Hosted by Auckland Zoo, Bug Lab is a blockbuster science exhibition developed by New Zealand’s world-famous museum, Te Papa, with the award-winning Weta Workshop.

Event details

bug lab fotz
  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Families and children

Weedbusters film challenge

Win $1000 for your school with the Weedbusters 2-minute Film Challenge for Year 1-8 students. Get creative, learn heaps and help save the environment!

Event details

2Woody plain
  • Online
  • Competition

Date and time

Entries close 5pm Mon 1 October

Who for

Teachers and students in Year 1-8

iNaturalistNZ

Join iNaturalistNZ and take part in a new citizen science project! Help scientists keep track of plants and animals by using the iNaturalist app or website to record when and where you see them in your local area.

Event details

689 original
  • Online
  • Citizen/participatory science

Date and time

Now & ongoing

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