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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

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  • Otago
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Sunday 22 October, 11am - 1pm

Who for

Everyone

Science and the Arts: Creating futures

Is Mānuka our new weapon in our battle for clean waterways? How can creative research projects connecting young people with artists and communities give them the skills and confidence to tackle the big issues? Jacqui and Elspeth answer these questions.

Event details

Science and the Arts Creating futures Wellington 1507168039
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Thurs 2 November, 6pm - 7pm

Who for

Everyone

The future is STEM

Demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills is skyrocketing. If you enjoy STEM in high school, you could very well be on your way to a prosperous career. But what are you options? And where do you start? You need a gameplan!

Event details

FutureisSTEM
  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Fri 27 October to Sat 4 November

Who for

Students in Years 10-12 (younger also fine) and parents

Brian Cox in New Zealand

Brian Cox, well-known for his BBC science programs, is presenting an all-new live stage show. Alongside him is Robin Ince, British comedian, actor and writer and Brian’s co-host on The Infinite Monkey Cage radio show.

Event details

briancox
  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Tues 7 Nov (Auckland), Wed 8 Nov (Wellington)

Who for

Everyone

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

25Stamp
  • 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

art under pressure
  • 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