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Send your art experiments to space!

The American rock band OK Go wants to put two student-created art experiments on an actual spaceship! Submit your idea by 6 May 2019.

Event details

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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
  • Chatham Islands
  • Activity
  • Competition

Date and time

Submissions close 6 May 2019

Who for

Groups of three or more 11-18 year olds

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

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until August 2019

Who for

Everyone

Accelerate: Driving New Zealand

Revved up, fully charged, and challenging the status quo! MOTAT’s latest exhibition, Accelerate: Driving New Zealand, delves into the past, present, and future of New Zealand’s relationship with vehicles.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone

The Innovators

Get a unique insight into the personal attributes and thought processes of ordinary Kiwis who have achieved extraordinary feats.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone

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

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  • Online
  • Citizen/participatory science

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone