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Big Day Birdathon

How many birds can you spot in 24 hours? Get a team together and count as many different feathered species as you can!

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
  • Online
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec

Who for

Everyone

Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes

Explore the secret world of bugs and the vital role they play in our lives without us even realising it! Learn about the different native species of bugs in Aotearoa, how to become a citizen scientist, and how bugs inspire those on the frontline of tech!

Event details

6457 BeetletileWEB
  • Nelson City
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Sun 11 Feb

Who for

Families

NatureWatchNZ

Join NatureWatchNZ and take part in a new citizen science project! Help scientists keep track of plants and animals by using NaturewatchNZ 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