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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

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  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Wed 20 Dec onwards

Who for

Families and children

Changing Gear

Changing Gear explores the past and future of cycling in New Zealand and showcases some of the innovations in the world of bikes, from the high tech to the quirky!

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

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

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

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

Date and time

Until Sun 11 Feb

Who for

Families

The New Zealand Tree Project

This innovative film and photography venture, involving a small team of scientists, photographers/videographers and tree climbers, captures majestic trees in great detail from groundbreaking new angles.

Event details

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

18 November - 18 February 2018

Who for

Everyone

Elizabeth Thomson – Cellular Memory

New Zealand artist Elizabeth Thomson explores themes of global warming, pollution, science, the environment and ocean overfishing in her new exhibition. Expect to see a variety of sea creatures, photos of the molecular and cellular, and 500 bronze fish.

Event details

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  • Wellington
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Mon 2 April

Who for

Everyone

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 Friday 13 July 2018

Who for

Everyone

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

Now and 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