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Climathon Wellington 2018

If you have an idea to reduce carbon emissions, build resilience to climate change in Wellington, or want to use your skills on projects tackling these, get yourself to Climathon!

Event details

Climathon
  • Wellington
  • Activity
  • Workshop/Conference

Date and time

5pm Fri 26 Oct to 6:30pm Sat 27 Oct

Who for

Everyone

Out of this world – Nanogirl live

Join Nanogirl in this year’s action packed adventure featuring rockets, explosions and even a real live tornado, which bring science and engineering to life in the coolest ways possible, right before your eyes.

Event details

Nanogirl
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 17 Nov - Sat 15 Dec

Who for

Children and families

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

Bottled Ocean 2118

See artist George Nuku’s ‘Bottled Ocean’ exhibition, created in collaboration with the local community and school groups, that envisages our world 100 years into the future.

Event details

George Nuku 1400x600
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Sun 3 March 2019

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 August 2019

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

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