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Mad about Mars

This year, Mars will the closest to Earth since 2003, looking bigger and brighter than usual! Stardome in Auckland has a full line-up of events and resources to celebrate 2 months of stellar Mars-gazing.

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our auckland mad about mars 2018 open night hrci3voh
  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Throughout July and August

Who for


Supervolcanoes supertour: 2018 Rutherford Lecture

Find out from volcano expert Colin Wilson what makes a supervolcano, how such volcanoes work and can be studied, and whether the next supervolcano eruption is likely to take us by surprise.

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image Artists impression of the catastrophic final phase of the Taupo er...
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • West Coast
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Nelson City
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Until Wed 12 September, evenings.

Who for

Aged 12 plus