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Dunedin Maths Craft Day

Make a Möbius strip, crochet a hyperbolic plane, build a fractal sculpture, fold an origami octahedron, and listen to talks about the connections between maths and crafts.

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  • Otago
  • Activity

Date and time

Sun 11 February, 10am - 5pm

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

BioBlitz at Rotopiko Wetlands

Come and join New Zealand's first wetlands Bioblitz at Rotopiko and seek out the awesome wildlife that live there!

Event details

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  • Waikato
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity

Date and time

SCHOOLS: Friday 16th February - 13:00 - 19:00

PUBLIC: Saturday 17th February 09:30 - 15:30

Who for

Everyone

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

Until 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

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

Now and ongoing

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

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