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Eureka: The inventions of Archimedes

This international touring exhibition showcases the inventions and scientific discoveries of Archimedes, the ‘Father of Modern Science’, while revealing how they have been adapted for use in modern times.

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  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Closes Sun 24 June

Who for

Everyone

Christchurch Maths Craft Day

Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths with the return of the Christchurch Maths Craft Day, Sunday July 1 in The Great Hall at The Arts Centre.

Event details

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  • Canterbury
  • Activity
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sun 1 July, 10am-5pm

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

Body Worlds Vital

Explore what your body looks like when you take you skin off! Using real bodies that have been specially preserved, this exhibition celebrates the potential of the human body and what it looks like while it is in motion.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until Fri 13 July

Who for

Everyone

Whizz Bang Science! Dr Graham returns

Dr Graham is in New Zealand for some mid-winter family fun, delivering four entertaining and informative science shows aimed at primary-age children in the Gisborne region, Hawke's Bay and Wellington.

Event details

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  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Wellington
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Wed 11 July - Fri 13 July

Who for

Primary-age children

Macbeth

Shakespeare and science are getting together for a unique and unforgettable version of Macbeth.

Event details

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  • Otago
  • Talk/Show

Date and time

Sat 23 June - Sat 14 July

Who for

Everyone