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Lab in a Box visits Parliament!

For two days only, the converted shipping container is on Wellington's Parliamentary grounds! Get involved with free hands-on science demonstrations, displays and shows — fun experiences for all ages.

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  • Wellington
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Wed 28 February - Thurs 1 March

Who for

Everyone - even MPs!

National Biomechanics Day: seeking schools!

The National Biomechanics Day project teams are inviting schools to take part in this awesome day that explores the physics and biology of movement - from arm wrestling to animals to animations.

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  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Otago
  • Canterbury
  • Activity

Date and time

Register by Thurs 1 March

Who for

Schools

A Waka Odyssey

"Waka carry stories, art, science, knowledge, whakapapa and performance." This festival is a three-part adventure created by Anna Marbrook, Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr & Kasia Pol.

Event details

Kupe Arrival
  • Wellington
  • Activity
  • Exhibition
  • Talk/Show
  • Festival

Date and time

Fri 23 February - Sat 3 March

Who for

Everyone

Seaweek - Kaupapa Moana 2018

The 2018 theme for Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana – is ‘Toiora te Moana, Toiora te Tangata – Healthy Seas, Healthy People’. It highlights our many connections with the sea and ways we can keep our coastline and seas healthy for all.

Event details

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  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Gisborne
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Manawatu/Wanganui
  • Wellington
  • Southland
  • West Coast
  • Tasman District
  • Otago
  • Nelson City
  • Marlborough
  • Canterbury
  • Citizen/participatory science
  • Activity
  • Competition
  • Exhibition
  • Workshop/Conference
  • Talk/Show
  • Festival

Date and time

Sat 3 March - Sun 11 March

Who for

Everyone - from teachers to kaitiaki

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