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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

milky way 984050 1280
  • Waikato
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until August 2019

Who for

Everyone

Mighty small, mighty bright

How do you bend light? How small is nano? This hands-on exhibition gets people exploring the science of photonics and nanotechnology in a truly fun way.

Event details

MSMB
  • Auckland
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Until September 2019

Who for

Families and 8-12 year olds

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

AccelerateEvent2
  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone

The Innovators

Get a unique insight into the personal attributes and thought processes of ordinary Kiwis who have achieved extraordinary feats.

Event details

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  • Auckland
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now & ongoing

Who for

Everyone

Tūhura

Check out over 45 exciting hands-on interactives in this exhibition, including a giant DNA-inspired helical slide and a three-tier tropical butterfly enclosure.

Event details

Tuhura
  • Otago
  • Activity
  • Exhibition

Date and time

Now and ongoing

Who for

Everyone