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  • New Zealand IceFest 2014

    26/09/14 to 12/10/14

    NZ IceFest is New Zealand's iconic Antarctic Festival, which promises an exciting, creative and educational programme.

  • Realise the Dream

    07/12/14 to 14/12/14

    Realise the Dream is a national event that rewards 20 secondary school students who have undertaken an excellent science/technology/engineering project. 


  • Inspiring with digital technologies

    28/04/14 to 29/04/14

    A SITE international symposium for educators aiming to learn about and enhance policy and practice with digital technologies in teacher education.

  • Sir Paul Callaghan Science Academy

    28/04/14 to 09/10/14

    Kickstart or rekindle a love of science teaching with the Sir Paul Callaghan Academy’s intensive PD programme.

  • NZ International Science Festival

    05/07/14 to 11/07/14

    In 2014, the NZ International Science Festival will be held in Dunedin in July.

  • SciCon 2014

    06/07/14 to 10/07/14

    Science teachers are invited to the NZASE Science Conference in Dunedin. The theme of SciCon2014 is Wild Science.

  • Absolutely Positively Science

    09/07/14 to 11/07/14

    The seventh triennial Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) conference will bring together women scientists, academics, students, teachers, policymakers, communicators and more.


  • Paradox – the nine greatest enigmas in science

    17/05/14 to 20/05/14

    In this lecture series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili from the University of Surrey discusses some of his favourite scientific paradoxes that will baffle, delight and enlighten.

  • Primary Science Week 2014

    19/05/14 to 25/05/14

    Primary Science Week is an opportunity for all New Zealand primary schools to engage in science teaching and learning.

  • Smart Talk: Antarctica


    Savour the wonder of Antarctic science after hours at Auckland Museum.


  • Awesome Forces

    21/09/09 to 31/12/20

    Awesome Forces, a long-term exhibit at Te Papa, shows how plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and erosion have shaped one of the most dynamic landscapes in the world.

  • Leading Edge

    27/11/13 to 31/12/14

    Leading Edge is a National Library of New Zealand public programme that looks at Aotearoa’s past and present through the lens of innovation.

  • Body in Action

    18/04/14 to 27/07/14

    Canterbury Museum’s exhibition Body in Action will take you on an amazing journey of discovery and teach you things you didn’t even realise about your own body.


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