Tauranga STEM Festival

Main Festival Day: Sat 12th October 2019

Free to Attend!

What is STEMFest?

A world class festival, held in Tauranga, designed to engage and inspire a new generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

 

Be a Sponsor

We are seeking dynamic individuals, innovative organisations and companies to sponsor and support the event.

 

Come and meet the inspiring scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians behind some of today’s coolest ideas and innovations!

A celebration that is designed to engage and inspire the whole whānau and community, for children, young people, and adults!

Engage

Take part in hands on experiments and demonstrations, from the coolest cutting edge technology to some amazing science and innovative engineering.

Inspire

Meet some amazing people working in STEM and changing the world with their awesome skills and expertise.

Develop

Learn how you can follow in the footsteps of your STEM heroes by meeting the companies and organisations who are responsible for bringing these innovations to life.

If you are interested in taking part in the event as a speaker, exhibitor, or workshop provider, please get in touch with us.

What's On

Here's a small selection of the exciting things you can expect to see and do during the festival...

more exhibitors to be confirmed...

Meet our amazing sponsors

STEMFest relies on the support of our generous sponsors to bring this ambitious event to life.

Our Other Sponsors

Want to take part?

Tauranga STEM Festival is about celebrating and showcasing STEM, in particular the inspirational and innovative work that is happening in our City and on our very doorstep and our immediate region.

Fringe events

Alongside the main festival day, we are planning on bringing a series of supporting fringe events.

Challenge Day

Designed for primary and secondary school aged children and the home-schooled community.

More details coming soon…

STEM Debates

Open debates with homegrown and international high profile STEM champions and advocates.

More details coming soon…

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Access to STEM Education and Infrastructure Careers for Women and Girls in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands – CSW63 Side Event 12 Mar 2019 –  There are low numbers of women accessing tertiary education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics worldwide. This means fewer women in Technology and...

Saturday 12th October 2019. Come and meet the inspiring scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians behind some of today’s coolest ideas and innovations! A celebration that is designed to engage and inspire the whole whānau and community, for children, young people, and adults. Subscribe to our mailing list to be...

STEMFest Fringe Events

Alongside the main festival day, we are planning on bringing a series of supporting fringe events to compliment the main day. STEM Challenge Day- Designed for primary and secondary school aged children and home-ed community. STEM Diversity Debate- An open debate with homegrown and international high profile STEM champions and...

Tauranga Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Festival is a free to attend, family-orientated day of fun activities to celebrate and experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). STEMFest will be a world class festival, held in Tauranga, made up of a series of events throughout...

Location

Tauranga is located in the beautiful coastal Bay of Plenty in the North Island, New Zealand.
MAIN VENUE:

Basestation, 148 Durham Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand

HOW TO GET HERE:

Air New Zealand flies daily to Tauranga and offers direct flights to and from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Tauranga Airport is located about 10 minutes from Tauranga city centre and seven minutes from central Mt Maunganui.

Meet our friends and supporters

STEMFest would not be able to happen without the support of our friends and supporters who lend their time and expertise.