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It is with great disappointment that the Board of STEM Wana Trust are reluctantly announcing the cancellation of Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) on the 5th December 2021.  After months and months of work by the STEMFest project team and the initial postponement from our original October date, we have...

A big thanks to all those who attended our STEM in the Community events over the October 2021 school holidays. Our team really enjoyed travelling around to different locations in the Bay of Plenty and meeting all our STEM friends. We would also like to extend a huge thanks...

Tauranga STEM Festival is proud to present another STEM in the Community event during the October school holidays. Tuesday 5th October 2021 at 08:30am at University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus. Durham Street. Want to know what it’s like to work in STEM? Curious about how other people started their...

October School Holiday STEM Activities Introducing STEM in the Community for 8-12 year olds STEM in the Community is our outreach project held in locations across the Bay of Plenty, where we bring together amazing STEM content providers, smart venues and enthusiastic children and tamariki. Each location is run as...

Tauranga STEM Festival 2021 originally planned for 3rd October 2021, has secured a new alternative date later on in the year. This year’s event will be held on Sunday 5th December 2021. The team have continued to work during the latest lockdown and with the support of Tauranga City...

Due to the unknown nature of the situation with the COVID-19 lockdown, the Board of STEM Wana Trust have discussed our options for this year’s Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) 2021. After much deliberation and discussion, it is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the postponement of STEMFest...

STEM Wana Trust/Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) will operate under the guidelines for Alert Levels 1-4 provided by the New Zealand government. Full details of which can be found here: https://covid19.govt.nz/activities/public-events-and-entertainment/ Our team will also be working closely with Tauranga City Council events team, as well as community groups and...

Thursday 12th August 2021 saw sponsors, friends, and media gather at Basestation and Tinkd Makerspace for the official STEMFest 2021 launch. The Board of STEM Wana Trust and organising team were delighted to share our exciting highlights for STEM in the Community and STEMFest on 3rd October 2021. It...

This year the organising team wanted our talented STEM whānau to help us come up with a superhero mascot for STEMFest 2021 that solves an environmental problem using STEM superpowers. Entries came in from young people across Tauranga and during the July school holidays we also hosted a special...