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STEMFest Team

Wednesday the 18th September saw us welcoming over 200 young people from across the region to attend the first ever STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Challenge Day held as part of STEMFest and hosted by ACG Tauranga. What was there Challenges Nanogirl Rocket building and launching Highlights Quotes...

On Tuesday 10th September saw the first event in our STEM Debate Series which is kindly sponsored by Zespri International. It was organised and hosted by STEMFest 2019 sponsor and friends at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and also formed part of Wiki O Te Reo Māori – Māori...

Detector dogs work at our borders to find products that aren’t allowed into New Zealand. Come meet the MPI team, find out what they do, how they recruit dogs and dog handlers, and about fostering puppies. Demonstrations

Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths. Maths Craft New Zealand is excited to be a part of STEMFest and to visit the Bay of Plenty for the first time. We will feature a range of our popular hands-on craft stations: come along and make a...

“You press the button, anxiously waiting. A brief moment, which feels like an eternity, passes and then you see the woosh of flame as the igniter catches, and hear the rocket fling itself into the sky.” Come along to learn about, build and explore scale rockets with Matt Smith...

Slime Princess goes to Tauranga STEM Festival. Come meet NZ’s very own Slime Princess aka Katharina Weischede in the ‘Dirty Science’ zone. Get ready for a lot of gooey, sticky, icky, stretchy fun at the dedicated slime making and exploring zone.

Team STEMFest were in full play mode at last weekend’s Canvas Career Expo held at Tauranga’s Trustpower Arena.  Hundreds of visitors, from toddlers to grandparents, stopped by the interactive stand to learn about STEMFest Tauranga and the exciting opportunities to interact with new technologies being developed right here in...