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By Qi-Wern Lim – STEM Champion / Aspiring TeacherPublished Last Wednesday 6th May 2020 I was lucky enough to get to chat with Chris Lintott along with Alyssa Minshall and student ambassadors Micaela, Thomas, Anthony, Michael and Elliot from Otumoetai College. This talk was the first event in the Conversations in STEM series and...

The STEMFest Elves have been busy working on a STEMFestive experience for STEM lovers of all ages. We have two awesome events for your diary… Saturday 14th December – 11am to 2pm If you missed out on attending STEMFest this year, or if you just want to re-live the...

“An outrageous success!” — Professor Chris Battershill, Coastal Marine Field Station.New Zealand Herald. WOW. What an amazing STEMFest that was! One week on and things are still very busy at HQ (no time to rest) while we start collecting and analysing all of the data, information, and feedback to...

The last debate of the STEM Debate Series, sponsored by Zespri International, was held on Monday at Zespri’s shiny new headquarters in Mount Maunganui. Zespri were our hosts for the evening and had arranged a ‘Presidential-style’ debate which saw two teams of four pitted against each other in 8...

By Debs Begbie New Zealand families brought their curiosity to Tauranga STEMFest to celebrate our city’s first, world-class gathering of innovators, educators, and cutting-edge technologists from the Bay of Plenty and beyond.  Team STEMFest are grateful for the community’s contribution and commitment toward making the 12th October 2019 event...

STEM Debate Series 2019: Does having too much empathy constrain good science? To mark Ada Lovelace Day on Tuesday, 8th October, we held our second STEM Debate which was kindly sponsored by Zespri International.  The event was enthusiastically organised by Jackie Evans, Head of Research at Comvita and held...

STEM Challenge Day

Last Wednesday 18th September, I had the absolute privilege of being a STEM Champion and MC at the very first STEM Challenge Day in Tauranga. This STEM Challenge Day was a fringe event of the main Tauranga STEM Festival which will be held on Durham Street on Saturday 12th...