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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...

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...

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...