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Made by our community, for our community The STEM Explorer Trail was designed, developed and produced by the participants in the Youth Dev Challenge programme which ran for 12 weeks, as part of the 2020 STEM Initiative. Families and teams are invited to take part in an interactive explorer...

Create a Mascot Superhero that will solve an environmental problem using science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) superpower. Design a superhero STEM mascot (on A4 paper). Give your mascot a STEM superpower that will solve an environmental problem. Give your mascot a superhero name. Complete the entry form, ask...

TECT Community Awards Recognise Inaugural Festival Held in October 2019 TAURANGA, NZ – 26 JUNE, 2020 — TECT Community Awards have announced Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) as the winner of the Event Excellence Award.  The Festival was the first-ever community driven STEM event to be held in New Zealand....

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...