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Biosecurity New Zealand – Showcase of Biosecurity in action from Plant Viruses to Marine Pests and understanding the pathways that are our greatest risk of an entry into New Zealand.

EVolocity – A showcase of a finalist team’s cart for a nationwide EV building competition! Our display is an electric cart built by high school students for a nationwide engineering competition. It is built for racing, and has to take into account several race types centred around manoeuvrability, economy,...

UBCO – A chance to see and learn about the iconic and locally engineered UBCO 2X2, and hear about the exciting things our team are doing in awesome careers.

Ministry of Inspiration – NZAquaBots is New Zealand’s only underwater robotics programme. At this workshop, participants will be able to design engineer at ‘hackabot’ to complete a challenge underwater! Can you collect kai? Can you save the trapped dolphin? Test your skills and see if you can! Microbots –...

Analytica Laboratories – Analytica will be running pipetting challenges with full lab gear races. The fastest to pipette primary colours into green wins! This is paired with an interactive puzzle to learn about laboratory work.

STEM Wana Trust – Bubble blowing is a fun example of chemistry! We invite visitors to experiment with homemade giant bubble wands and discover a bit of math, engineering, and science (chemistry and physics) as well as having lots of fun.

STEM Wana Trust x Rebecca Prestidge – Science at home! A fun and interactive workshop where we bring the science lab to you where you become the scientist and participate in different experiments that are not only science but can also be done at home using items you will...

Geoscience Society of New Zealand – Come and discover what makes volcanoes tick. Play the Magma Pop game to crystallise different minerals out of a magma, then play with real volcanic rocks to find out what makes them different and why some of them even float on water.

Geoscience Society of New Zealand – Come and design your own dynamic 3D landscape in our augmented reality sandbox. Generate virtual rain to learn why lakes, rivers and oceans form where they do, experiment with making new mountains and landmasses, and see where the water flows when you make...

Xylem – Discover and learn how water is potentially transported in many countries where availability of electricity is either scarce or not available at all, we will be using the SAAJHI pump in a competition whereby those visiting the stand can fill a tank of water over a period...

Western Bay Wildlife Trust – Learn all about our local seabirds and shorebirds and the work we do to protect them! Find out how we undertake scientific monitoring and have a go at weighing and measuring kororā/little blue penguins.

Tauranga City Council Water – Come along to the Tauranga City Council STEM presentation and learn about the journey of our local water from source to sea. We will look at conservation and sustainability of drinking water, pollution of stormwater, and treatment of wastewater. You will see where our...

Super Humanics Ltd – Making so many STEM ideas come to life. ‘How to’ built in advice and projects with the tools to make it happen. practical tools, media and equipment. The Tinker Cart, made EF Furniture Ltd, is a mobile STEM resource toolbox. It contains machinery like a...

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research lead the research and development of remote sensing of the terrestrial environment in New Zealand. Working in this space since the 1970’s, it is no surprise that our research teams are at the forefront of developing and implementing cutting edge technologies and methods to monitor and...

New Zealand’s young innovators have been set a mission of creating an InsectBot capable of surviving on Mars for the chance to win an exclusive VIP tour of the Rocket Lab facilities. The Great InsectBot Mission Competition is being led by STEM Wana Trust ahead of Tauranga STEM Festival,...

Join us in an incredible experience walking through Cancer Society’s “colossal colon” (a giant inflatable bowel). Guided by Aspire2 International’s Health Services Management students, you will increase your knowledge about the signs and symptoms of cancer and also learn about healthy lifestyles. This is a very interactive experience and...