Tag: Engineering

  • Our Water – From Source to Sea

    Our Water – From Source to Sea

    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 water comes from, how it is…

  • The Tinker Cart Platform

    The Tinker Cart Platform

    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 3D Printer, power tools, small sewing…

  • School to Skies

    School to Skies

    School to Skies NZDF – Have you ever wondered how a plane flies? Or would you rather have your feet planted firmly on the ground? The Royal New Zealand Air Force -School to Skies team are showcasing the many aviation STEM career pathways on offer through their hands on display. Tinker with our Grumman aircraft,…

  • Planetarium – Exploring the Universe

    Planetarium – Exploring the Universe

    Milky Way Kiwi – (Session Times TBC) The Astrobiology Dome takes you on a journey through the universe across space and time.

  • Mars Rovers

    Mars Rovers

    Milky-Way.Kiwi – (Session Times TBC) Drive a European Space Agency designed rover and see what it’s like to control a rover on Mars.

  • Drone Cage – How Low Can You Go?

    Drone Cage – How Low Can You Go?

    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 better understand the environment. Come along…

  • Bridges to Schools

    Bridges to Schools

    Institution of Civil Engineers – Come and be an engineer for the day. Get hands-on and build a 13 metre long exhibition bridge! Bridge building times 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.

  • Engineer Your World

    Engineer Your World

    University of Auckland: Faculty of Engineering WIE and SPIES – Students and staff from the Faculty of Engineering are at hand to answer all your burning questions about studying and working in Engineering, while you have a go at creating and testing your own designs in our engineering. Design, build, and test fire your own…

  • UFO Spinners

    UFO Spinners

    Cool Bananas – A make-and-take station, where kids can create a ‘U.F.O. Spinner’ (Unidentified Fidgeting Object) out of things that can’t be recycled, as a reminder of sustainability.