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STEM Wana Trust – If you love tinkering and taking things apart then you’re a maker. Come discover more about robotics, 3D printing, laser cutting, vinyl signage and clothing, textiles, electronics, computing and so much more. Get hands on and practical with our makers.

Auckland University of Technology – Explore new technologies and sciences, challenge routine thinking and solve problems in new ways at AUT, New Zealand’s leading modern university. Have you photo taken with a whale using augmented reality at the AUT’s School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical sciences stand and learn...

House of Science NZ – Often it’s easy to miss what’s going on around us – especially on a smaller microscopic level. Come explore the details of everyday objects and discover the intricacies and beauty that lay within.

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...

Seismocity Ltd – Aotearoa New Zealand experiences many earthquake each and every day! Fortunately we don’t feel most of them and only a very few are strong enough to cause damage. But scientists have networks that can catch all of them. Come and listen to the Earth rumble! You’ll...

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...

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 Libraries – We offer so much more than just books! Come and see us at STEMFest 2022 to get a grasp on what your local library has to offer. We’ll let you know about our ePlatforms, subsidised broadband, coding classes, makerspace, and computer lessons not to mention...

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...

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.