Select Events Announced for 2021 Festival
The New Zealand International Science Festival returns to Dunedin 8-18 July with another huge offering of activities for the whole family during the school holidays. Our full programme will launch on the 3rd of June - but in the meantime, here's a taste of what's to come.
2020 Festival Highlights
Take a look back at our highlights reel for the 2020 Nano Festival.
Covid-19 Unmasked panel discussion
Look back on our Covid-19 panel discussion from the 2020 Science Festival, featuring experts from across New Zealand
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Our Moon: Then, Now & Beyond
Explore the moon’s past, present, and future in Our Moon: Then, Now, and Beyond. This is an out-of-this-world experience where you can enter the orbit of our spectacular moon.
Big Science Show
Popular science communicator Amadeo returns with his assistant Sonic for another big science adventure at the Teachers College Auditorium.
CODE Virtual Reality & Gaming Centre
Come immerse yourself at our Pop-Up Virtual Reality & Gaming Centre and be amazed by some of the latest virtual reality experiences from around the world!
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