Events Calendar

This page will be updated regularly with forthcoming dates and events – please email with events you want listed.

Events marked with an asterisk (*) are held annually.


Datemm/dd/yyyyEventLocationFurther Details
Oct - Dec10/01/2019Tuia 250 waka & tall ships voyage around AotearoaNationalTuia250
October10/01/2019Health Literacy monthInternational*HLM
October10/01/2019Save Kiwi monthNationalKiwis for Kiwi
24 October10/24/2019SouthSci Symposium, Participatory Science ProjectsAucklandSouth Auckland
24 October10/24/2019Tsunami risk from undersea earthquakesWellingtonEmail Geoscience Society; Hochstetter Lecture
24 October10/24/2019World Polio DayInternational*Rotary
25 October10/25/2019Centrally-funded PLD proposals due Auckland, BoP, WaikatoInfo for your region
25 October10/25/2019Free screening of the docco 2040 on climate solutionsAuckland, Ellen Melville Hall, 6.30pmSee the trailer
26 October10/26/2019Centrally-funded PLD proposals dueTai TokerauInfo for your region
26-28 October10/26/2019Bubble weekend featuring Science in a VanAucklandMOTAT
27 October10/27/2019DiwaliNationalFestival of lights
27 Oct - 2 Nov10/27/2019Tokelau Language WeekNationalMPIA
28 October10/28/2019North coast tsunami risk from undersea earthquakesNapierEmail Geoscience Society; Hochstetter Lecture
30 October10/30/2019The making of ZealandiaWellingtonZealandia
31 October10/31/2019Māori connections to place through science and lawWellingtonVictoria University
31 October10/31/2019Teachers from different schools share innovative science programmesNationalScience Learning Hub
31 October10/32/2019Centrally-funded PLD proposals dueHawke's BayInfo for your region
1 November11/01/2019Sustainability Challenge student race, Muriwai Regional ParkAucklandAuckland Council
1-3 November11/01/2019Stardate viewing of Matariki rising in the evening skyCartertonStonehenge Aotearoa
5 November11/05/2019Wine, cheese and talk about the universeWellingtonSpace Place
5 November11/05/2019Transit of Mercury astronomy speakersDundeinMercury Rising project
5 November11/05/2019Science of waste at Kate ValleyNationalLEARNZ virtual field trip
6 November11/06/2019Non-communicable diseases, climate crisis & Pacific healthDunedinOtago Global Health Institute Conference public talk
6 November11/06/2019Transit of Mercury astronomy speakersChristchurchMercury Rising project
7 November11/07/2019Transit of Mercury astronomy speakersWellingtonMercury Rising project
7 Nov - 2 Dec11/07/2019Secondary examsNationalNZQA timetable
8 November11/08/2019Transit of Mercury astronomy speakersAucklandMercury Rising project
9 November11/09/2019Transit of Mercury astronomy speakersWhitiangaMercury Rising project
9-10 November11/09/2019Lab in a Box with Otago Museum science communicatorsWhitiangaMercury Rising project
11 November11/11/2019Transit of Mercury in front of the sunNationalRoyal Astronomical Society NZ
13 November11/13/2019The genetics of epilepsy (livestreamed)WellingtonRoyal Society
13 November11/13/2019Ice core research & climate changeWellingtonMarsden 25 lecture, RSNZ
14 November11/14/2019World Diabetes dayInternationalInternational Diabetes Federation
15 November11/15/2019Better measures for environmental monitoringWellingtonNZ Node of the Global Environmental Measuring & Monitoring
15 November11/15/2019Science education seminar, 8.30-3.30, $90HamiltonUniversity of Waikato
16-24 November11/16/2019Getting Outdoors WeekNationalDoC & NZ Mountain Safety Council
17 November11/17/2019Peak of Leonid meteor showerNational100+ meteors/hour
18-24 November11/18/2019World Antibiotic Resistance WeekInternationalWHO
20 November11/20/2019Invasive social insects and Varroa mitesWestportMarsden 25 lecture, RSNZ
21 November11/21/2019Webinar: Mātauranga resources about the Living World, in EnglishNationalScience Learning Hub
21 November11/21/2019Prehistoric ecology & climate changeNelsonMarsden 25 lecture, RSNZ
22 November11/22/2019How native birds learn from each otherNew PlymouthMarsden 25 lecture, RSNZ
27 November11/27/2019Māori knowledge and tikanga of birth and motheringWhakatāneMarsden 25 lecture, RSNZ