Upcoming Events for 2018 Hutt STEMM Festival Calendar http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/ Science Starters http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/science-starters/?date=2018-05-02+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Naenae Library:  </strong>A hands-on science session where kids can experience the fun side of science and curiosity. This session is for <strong>pre-school children</strong>. Spaces are limited, so please arrive early. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:31:01 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/science-starters/?date=2018-05-02+00%3A00%3A00 Science Starters http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/science-starters-2/?date=2018-05-02+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Moera Library:  </strong>A hands-on science session where kids can experience the fun side of science and curiosity. This session is for <strong>primary school children</strong>. Spaces are limited, so please arrive early. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:34:05 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/science-starters-2/?date=2018-05-02+00%3A00%3A00 STEMM Preschool Storytime http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/stemm-preschool-storytime/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Petone Library:  </strong>A weekly programme that introduces children aged 2-5 years to stories that will enrich language development and expand their vocabulary, giving them a valuable boost before starting school. During the Hutt STEMM Festival, the stories will relate to science and technology.</p> <p>Join us for a half-hour of stories and songs. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:50:42 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/stemm-preschool-storytime/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 Science Starters http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event-3/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Stokes Valley Library:  </strong>A hands-on science session where kids can experience the fun side of science and curiosity. This session is for <strong>primary school children</strong>. Spaces are limited, so please arrive early. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:35:17 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event-3/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 GNS Seminar Series: Sources of Our Resources http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-launch-party-2/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>War Memorial Library, 2 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt: </strong><em><strong>Dr Stewart Cameron on Freshwater - </strong></em>New Zealand’s clean water is world famous, yet water resources are becoming scare as changing climate, growing irrigation needs and impacts of pollution from farming and urbanisation takes its toll. Dr Stewart Cameron will discuss our fresh water aquifers; how we estimate the amount of water they hold, how water is allocated, what GNS Science is doing to monitor groundwater quality and the challenges that we face in the coming years to counteract past pollution activities.</p> <p>GNS Science presents a series of science seminars to inform, educate and raise awareness of New Zealand’s unique natural resources. Our scientists will offer insights into the latest research and the challenges and issues around their use and exploitation. Come along and ask questions to initiate an informed dialogue on where these resources are found and how they will be managed and cared for in years to come. </p> <p><em> </em></p> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:48:48 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-launch-party-2/?date=2018-05-03+00%3A00%3A00 The Science of Water http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/the-science-of-water/?date=2018-05-04+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>The Learning Connexion, 182 Eastern Hutt Road, Taita: </strong>Let’s go beyond the traditions of watercolour and explore it as an interactive medium. Through play and discovery with a dash of science and chaos theory, witness the creation of your own little universe. Prepare to be amazed!</p> <p>Suitable for ages 10+.</p> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:26:47 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/the-science-of-water/?date=2018-05-04+00%3A00%3A00 Be An Engineering Lego Legend http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/be-an-engineering-lego-legend/?date=2018-05-04+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Naenae Library:  </strong>Make amazing Lego creations at the library and become a Lego Legend! The challenges during May will introduce children to engineering concepts. Limited to ages 5+ due to safety requirements. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a> or pop into one of our eight libraries.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:02:15 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/be-an-engineering-lego-legend/?date=2018-05-04+00%3A00%3A00 3D Kids http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/3d-kids/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 <p> <strong>War Memorial Library, 2 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt:  </strong>Come along to our 3D Kids workshops and print your own simple 3D dinosaur to take home! All children should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. A cost of $10 per pair (child + caregiver) applies to this activity. Spaces are limited. Visit your local library to register, or for more information see <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a> or email <a href="mailto:librariesevents@huttcity.govt.nz">librariesevents@huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> <p> </p> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:31:27 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/3d-kids/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 3D Kids http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/3d-kids/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 <p> <strong>War Memorial Library, 2 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt:  </strong>Come along to our 3D Kids workshops and print your own simple 3D dinosaur to take home! All children should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. A cost of $10 per pair (child + caregiver) applies to this activity. Spaces are limited. Visit your local library to register, or for more information see <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a> or email <a href="mailto:librariesevents@huttcity.govt.nz">librariesevents@huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> <p> </p> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:32:00 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/3d-kids/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 The Art of Night @ Wairarapa http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/the-art-of-night-wairarapa/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Wairarapa (various locations): </strong>A night of inspirational talks from some of the leading scientists and astrophotographers from NZ and the US. For more information and to register, see <a href="http://www.spacesciencefestival.org">www.spacesciencefestival.org</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:16:06 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/the-art-of-night-wairarapa/?date=2018-05-05+00%3A00%3A00 Plant Man http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/plant-man/?date=2018-05-06+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>What is it like to be a plant?</strong> David Klein wanted to find out, and he’s sharing it with you! Join him as he becomes Plant Man. This brand new show is a fun and strange lesson created just for the Hutt STEMM Festival. You’ll never look at plants in the same way again! Recommended for ages 8+.</p> <p> For more information, email <a href="mailto:davidklein.nz@gmail.com">davidklein.nz@gmail.com</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:19:19 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/plant-man/?date=2018-05-06+00%3A00%3A00 Festival Launch Party http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event/?date=2018-05-07+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>The Settlement, 4 Jackson St, Petone:  </strong>Help us celebrate the start of an entire month of STEMM activities, talks and events! Gues speakers include the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation Hon Dr Megan Woods and Hutt Valley Mayor Ray Wallace</p> <p>Booking: Invite Only</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:24:22 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event/?date=2018-05-07+00%3A00%3A00 STEMM Preschool Storytime http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/stemm-preschool-storytime-2/?date=2018-05-08+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Taita Library:  </strong>A weekly programme that introduces children aged 2-5 years to stories that will enrich language development and expand their vocabulary, giving them a valuable boost before starting school. During the Hutt STEMM Festival, the stories will relate to science and technology.</p> <p>Join us for a half-hour of stories and songs. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:51:38 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/stemm-preschool-storytime-2/?date=2018-05-08+00%3A00%3A00 Science Starters http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event-2/?date=2018-05-08+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Wainuiomata Library:  </strong>A hands-on science session where kids can experience the fun side of science and curiosity. This session is for <strong>preschool children</strong>. Spaces are limited, so please arrive early. For more information visit <a href="http://www.library.huttcity.govt.nz/">www.library.huttcity.govt.nz</a>.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:36:55 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/new-calendar-event-2/?date=2018-05-08+00%3A00%3A00 Principals' Day http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/principals-day/?date=2018-05-09+00%3A00%3A00 <p><strong>Various venues, Lower Hutt: </strong>Attend Principals’ Day and gain an understanding of the types of careers open to students in local businesses. Hosted by the Mayor and Hutt City Council officers, you will get the chance to tour a select number of STEMM businesses. <strong>The theme for 2018 is Trades</strong>.</p> <p>Principals and Heads of Science and Technology Departments will get a clear understanding of what subjects are required to study for these jobs and have a chance to talk with local businesses about further programmes, such as internships and mentoring.</p> <p>Attendance is open to Lower Hutt secondary school principals and relevant heads of departments by invitation only.</p> <p>Contact <a href="mailto:Karen.Piper@huttcity.govt.nz">Karen.Piper@huttcity.govt.nz</a> for more information.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:23:00 +1200 http://huttstemm.nz/2018-hutt-stemm-festival-calendar/principals-day/?date=2018-05-09+00%3A00%3A00