Science and Technology Fairs


NIWA has a core interest in promoting science careers and this sponsorship is part of our long-term commitment to enhancing science and technology for young New Zealanders. 
Our sponsorship provides the resources and promotion needed for committees to grow and deliver their annual Science & Technology Fairs to their region. 

NIWA Science & Technology Fairs 2018

Venue Date Public viewing time Entries close Prizegiving date/time Prizegiving location
NIWA Auckland Science & Technology Fair TBC 30 August

Friday 31 August, 5 - 9pm

Saturday 1 September 9am - 5pm

Monday 20 August TBC
South and East Auckland Science & Technology Fair Mission Heights Junior College 24 August

27 August, 3 - 6pm

28 August, 3 - 6pm

Thursday 23 August Tuesday 4th September, 7pm Mission Heights Junior College
NIWA Waikato Science & Technology Fair Hamilton Gardens Pavilion 24 - 25 August

Friday 24 August, 3 - 6pm

Saturday 25 August, 9am - 2pm

Friday 3 August Tuesday 28 August, 7pm


NIWA Bay of Plenty Science & Technology Fair Harvest Centre, Rotorua 16 - 17 August

Thursday 16 August 1 - 6pm

Friday 17 August 8am - 1pm

Friday 13 July Friday 17 August, 1pm Auditorium, Harvest Centre
NIWA Wellington Science & Technology Fair TBC TBC




NIWA Canterbury - Westland Science & Technology Fair Ernest Rutherford Building, University of Canterbury 8 September

Saturday 8 September 2pm - 5pm

Sunday 9 September 9am - 12pm

TBC Sunday 9 September 11am Ernest Rutherford Building, University of Canterbury

North Harbour Science & Technology Fair



Other Science & Technology Fairs that NIWA sponsors

  • Taranaki Science & Technology Fair
  • Aurora Otago Science & Technology Fair
  • Marlborough Lions Science & Technology Fair

Media Releases from 2017's NIWA Science & Technology Fairs

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Video 2016 of Wellington Science and Technology Fair