NZ Antarctic Society

Antarctic Family Day in Wellington

NZ Antarctic Society,
with the support of NIWA, Victoria University of Wellington, and the University of Canterbury

Antarctic Family Day in Wellington

(more event details on Facebook)

Date: 10 Aug 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Miramar Central School Hall, 38 Park Rd, Miramar, Wellington

Got any questions about Antarctica?

Come along to our FREE family-friendly Antarctic information day and have all your questions answered by Antarctic experts. We’ll have lots of hands-on activities including:

  • Putting up a real polar tent
  • Trying on real Antarctic clothing
  • Reading climate from a sediment core
  • Antarctic rocks and fossils
  • Mummified Emperor Penguin!

We’ll also have short information sessions throughout the day from Wellington-based experts on topics like:

  • What life is really like in an Antarctic field camp
  • What it’s like to dive under ice and into the frozen ocean
  • What role does Antarctica play in Earth’s climate

Saturday 10 August

Miramar Central School Hall

Drop in anytime between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm

For queries contact [email protected]

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