NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair
Sponsor Information

Stardome Observatory

Stardome is a unique and fun learning adventure. The best planetarium in New Zealand, viewers can gaze up at the 360-degree dome and be transported to outer space. Learn about black holes, new star formations and what you can see in the Auckland skies at night. The foyer and gallery are free to enter, and hold secrets of the Universe, interactive displays and even Moon and Mars rocks!

Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is located in the beautiful One Tree Hill Domain, at the base of One Tree Hill, Maungakiekie - one of Auckland's most prominent volcanic cones and natural landmarks.

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Stardome is proud to provide the prize for best astronomy/space focused entries for year 7-8 and year 9-10:

Project Ideas

We would like to suggest these possible areas/topics that you may like to use to produce an interesting Science/Technology project.

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If you would like a little more information or help with getting your project started you can make contact with:

Beth van der Loeff - 09 624 1246