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Published 2 May 2018

Whizz Bang Science! Dr Graham returns for July school holidays

Dr Graham is in New Zealand for some mid-winter family fun, delivering entertaining and informative science shows aimed at primary-age children in the Gisborne region, Hawke's Bay and Wellington.

Royal Society Te Apārangi is again delighted to host Dr Graham Walker and his highly enjoyable science shows, this July in Ruatoria, Gisborne, Wairoa and Lower Hutt.

Based at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Graham is a veteran of making science engaging for younger audiences.

He believes that science shows can make people more excited about science, encourage them to keep studying it, or even behave in ways that science argues are good choices, like with tackling climate change.



Dr Graham's Whizz Bang Science!

Ruatoria | Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Waiū o Ngāti Porou - register for Ruatoria
9:30am Wednesday 11 July

Gisborne | Gisborne Girls' High School - register for Gisborne
4pm Wednesday 11 July

Wairoa | Wairoa College School Hall - register for Wairoa
12pm (noon) Thursday 12 July

Lower Hutt | Walter Nash Stadium, Taita - register for Lower Hutt (show 1 of 3) 
10:30am Friday 13 July

Lower Hutt | Walter Nash Stadium, Taita - register for Lower Hutt (show 2 of 3)
1pm Friday 13 July

Lower Hutt | Walter Nash Stadium, Taita - register for Lower Hutt (show 3 of 3) 
3:30pm Friday 13 July


Appealing particularly to primary school children, all are welcome to attend, however, children under 14 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

These are FREE events but space is limited - please register to guarantee a seat.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Raye Freedman Trust and Victoria University of Wellington in presenting these family fun events.




Source: Royal Society Te Apārangi