Free Teacher Visits
Autumn has arrived with more indoor activities to look forward to! If you haven't visited us for a while, come for a free visit with two children. This is the perfect opportunity to check out all our new developments and see how the aquarium has changed this year.
If you would like to come for a free visit with two children contact Karlie. Tickets will be issued in your name and will be valid for three months.
Meeting of the Minds-Technology in the Aquarium!
On 5 & 12 June 2013 Talented and Gifted students of Year 5-8 can
attend Technology in the Aquarium, one of four free half day
programmes at the aquarium.
Two sessions run each day - 9:15am-11:30 am and 12:15pm-2:30 pm.
Up to 10 students per school are encouraged to attend.
Schools need to register their students now to avoid missing out.
Biodiversity Days Celebration
Book your juniors in for a free session at the aquarium. During the week of 20 to 24 May there will be a unique opportunity for Year 1-3 students who may not normally have the privilege of visiting the aquarium, to join us for a free fun day.
Children will be taken on a tour of the aquarium, feed fish and have peeks of the Behind the Scenes areas at the aquarium.
45 minute sessions run each day and groups are invited to spend more time for reflection after the programme. Up to 10 students per school are encouraged to attend. Schools need to register their students now to avoid missing out.
Careers Day – Wednesday 19 June
Year 7-10 students spend an informative, hands-on day learning about careers working with animals. This is an extremely popular programme – so book early!
Bus discount from Nimon's
Nimon's and Sons bus company are giving schools that visit the aquarium a very special discounted rate. Just quote "Aquanim" when booking and they will give you the discount.
See the zones below for rates for your area.
Depart from Napier or Westshore area schools to the National Aquarium. Remain there for two hours and then return to school.
$120.00 GST Incl per bus
Depart from Taradale or Tamatea area schools to the National Aquarium. Remain there for two hours and then return to school.
$156.00 GST Incl per bus
Depart from Havelock North, Hastings or Flaxmere schools to the National Aquarium. Remain there for two hours and then return to school.
$236.00 GST Incl per bus
We endeavour to support local businesses and appreciate the discounting from Nimon's during these tough economic times.
Did you know?
Carol will be volunteering as the Education Officer onboard the JOIDES Resolution research ship for the upcoming Expedition 341- South Alaskan margin from 29 May until 29 July.
Make a booking for a live
ship-to-shore video broadcast
Carol looks forward to sharing this opportunity with you and hopes you can join her along the way! Please feel free to pass this along to any of your colleagues.
Contact Carol directly with any questions and for classroom educational resources.