With education a key focus at the National Aquarium, there's always something new going on or coming up soon. Our education programmes are constantly evolving and we also support nationwide events such as Seaweek along with our very own Meeting of the Minds and Waste Aware programmes. Read all about it here and on our Facebook page.
Aquarium studies a hit with US students
Two United States university students who have just spent a month at the National Aquarium of New Zealand say the experience has been world-class and they would encourage other students to do the same.
7 July 2016
Joan Wiffen Dinosaur Exhibit on the Move
If you’re visiting us over the next couple of weeks you’ll notice the Joan Wiffen Dinosaur exhibit isn’t on display. Don’t worry though as its only temporary
6 July 2016
Youth Award for Aquarium Volunteer
Aquarium volunteer, Jake Brookie, won the 2016 Volunteering Hawkes Bay Youth Award for his service to the aquarium as a guide and educator. We are very proud of Jake and very grateful for his commitment to conservation and education at the aquarium.
6 July 2016
Youth Science Camp - Nurturing tomorrow’s scientists
Almost 150 youngsters had their inner Einstein nudged during May, as they dissected fish, fermented yeast and built and programmed robots, among other things.
30 May 2016
New After School Programme
Aquarium's new after school programme puts fun spin on science
18 May 2016
Seaweek Poetry Competition Winners 2016
Here are the winners of the annual Seaweek Poetry Competition for 2016!
9 March 2016