Upcoming events

Members, for booking information and links to eventbrite for these events, please see your e-newsletter. If you would like to join the Explorers Club, Please read this and contact Zara

.Sunday 31st March – , 2pm : Wellington Explorers AGM and Deconstruction Activity at Brooklyn Community Hall, Harrison street Brooklyn.

Thursday 11th April 2019, 7-9pm: Parent Presentation/talk with Rosemary Cathcart QSM.
Tuesday 23rd OR Wednesday 24th April Time tbc – Exclusive tour/talk with Play by Play, NZ Gaming Festival.   Times and date to be confirmed. (School holidays)
Saturday 27th April 2019 – Exploring Mars with Mars expert and Space Place Scientist Haritina Mogosanu.  Time and cost to be confirmed.
Check out Haritina’s webpage for amazing details and an idea of where our talk might go!  https://milky-way.kiwi/
Thursday 2nd May 2019, 7-9 pm: Parent Presentation/talk with NZAGC President Brooke Trenwith.
Saturday 11th May 2019 (evening) – Star Gazing and Astrology with Matt Reading.  Whitby.  Time to be confirmed.
Sunday 28th July 2019.  Astrobiology with Space Place Scientist Haritina Mogosanu.  Time and cost to be confirmed.

Circus hub

Hi all
A few dates for you and events we have coming up soon.
Our first event is a fun, get the kids moving event with Circus Hub in Newtown.  We have booked a special session just for our Explorer children to work with the Circus Hub trainers, to explore body movement, body awareness, circus tricks etc.  It will be lots of fun, so book your spot quick!
Saturday 23rd February 2019, 12noon – 1.30pm, $18 per child. 4+ years.
Check your email for details.

Parent guide to dual enrollment added to site

We’ve uploaded our guide to enrolling in Te Kura Correspondence school as a new page on our website. Now’s a great time to raise the possibility of doing 2 subjects at a higher level with your school. There is a bit of prep work involved so starting early will help!

Parliament, the Solar System and Archaeology – October 18 Events

Hi all
Please check out the following links for up-coming events for members:
Tuesday 2nd October – Tour of Parliament and Meeting with the Hon. Tracey Martin
Sunday 7th October – Whitby’s Scale Solar System Walk
Saturday 20th October – Archaeological Walk through Wellington with Archaeologist Mary O’Keefe
With regards
Elizabeth McKee
Secretary – Wellington Explorers

Pizza and Philosophy

Hello Explorers!

We are pleased to announce our inaugural Pizza and Philosophy event with Professor Nicholas Agar of Victoria University’s School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations.

This event will be held on August 11 at St Theresa’s School, and is for Explorers 8 and over.

Further details can be found on the Eventbrite page, www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/pizza-and-philosophy-11th-august-2018-2-4pm-10-years-tickets-48104905066

Play by Play Festival

We have been given the chance to visit the amazing Play by Play festival and talk to the organisers and game designers about the gaming industry, career options and then we have an opportunity to try out some new indie games on display. If you would like to attend, please check your email for eventbrite ticket information. If you need to get on the email list, please contact the events organiser Elizabeth.

This is happening on Wednesday the 18th of April at 1pm.

See: playbyplay.co.nz for details of the week long festival.

March and April fun!

We had a great time at Timbernook last week lighting fires, learning bush safety and toasting marshmallows over the fire. In April we are visiting the Play By Play exhibition and the New Zealand Ballet. Keep an eye out for emails with more details.