• CREST Awards

    CREST Awards

    Researching/investigating creative and innovative science and technological solutions to practical problems.

  • Funds for Schools and Students

    Follow this link to see the details of financial support we have available, and the current list of competitions for school aged students.

  • International Science Opportunities for students offered by the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2017

    Students who are selected to attend any of these opportunities will be funded up to 70% of their international travel and registration costs.  IMPORTANT INFORMATION Please…

  • Newsletters

    CRESTlets and Heads Up newsletters are available here.

  • Powering Potential

    Powering Potential

    A programme that empowers secondary students to realise their full potential

  • Primary Science Education Conferences 2017

    Primary Science Education Conferences 2017

    2017 Primary Science Education – Pūtaiao i roto i te kura tuatahi

  • Regional Science and Technology Fairs

    There are a number of regional science and technology fairs held in New Zealand that students may wish to participate in:  Taranaki Science & Technology…

  • Resources

    Our archives of educational resources have been contributed by others and may be used freely in the classroom.

  • Science Teaching Leadership Programme

    Opportunities for primary schools, secondary science departments and their participant teachers to enhance the teaching of science within school communities.

  • Teacher Alumni Awards

    From 2011 to 2015, Teacher Alumni Awards recognised the effort and commitment by both teachers and schools in improving science learning following completion of teacher development programmes managed by the Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • Teachers in Industry

    Teachers in Industry

    The Teachers in Industry Programme connects schools/kura with science or technology-intensive businesses in their community.

  • Realise the Dream

    Formerly run prestigious national competition for up to 20 New Zealand secondary school students who had undertaken outstanding science research and technological development

  • BP Challenge

    BP Challenge

    BP Challenge was a hands-on competition where students worked as a team using simple materials to solve challenges. It ran for more than 20 years.  BP…