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Antarctic Family Day in Wellington

Come along to a free family-friendly Antarctic information day and have all your questions answered by Antarctic experts. There will be a lot of different hands-on activities from putting up a polar tent to trying on real Antarctic clothing.

Got any questions about Antarctica? Come along to a free family-friendly Antarctic information day and have all your questions answered by Antarctic experts.

We’ll have lots of hands-on activities including:
-Putting up a real polar tent
-Trying on real Antarctic clothing
-Reading climate from a sediment core
-Antarctic rocks and fossils
-Mummified Emperor Penguin!

We’ll also have short information sessions throughout the day from Wellington-based experts on topics like: What life is really like in an Antarctic field camp? What it’s like to dive under ice and into the frozen ocean? What role does Antarctica play in Earth’s climate?

Saturday 10 August, Miramar Central School Hall 38 Park Rd, Miramar, Wellington Drop in anytime between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm

Organised by the NZ Antarctic Society, with the support of NIWA, Victoria University of Wellington, and the University of Canterbury. For queries contact WellingtonAntarctic@gmail.com

SPEAKER

Dr Natalie Robinson, & more than 20 Antarctic experts

ORGANISATION

NZ Antarctic Society

VENUE/DATE

Miramar Central School Hall, 38 Park Rd, Miramar, Wellington

11:00am Sat 10 August, 2019 - 3:00pm Sat 10 August, 2019