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NIWA Auckland City Science and Technology Fair 2017

31st August - 2nd September 2017
Epsom Girls Grammar School Hall
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2017 Bringing Research to Reality

05/7/17 - Updated Forms! Safety, photo consent, animal care, and micro-organisms. Download from links on the right.

29/6/17 - Updated Info Booklets! Download from the links on the right hand side of this page. As always, if you spot any corrections needed, let us know.

11/04/17 - Needing a resource to help guide and motivate your students starting projects? Check out the new pdf and powerpoint presentation from Trev. If you have something that you think would be handy for other teachers let us know! Intropdf, IntroPowerpoint10MB, IntroPowerpoint65MB

17/03/2017 - Welcome to the NIWA Auckland Science and Technology Fair for 2017!

Please note all the dates, times and places in the Timeline Information section below and mark them in your calendar.  

Time to make your teacher read this website and get the students creating ideas! What topic are you interested in? There’s no time like the present. For the older ones you can sign up to our Facebook page for feedback and regular updates.

Teachers need to register their school now here.

Students, find out if your school is doing the Fair. If not then talk to us via Facebook to find a mentor for you.

Timeline for 2017

Recommended School Dates

Term 1 - Science Skills, Fair Testing, Idea Research

Term 2 - Complete project! (Doesn’t that sound easy?)

Term 3 - Week 1 - Projects due for school fair! (Friday)
Term 3 - Week 2 - Judging!
Term 3 - Week 3 - Finalists prep and complete time

Fair Dates

Entries Close
Monday 21st August

Fair Set up - Epsom Girls Grammar Hall
Thursday 31st August 5 - 8.30 p.m.

Judging Day
Friday 1st September 7 am – 5 p.m.

Friday 1st September 5.30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 2nd September 9.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pack down
Saturday 2nd September 5.30 - 8 p.m.

Prize Giving

Monday 11th September 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Raye Freedman Arts Centre
Epsom Girls Grammar School
Silver Road, Epsom, Auckland

Committee Meetings:
Thursdays - Kings Prep School 4:15pm

16 March
6 April
11 May
15 June
6 July
3 August
24 August
21 September final meeting of year


Animal Care Form


“The NIWA Auckland Science and Technology Fair, which is an annual event, celebrates the excellence in scientific and technological investigation carried out by Auckland City Year 7 to Year 13 students.”

From the very big, to the very small.
What will your project be finding out about?