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Sep 14 - Sep 20

Conservation Week

Aotearoa New Zealand's wildlife is still in crisis. More than 4000 of our native animals and plants are threatened or at risk. Conservation Week is a chance to bring everyone together to do something - big or small - to create change. Nature needs us.

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STEM Tauranga

Oct 12 Bay of Plenty

Tauranga STEM Festival 2019

Get a buzz learning about drones, virtual reality and augmented reality, and see messy science experiments, large-scale engineering exhibits, exciting new technologies and engineering demonstrations. Tauranga’s first-ever Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival will be an exciting day for children, younger people, and families.

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Oct 20 - Oct 23 Wellington

9th Botanic Gardens Australia & New Zealand Congress

Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc presents Plants from the past: plants for the future, the 9th BGANZ Congress, to be held at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington on 20-23 October 2019. Plants have brought Australasian Botanic Gardens together though BGANZ every 2 years since 2003 and Wellington Botanic Garden is 150 years old in 2019, so what better way to celebrate our botanic gardens by getting together for the increasingly popular BGANZ Congress.

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Oct 22 Bay of Plenty

Biosecurity Excellence Symposium 2019

Celebrate the first anniversary of the Tauranga Moana Biosecurity Capital by getting along to its Biosecurity Excellence Symposium. You'll hear inspirational discussions about biosecurity, what has been collaboratively achieved across the region, and where efforts can focus next.

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Nov 4 Auckland

New Zealand Biosecurity Awards Dinner

The New Zealand Biosecurity Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to protecting our country. The 2019 Award winners will be announced at the Awards dinner on Monday 4 November 2019, Auckland Museum Event Centre. Tickets for the Awards dinner will be on sale from September.

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Nov 13 - Nov 15 Canterbury

New Zealand Agricultural Show 2019

Country comes to town in a mix of colour, excitement, innovation and competition. Biosecurity New Zealand staff will be available on the Ministry for Primary Industries' stand - come along and find out about current biosecurity activity and ask your biosecurity questions.

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Dec 1 - Dec 5 Canterbury

New Zealand Ecologicaly Society Conference

The theme for the New Zealand Ecologicaly Society 2019 Conference is Ngā Koiora o Konei / Biodiversity Where We Are, recognising the dire state of biodiversity at global, national and local levels, and the pressing need to document, understand and conserve biodiversity where we live. Come and the New Zealand Ecologicaly Society at Lincoln University, Christchurch on 1 - 5 December to hear about the latest research in ecology and conservation, and join in on lively discussions on how best to manage our treasured biodiversity.

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Feb 12 - Feb 14 Southland

Southern Field Days

Three jam-packed days of the latest in rural technology, equipment, ideas and entertainment. Have a chat to Biosecurity New Zealand staff, who will be at the Ministry for Primary Industries' stand.

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Mar 13 - Mar 14 Otago

Wanaka A&P Show

The famous Jack Russell Race is a must do for visitors to the Wanaka A&P Show, held in late summer in a spectacular setting alongside the lake. The Ministry for Primary Industries will have a trade stand where you can have a chat to Biosecurity New Zealand staff about current biosecurity activity.

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