Science – not just for scientists

Science is fun. Science is cool. Science is everywhere. Science is at your library. Science Alive are free drop-in science sessions from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at your local library. This is an after school science programme presented by Science Alive. Excellent Science Alive educators lead children through interactive activities to stimulate their interest in science…
View More about Science – not just for scientists

Find your Kiwi soldier

It was 100 years ago that soldiers from Germany, France, and Britain and her colonies went to war in a part of France and Belgium that was once known as Flanders. It wasn't long before the war had spread to Russia, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa. Thousands of men went to war and, although…
View More about Find your Kiwi soldier

Adult Learners’ Week — He Tangata Mātauranga: an opportunity to try something new

My grade three teacher confused me. He told me that he learned something new every day. How could that be? He was a teacher and he knew everything. My grandmother and her sister added to my primary school-aged confusion by telling me that they enjoyed learning new things all the time. What was going on…
View More about Adult Learners’ Week — He Tangata Mātauranga: an opportunity to try something new

My five poets challenge

It is well known that my high school English teachers almost killed poetry for me. However, I never quite gave up on it and I am always very happy when I stumble upon a new poem. These serendipitous discoveries usually occur when I’m reading a book or watching a film. But National Poetry Day is…
View More about My five poets challenge
31 - 40 of 40