January, 2019

Sat19Jan10:00 am3:00 pmOur star the Sun: holiday activity at the Auckland Botanic Gardens for kids age 12+10:00 am - 3:00 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Where:South AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)

Our star the sun


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Auckland Botanic Gardens

102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland

Event Details

Join the team from Stardome Observatory & Planetarium at the Auckland Botanic Gardens and learn about our very own star, the Sun:

• Construct your very own sundial to tell the time of day by observing sunlight shadows
• Experiment with light to discover the invisible power of the Sun
• Learn about how we view the Sun differently through the day as well as through the year
• Find out answers to your astronomical questions!

Suitable for children aged 12+, accompanied by a parent.

Bookings required: Please bring your ticket on the day (printed or on your phone).

Book your ticket for the time-slot you’d like to attend on Saturday 19 January – the hour-long session is repeated hourly at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Please book for the number of children attending (all children to be accompanied by an adult).


FREE – booking required.