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The Star of Bethlehem

Sundown is the time of Solstice - mid-summer in the southern hemisphere, mid-winter in the north. But, 2,000 years ago this solstice occurred on December 25th.

At Stonehenge Aotearoa, we have put together a special ...

The Zodiac - Signs In the Sky

To those who can read it, the night sky is a picture book of stories from antiquity. Here are the tales of the gods, heroes and mighty events. These stories are a window into the past that gives us insight to the beliefs ...

Self-Guided Tours of Stonehenge Aotearoa

This is a self-guided tour available during opening hours. You will receive a map, watch an 8-minute film that takes you on a tour of the henge and explains everything, then you take yourself around the henge.

The Whale Riders

Thousands of years ago the ancestors of the first people of Aotearoa set sail from Southeast Asia. Using the stars they explored the great southern ocean. In this presentation, we discuss the legends, star and sea lore, ...

Extraterrestrials

Over the last decade, hundreds of worlds have been discovered around distant stars. Is our world, with its complex biology, just one of a multitude? If other biological worlds and alien civilisations exist in the Galaxy ...

Make a Ring Band Workshop

Make a beautiful custom jewellery piece by learning the basic techniques of silversmithing.

Class level: All Levels
Age requirements: 15 and older
Class size limit: 7
Teacher: Sandra Schmid of Sandra Schmid ...

Self-Guided Tours of Stonehenge Aotearoa

This is a self-guided tour available during opening hours. You will receive a map, watch an 8-minute film that takes you on a tour of the henge and explains everything, then take yourself around the henge.

The Universe In Space and Time

Starting with the (astronomical) basics this presentation builds to provide a comprehensive survey of our present knowledge of the Universe, its origin and evolution. No prior astronomical knowledge is assumed. Weather ...

Matariki and The Winter Solstice

The Maori new year occurs close to the Winter Solstice in the southern hemisphere. The herald of the Maori new year is the rising of star cluster Matariki, also known at the Seven Sisters. They are perhaps, the most ...

Giant Knitting

Learn all about the giant knitting craze right here in Martinborough! Kate will show you how to knit a giant blanket of your very own using pure New Zealand wool.

Class level: All levels
Age requirements: 15 and ...

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