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Volcanoes Outreach Programme

Thursday and Fridays – Terms 3 and 4, 2018

Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

Auckland Museum is bringing our Volcanoes programme to your school!

Years 1 - 8, maximum 30 students
Free, 50 mins - 1 hour
Thursday and Fridays– Terms 3 and 4, 2018
Schools across Auckland Area
New Zealand Curriculum
Nature of Science, Planet Earth and Beyond, Earth Systems 1–3, Interacting Systems 1–2, Social Studies 1–3


Explore Tāmaki Makaurau’s volcanic stories and discover what lies beneath the feet of Aucklanders. Students will get hands-on with volcanic materials as well as explore a Māori worldview of volcanoes, learn about Auckland’s volcanic field, and how to prepare for and what to do if an eruption occurs.

This programme has been created with the support of EQC and in partnership with Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management.