Events for Kids

Events for Kids


Techweek2021 has a wonderful selection of interactive events aimed at primary school aged children. Perfect if you have a LEGO lover, gamer or budding developer in your family.

Check out our kids events below:

Moonhack 2021

22 May — 8:00am - 7:00pm Free

Code your way to the stars in Moonhack 2021!


Tech21 Summit

24 May — 9:45am - 2:00pm Free

A one day Summit to spark inspiration for Technology Learning career pathways.
This event is invite-only

Why is engineering important? Ask a primary school student!

Aurecon, Ōtautahi Christchurch
24 May — 4:00pm - 5:00pm Free

Why is engineering important? We ask a design scholar, an engineering graduate and a primary school student for their perspective.


Alexander Library, Whanganui District Library, Whanganui
24 — 28 May Free

From phonebooks to microfilm scanners - a hands-on demonstration of the technology used to research local heritage, history and whakapapa.

Library TechZone

Whanganui District Library, Whanganui
24 — 27 May Free

Join us at the Whanganui District Library for a demonstration of coding using Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi and Ozobot devices.


Explore Hillary’s Hut - Antarctica in VR

AUT City Campus, Auckland
25 May — 10:00am - 4:00pm Free

Step inside Sir Ed’s Antarctic hut using fully immersive virtual reality.

Hour of Code

Hakeke Community Centre and Library , Whanganui
26 May — 3:30pm - 5:00pm Free

If you’re 7-12 years old, come join us for a hands-on experience of how technology works and how you can use coding to be creative!

Computer Basics

Grey District Library, West Coast
27 May — 2:00pm - 4:00pm Free

Computer Basics takes you through the basics of a computer and creates a solid foundation for continued digital literacy learning.

Te Moananui ā Toi Can Code

27 — 28 May Free

Our Hangarau Matihiko workshops are back for 2021!

Clean Tech: Touch the Future

Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki, Taranaki
28 May — 2:00pm - 5:00pm Free

Heard about hydrogen and other transitional tech and want to know more? Visit the experts from GNS Science at Taranaki Techweek!

Algo-Rhythm: A whānau day of technology and music

National Library, Wellington
29 May — 10:00am - 1:00pm Free

Discover the future of technology and music at Algo-rhythm with performances, VR, and more!

LEGO Technologies: WeDo2.0 for kids

Tūranga, Ōtautahi Christchurch
29 May — 10:00am - 2:30pm Paid

Try out some of Imagination Station's newest robotics equipment for kids!

LEGO Technologies: WeDo2.0 for kids

Tūranga, Ōtautahi Christchurch
29 May — 1:30pm - 2:30pm Paid


Indie Game Showcase

GridAKL / John Lysaght, Auckland
29 May — 2:00pm - 5:00pm Free

A mixture of established and up-and-coming game developers will be showcasing their games to all who wish to attend.

LEGO Technologies: Spike Prime Robotics

Tūranga, Ōtautahi Christchurch
29 May — 3:00pm - 5:00pm Paid

Challange a friend to a battle with Imagination Station's newest robotics equipment, "Spike Prime"!

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