By Team Techweek2

We live at a time where the next generation will be fluent in the language of digital technologies, which this series of kids-focused tech events celebrates. From after-school gaming club to robot-building workshops and hackathons for kids, there's no end of educational tech fun to be had this Techweek'18. See events below. 

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Free

Coding and Game Design for Kids

19 May 2018 — 10:30am
War Memorial Library, Other

Make a game and learn to code the fun way!

Free

Creative Coding Minecraft Competition

20 - 27 May 2018
Te Hapua Halswell Library , Christchurch

Join a team, let's get coding in Minecraft!

$

Creatures of the Night

26 May 2018 — 1:30pm
Kiwi North, Northland

Scary spooks? Things that go bump in the night?
Find them all in our monster fun-filled workshop!

$

Kids Fortnite Fun Victory Royale Challenge

20 May 2018 — 12:00pm
TenForward Technology Lounge for Kids, Auckland

Are your kids all about playing Fortnite? Send your budding eSports enthusiasts to our fun multi-platform Fortnite challenge afternoon!

Free

Kids Hackathon

26 May 2018 — 10:00am
The Mind Lab by Unitec Gisborne, Gisborne

The Mind Lab by Unitec presents Tairawhiti's first kids hackathon

$

Kids' Robotics Challenges!

26 May 2018 — 10:00am
Imagination Station, Christchurch

A 2-hour robotics challenge session for kids!

$

Light Up Your Life

26 May 2018 — 10:30am
Kiwi North, Northland

Create your own wall-hanging or soft toy that lights up at the push of a button! Who knew electronics was this much fun?!

Free

Minecraft Hour of Code

26 May 2018 — 1:00pm
Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin

Take part in a supervised online tutorial that will help you explore computer coding, working with the popular Minecraft game.

$

OMGTech! & MOTATs Tech Week-end 2018

26 - 27 May 2018
MOTAT - Gate C, Auckland

A fun weekend of exploring science, robotics, electronics and more for 8 - 12 year old kids!

$

Screenies Children's Film Festival

19 - 20 May 2018
TAPAC, Auckland

Screenies Children's Film Festival brings the magic of stories from around the world to the big screen for kids from 3 to 15 years.

Free

She Can Code

19 - 27 May 2018
Online, Virtual

Celebrating the 125th anniversary of women being awesome in Aotearoa with coding

Free

She Can Code at EPIC Innovation

23 May 2018 — 4:30pm
EPIC, Christchurch

Celebrating the 125th anniversary of women being awesome in Aotearoa with girls and women coding

$

Streaming for Kids: How-To Session

22 May 2018 — 5:00pm
TenForward Technology Lounge for Kids, Auckland

Attack On Geek presents ‘Streaming 101’, an educational class for kids who aspire to become content creators, streamers and ‘YouTubers’.

$

TenForward Technology Lounge for Kids

21 - 25 May 2018
TenForward Technology Lounge for Kids, Auckland

Do you have kids who love gaming, YouTubing, and pop culture? TenForward Technology Lounge is the after school care programme for them!

$

Tūhura Otago Community Trust Science Centre

19 - 27 May 2018
Otago Museum, Dunedin

Visit NZ's newest state-of-the-art science centre, featuring an interactive experiments area, 3-story tropical forest and planetarium.


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