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. 



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!


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!


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?!


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.


She Can Code

19 - 27 May 2018
Online, Virtual

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


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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