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Tue 15 May 2018, 5:30pm–7:30pm

Where: The Dowse Art Museum, 45 Laings Rd, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Registration Types:

  • Admission: Free
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Listed by: Hutt City Council

The 2018 New Zealand Space Challenge ( is made possible in
partnership with SpaceBase ( and ChristchurchNZ (, in
collaboration with numerous national and regional partners. This year’s problem statement
focuses on finding better ways to navigate Antarctica as an analogue to space missions in the

Each region will select a finalist who will go on to compete for the $40k grand prize at
the Tech Week “Extreme Environments: From Antarctica to Space” event in Christchurch on 24
May. In this event, top applicants in the Wellington, Taranaki and Whanganui-Manawatu area will
pitch their ideas to a panel of regional judges to determine the Finalist in Region. The regional
winner will receive at least six months of in-kind incubation support and mentorship to develop
their ideas and solutions, in addition to the opportunity to compete for the grand prize.