In The Media
Astronomy Radio Shows
Fortnightly Show with
Stardome's David Britten
Weekly Show with Stardome
Astronomer Dr Grant Christie
Join 95bFM's Jack every second Friday at 4:30pm for 'Spaced Out' with Stardome Astronomy Educator David Britten, and find out more about space, astronomy and our universe.
Listen to Stardome Astronomer Dr Grant Christie on Radio Live's Weekend Wireless show with Graeme Hill every Saturday at 12:15pm.
Stardome has a YouTube channel where you can find lots of interesting media stories about astronomy and space science. Check it out here
Wednesday 14th November 2012
TV One News
Wednesday 14th November 2012
Thursday 8th November 2012
TVNZ - One News
Thursday 7th November 2012
What I Do
Sunday Star Times - April 1st 2012
Beth van der Leoff talks to the Sunday Star Times about what she does at Stardome.
Astronomers prepare for rare Venus transit
NZ Herald - March 16th 2012
"New Zealand is in for an astronomical treat this June when the country will be perfectly positioned to see the planet Venus transit across the face of the Sun..." view article here
Spectacular Aurora over NZ Tonight - Herald Article
Sunday Star Times Article
January 8th 2012
Total Lunar Eclipse
11 December 2011
TV3 covered the big event at Stardome - click here
Kia Ora Magazine (Air NZ in-flight mag)
TVNZ interview Stardome's David Britten about the eclipse - click here
Scoop news (story and images supplied by Stardome) - click here
MSN News (story and images supplied by Stardome) - click here
Coup De Main Magazine (story and images supplied by Stardome) - click here
Auckland Council 'Our Auckland' event listing - click here
School Holiday Sessions
6th October 2011
The Aucklander loves Stardome's School Holiday Sessions.
New Reduced Prices at Stardome
27th July 2011
Auckland Central Leader article about the new reduced prices at Stardome.
Buying Property on the Moon
(Fair Go, TV One) - 15th June 2011
Fair Go talk to Stardome Astronomy Educator David Britten about where the best real estate on the Moon lies, and examine what you are really getting if you buy property there. Have a look here
Stardome's Grant Christie explains Matariki on 95bFM Radio Station. Listen here.
Four planets aligning on horizon
(Wanganui Chronicle) - 26th May 2011
John Carson of Mowhanau likes to get up early and this autumn his habit has been rewarded by a spectacular display in the dawn sky. Have a look here
Kiwi astronomers help discover wandering planets
19th May 2011
TV3 Story about kiwi astronomers involvement in the discovery of wandering planets. Have a look here.
Family Trip to Outer Space
NZ Herald - 19th April 2011
Budding astronauts love Auckland's Stardome, writes Alex Tully in the Herald Travel section. Have a look here.
50th Anniversary of the First Human in Space
TV3 - 12 April 2011
TV3 news picked up this story we sent them and showed some clips of Yuri Gagarin's historic journey here
Meteor Lights Up Auckland
29th March 2011
Stardome Astronomer Dr Grant Christie is quoted in this NZ Herald story here
Stardome Astronomy Educator David Britten is quoted talking about the meteor sighting here
TV One's Breakfast - 18 Jan 2011
Stardome Astronomy presenter Colin James talks about the 13th astrological star sign here
Lonely Planet 'The Cities Book'