News - Stardome

New Show Winter Stories in the Sky planetarium show

NEW SHOW: Winter Stories in the Sky

May 7, 2018

Education Manager, Vanessa Rancour, has invested many hours into the development of a new, Stardome produced planetarium show.  As one of the educators here at Stardome, I get a lot of...Read More

Stellar Content APS

A Weekend of Stellar Content

February 22, 2018

Education Manager, Vanessa Rancour, reports on her recent visit to Otago for the Australasian Planetarium Society (APS) conference. We admit a planetarium conference may not sound that exciting to...Read More

BfM Spaced Out Radio

Spaced Out! Stardome on 95bFM

November 14, 2017

The Stardome-sponsored ‘Spaced Out’ show has been running on bFM for more than six years. This 10-minute radio segment features astronomy educator David Britten discussing current events and...Read More

The Great Christmas Giveback

The Great Christmas Giveback Returns!

November 7, 2017

Christmas can be a stressful time of year, not only for individuals and families, but also for the charitable organisations that support those in need. For the fourth year, Stardome has connected...Read More

Stardome Board Appointment

Stardome Announces New Board Appointment

November 2, 2017

Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is pleased to announce that a new trustee has joined the Auckland Observatory and Planetarium Trust board. James Hawes has been appointed to the Stardome...Read More

The Farthest Film Stardome Lates

One of Humankind’s Greatest Achievements

October 18, 2017

From the invention of the wheel to splitting an atom; from modern medicine to stepping foot on the Moon, humankind has indeed accomplished some incredible feats. One achievement that sits near the...Read More

Dark Sky Sanctuary

Dark Sky Celebrations on Great Barrier Island

August 29, 2017

Sitting on Auckland's doorstep, beautiful Great Barrier Island recently became a designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The island is only one of three sanctuaries in the world, which meant...Read More