News

Meet the Team – Paul

5 Jul 2017

Paul is one of the Zeiss Telescope volunteers at Stardome. On clear nights he gives tours of the... Read more

Matariki stars

The Science in the Stars

23 May 2017

Astronomy has ancient connections to cultures around the world, including New Zealand. This... Read more

Matariki Dawn

It’s Matariki season!

May 18, 2017

It's no secret that we love Matariki at Stardome. In the days leading up to the month of Matariki Stardome is filled with students here to learn about this unique New Zealand connection to the...Read More

Stardome's 50th event

Stardome Turns 50!

March 13, 2017

On 21 March 1967, the doors to the new Auckland Observatory opened. Fifty years on, people are still looking up at the night sky from the same location, in what is now known as Stardome...Read More

Mangere Mountain

Stardome at Mangere Mountain

March 13, 2017

We're excited to announce a partnership with Mangere Mountain. The Stardome education team has worked with the Mangere Mountain Education Centre to create a unique, daytime experience for all the...Read More

New Show at Stardome – Capturing the Cosmos

February 27, 2017

Stardome has a new fulldome planetarium show starting in March, made by the team at the Melbourne Planetarium in partnership with the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), a...Read More

Bruce Springsteen asteroid

Out in the Night – Asteroid Springsteen

February 20, 2017

Bruce Springsteen is a rock star for the ages. His hits, too numerous to list, define the genre. This month Springsteen lands in Auckland to play to thousands at Mt Smart Stadium. Meanwhile,...Read More