KEEPING WATCH: KO TĀTOU | BIOSECURITY WORKSHOP
Sunday 18 August 2019 | 1pm
There’s lots of good bugs in our backyards, BUT there’s some bad bugs we would not want in our gardens or community! Stinky, nasty pests like the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) or the destructive Queensland fruit fly. Come along to a Bad Bugs Biosecurity Session brought to you by Biosecurity New Zealand and Ko Tātou This is Us. You’ll learn how you can be involved in protecting Aotearoa against pests and diseases, and also get to see a BMSB detector dog in action! Suitable for the whole family.
Free event | No bookings required
BUGS - OUR BACKYARD HEROES EXHIBITION
29 June - 11 September 2019 | Golden Homes & Mitre 10 Mega Create Galleries
This exhibition will take you on a journey to meet some living creepy crawlies, explore our native bugs and discover their superpowers.
DIY: LOVE THE BUGS
Sunday 14 July 2019 | 1pm - 3pm
Join us in the July school holidays to make your own seed bomb, mini garden and bug hotel. Suitable for all ages.
Every Monday during term time | 22 July - 9 September | 4pm - 4.30pm
Meet the bugs with a tour through the exhibition. Learn about good bugs and bad bugs and hear insights into the life of a bug. Suitable for ages 5-12 years.
Visa Wellington on a Plate
THE BACKYARD PICNIC
Friday 23 August 2019 | 6pm - 9pm
Sometimes insects are a perfect picnic companion. Enjoy an indoor picnic and explore Bugs: Our Backyard Heroes exhibition.