Friday, 27 January 2017

Ready, set, go ..... Term 1

Term 1 2017 begins 

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first day for students is ...

Thursday 2nd February


The Innovators In Discussion
The Innovators in Discussion
To celebrate the launch of MOTAT's new exhibition, The Innovators, we are excited to announce The Innovators in Discussion, a talks series highlighting Kiwi innovation and ingenuity.
Join leading digital graphics and VR entrepreneur Ian Taylor as he talks about innovation in New Zealand, followed by a panel discussion with colleagues from Animation Research, John Rendall and Stu Smith. Drinks and canapes will be served, with the opportunity view MOTAT's brand new The Innovators exhibition.
Tickets: $25* for adults, $15* for students including drinks and canapes
Weekends of Imagination
Weekends of Imagination
February: Operation Counter Attack 
Engage in a number of interactive games that are designed to foster strategic and critical thinking for children. The games aim to demonstrate how thoughtful analysis of a situation can determine successful outcomes across a broad range of activities. The games will include, classic table top strategy games, an airsoft shooting gallery, village games, giant chess, and ‘GO’ 

Fire & Rescue Day
Fire and Rescue Day
19 February
Our Fire and Rescue Day is back again! Bring the whole family along and learn all about everything Fire and Rescue. Activities and attractions include demonstrations by NZ Fire Service, Civil Defense and Red Cross Displays, Dog Squad Display, Speed Lazers and so much more. This is one event you won’t want to miss! 

Code @ MOTAT
Code @ MOTAT
Every Tuesday 4-5pm throughout Term 1 (07 Feb – 11 April)  
Our coding club, Code@ MOTAT,  gives kiwi kids an opportunity to find out how much fun it is to create their own games and apps. Like all Code Clubs it’s free to attend, and runs once a week after school. There will be volunteers from the programming industry to provide lots of one-on-one support to help kids through the challenges of learning coding languages, and encouragement from their fellow coders as well!
Prohibition Party
Prohibition Party
4 March, 7PM-11PM
Relive all the glamour of the roaring 20s and the bygone prohibition era with an Adults only night at MOTAT. Get dressed in your most shimmering outfit and join us for a decadently intoxicating evening of speakeasies, poker, jazz, gangsters and the Charleston. Please note that this event is R18 and that there will be no door sales. 

Military Day

5 March
Round up the troops, MOTAT's Military Day is back! Immerse yourself into the life of a soldier for a day. Be surrounded by a wide range of military vehicle displays, collection objects and information. Activities include live battle re-enactments, vehicle displays, vehicle rides and much more
Join the MOTAT Bears for an awesome day out at our annual Fire and Rescue event. Our MOTAT Shops are prepped with all you need, from fire helmets and high viz vests to dress up in, toy fire trucks and ambulances, plus fire, police and ambulance themed baby bibs!
Prepare for our Military Day in March. Check out our military helmets, camo sunhats, army vehicle model kits and more. For the enthusiasts we also have a wide range of books covering military vehicles and aircraft at our MOTAT 2 Shop.
Join MOTAT Mates to enjoy 10% off all MOTAT Shop items plus discounted entries to our partnering venues