Science LEOTC opportunities in Tauranga and BOP

  • House of Science: Connecting and resourcing the local science community in order to celebrate the power and potential of science. This organisation is linked to local industry and Waikato University and is designed to provide teachers with science inservice and science resources. They also have programs for classrooms and afterschool science activities for students (there are costs). House of Science
  • NZ Marine Services recycle waste oil. Suitable for upper primary/intermediate classes. Material World linked with Living Worldas there is an emphasis on environmental issues with this firm. Michael McCarthy can present to the class and provide a tour. Contact: Mike McCarthy
216-218 Totara Street / PO Box 5286 Mount Maunganui
Ph: + 64 7 575 8445 / MOB + 64 0274 763754 / F: + 64 7 575 8482
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  • Bakels Edible Oils creates a range of cooking oils. Suitable for all primary/intermediate classes with a focus on the Material World. Joy Thompson | Technical Manager| Bakels Edible Oils (NZ) Ltd
    + 64 7 927 2443 | ( + 64 21 534 598 | PO Box 4117 Mt Maunganui 3149
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  • Classic Flyers have tours of the Flying Museum. They give talks about aviation science and the science of flight. They can also include tours of the airport.
Classic Flyers
Jean Batton Drive
Mt Maunganui
Ph: 572 4000
Contact person:Beth Chapman or

  • Ballance Agri-Nutrients have tours and talks about agri-chemical science.
161 Hewletts Road
Mt Maunganui
Ph: 572 7900
Contact person: Dr Terry Smith