Chatham Islands Festival Of Science 2022

16 – 21 August

Chatham Islands and Science:

For over 150 years the Chatham Islands have been visited by international scientists to study the geology of gondwana,

observer weather patterns, map the solar system, monitor seismic movement, and much more. 

The Chatham Islands Festival of Science aims to draw locals and visitors to enjoy several days of science-inspired events including talks, field visits and panels with world-renowned scientists. This year’s celebration of science covers a wide range of topics from ecology, weather, geology, and future of the environment.

Youth and family-oriented activities include hands-on workshops exploring a variety of subjects. Mark your diaries now for 16-21 August and register your interest in attending with

Partners to date include Massey and Waikato Universities, GNS, The Cawthorn Institute, The Met Service, UNITEC, QuakeCore.


Please have a look and enjoy the short video from Hamish Campbell’s  field trip last year.