Kaikōura Dark Sky EXPO

Come along to our EXPO from the 22nd to 28th May 2023 in the Exhibition Suite at the Mayfair Theatre and learn all about our proposed International Dark Sky Sancutary. … Read more

EXPO – 5 Stargazing evenings

As part of the Kaikōura Dark Sky EXPO week from Monday 22nd to Friday 27th May 2023 there will be stargazing from the Mayfair Starlight Balcony every evening from 7pm … Read more

Telescope Stargazing Evening

As as part of International Dark Sky Week come along and discover the splendours of the Kaikōura night sky on Tuesday 25th April (NEW DATE) The Kaikōura Dark Sky Trust invite you … Read more

Introduction to Astro Photography Workshop

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Saturday 6th August, 5.30pm at Encounter Kaikoura. Join Rachel Gillespie for an astro photography workshop with free location astro photoshoot afterwards. The evening covers the following: Where I go and … Read more

Matariki Quiz

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Friday 17th June from 5-7pm at the Scout Hall. Hosted by the Kaikōura Youth Council, this fun fact-finding event to celebrate Matariki is open to all and free.

International Dark Sky Inspirational Evening

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As part of International Dark Sky Week the Kaikōura Dark Sky Trust are proud to present an inspirational evening with three eminent professors who will be sharing their knowledge and passion for the night sky

Our Supporters

Thank you to all our supporters who have kindly provided free ongoing services & advice or have generously donated funds. You are amazing and the stars will shine a little brighter because of you.

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