Mo­tat gets kids on the move

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

A look be­hind the scenes of Mo­tat’s most well-known ma­chines in­clud­ing the pump­house and the his­toric beam en­gine are on of­fer th­ese school hol­i­days.

Mo­tat’s Make it Move ex­pe­ri­ence is an in­no­va­tive “show and tell” about ma­chin­ery. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude the in­no­va­tion sta­tion where kids can cre­ate new ma­chines.

Chil­dren can check out the gi­ant in­flat­able cube packed full of ac­tiv­i­ties to help them think out­side the box. They can also fly a glider in the wind tun­nel of Mo­tat’s avi­a­tion hangar.

Make it Move is themed around the Fon­terra Sci­ence Road­show, which will be at Mo­tat from July 4 to 19.

Ac­tiv­i­ties run daily from 10am to 4.30pm at Mo­tat on Great North Rd and Meola Rd, West­ern Springs.

A fam­ily pass costs $30, adults are $14 and chil­dren, stu­dents and se­nior cit­i­zens $7.

For in­for­ma­tion phone 0800-668-286.

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