Fri, 22 Jul|
Wai-Iti Dark Sky Park
Star Party at Wai-Iti Dark Sky Park - JULY
Enjoy the night from the dark skies of Wai-iti Dark Sky Park. If cloudy, event will be postponed to Saturday; if Saturday is cloudy also, the event will be cancelled.
Time & Location
22 Jul 2022, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wai-Iti Dark Sky Park, 437 Wakefield-Kohatu Highway, Wai-Iti 7095, New Zealand
About the event
Enjoy the night from the dark skies of Wai-iti Dark Sky Park. The centre of the galaxy will blaze directly overhead, and there won't even be any stray light from the Moon, making this a SUPER dark night to enjoy just pure starlight...
Telescopes will be on-site for you to observe and astronomers will explain what you are seeing.
If cloudy, event will be postponed to Saturday; if Saturday is cloudy also, the event will be cancelled.
DRESS WARM! Note that toilet facilities on site are limited to unlit longdrops, so plan your evening accordingly.
Assuming the event is held under COVID-19 Orange conditions, the event can proceed without limits (we are imposing a practical limit of 100 to limit traffic and queueing for telescopes). Mask wearing is recommended but not required. The hosts will be wearing masks as required under COVID requirements, unless they have an exemption.