Chinese New Year in the Stars

Chinese Language Planetarium shows

Special Chinese Language Planetarium Shows Fridays and Sundays throughout February


Do you enjoy watching and learning about the skies in Mandarin? Would you like to celebrate Chinese New Year under the stars?

Space Place has a special screening of planetarium shows with mandarin soundtracks on Fridays and Sundays during February. Enjoy the wonders of the stars and the uniqueness of New Zealand’s skies. Recline in our planetarium dome theatre experience and visit our gallery exhibition that can teach you, family and friends about our special view of the Milky Way.

Planetarium Show Times in Mandarin

Sunday 10 Feb, 5pm  We are Astronomers
Friday 15 Feb, 4pm  Astronaut
Sunday 17 Feb, 5pm  We Are Aliens (English trailer link only but our show is in Mandarin)
Friday 22 Feb, 4pm  To Space and Back
Sunday 24 Feb, 5pm We are Aliens (English trailer link only but our show is in Mandarin)


Planetarium Show Times in Cantonese

Friday 8 Feb, 4pm  To Space and Back

Screening times: 4pm
Please arrive 5-10 minutes before screening 5pm
Please come earlier to explore the exhibition as Space Place closes at 5.30pm

We recommend 90 minutes to enjoy a show and exhibition that tells  stories about New Zealand people and their relationships with space and the skies.

Bookings are essential for groups, email or call on +64 4 910 3140.
Entry: $12.50 Adult; $10 NZ Student/Senior (ID); $ 8 Child (4-16 years); Under 4 Free; Family $39 (2 Adults, up to 3 Children). Group discount (10%) for 20 or more people with one payment. Tour operator bookings welcome (further discounts apply)


You may also be interested in our Adopt a Star programme that helps us keep locals up to date with the night sky and what is happening in New Zealand astronomy.