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Life on the Hidden Continent. Planetarium Show
 
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Zealandia - Planetarium Show

Otago Museum —

Journey through time to explore the weird and wonderful life on Zealandia, the recently discovered eighth continent that lies almost completely submerged beneath the Pacific Ocean. Showing at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm every day during the holidays at Otago Museum’s Perpetual Guardian Planetarium.

In 2017, a team of researchers announced the greatest geological discovery of our time: the existence of an eighth continent, almost completely submerged beneath the Pacific Ocean.

How Zealandia became a refuge for one of the strangest collections of animals on the planet is a mystery 85 million years in the making. Journey through time to explore the weird and wonderful life on remote islands, survivors of the geological equivalent of Atlantis.

This show has been created locally by Otago Museum's Perpetual Guardian Planetarium and NHNZ, with scientific advice provided by the University of Otago and GNS Science.