Omaka Observatory Charity Trust

The Omaka Observatory Charity Trust received $5,886 to purchase a 9.25” Celestron Evolution portable field telescope with lenses. The trust is building a crater observatory in the Omaka Valley in Marlborough which will provide school students in the region with free access to an outdoor classroom experience. The observatory will open in April 2022 with an aim to teach every student in year six and above about earth space science, tātai arorangi, geography and navigation.