Auaha is a self-directed learning space, where the community can come to upskill and innovate through the use of emerging technology. The core of Auaha is based around STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) with access to electronics, 3D printing, 3D modelling, laser cutting, robotics and much more available in the space.
About Auaha Makerspace
Auaha Makerspace, located at Central Library, is a space for our community to come in and learn how to use creative technologies through self-directed learning. It's a collaborative work space for making, learning, exploring and sharing. It is open between Wednesday - Saturday.
In the space we have 3D printers, a vinyl printer and cutter, a laser cutter and engraver, a sewing machine, embroidery machine and much more!
We've set up Auaha to have no or low costs for making. Customers can also bring in some of their own materials to use, at no cost. These materials will need to meet our safety guidelines and have a test piece available for calibration.
You can email us if you want to use our equipment and to ensure that it is available for you when you visit us. We also offer one-on-one sessions with a facilitator at Auaha.
If you would like to use our studio, you will need to make a booking which will be confirmed within 48 hours.
Please note: Auaha Makerspace may be impacted due to Covid-19. See our Covid-19 Updates for more information.
We require everyone who visits the Auaha to follow staff instructions immediately for health and safety reasons. You may be required to have a safety briefing for our equipment. You must check in with staff before you begin work every time you visit us, no matter how experienced you become.
Visitors must wear shoes and any safety gear provided without fail. Some tools may require staff supervision while you are using them.
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