News about road safety education

Find news on education resources and programmes supported by the NZ Transport Agency. Includes stories about road safety activities from around New Zealand schools and regions.

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  • Matua kick starts walking buses

    July 22 2014: Thanks to Matua School's students and their families, the greater community is now more actively involved in school life. More importantly, they also have a broader awareness of safe travel practices to school.
  • Community team-up keeps kids safe

    July 15 2014: A community initiative in Dunedin has not only allowed Tahuna Normal Intermediate students to safely scooter to school, but brought about the development of better cycle infrastructure and road safety awareness in the
  • Meet Andrew Penny, LEARNZ Field trip teacher

    July 15 2014: Andrew Penny shares what it's like to be a LEARNZ field trip teacher.
  • Welbourn School Let’s Go

    July 8 2014: A transport mode survey opened Welbourn School’s eyes in 2009.
  • Handy tool keeps road safety in students’ minds

    July 2 2014: People supposedly tied strings around their fingers in ages past, to help them remember something important. Constable Terri Middleton is doing that one better.
  • Tracks are for Trains rail safety slideshare

    June 26 2014:A new rail safety slideshare ‘Tracks are for Trains’ has been developed and is now available for schools on the NZ Transport Agency’s education portal.
  • Rosmini College Auckland Safe Transport online project

    June 17 2014.  A Rosmini College instructor is spreading the word about a project that encourages students to explore transport safety, and connects local students with their peers around the country and the world.
  • A new angle on road safety

    June 10 2014: Setting the scene engages students in trigonometry calculations.
  • Quiet electric trains prompt introduction of new curriculum resources

    June 3 2014. The NZ Transport Agency has made curriculum resources available online to help primary students understand potential dangers around railroad tracks.
  • MacKays to Peka Peka project surveys in real time

    May 30 2014. Road crews are moving 3.5 million cubic meters of earth in the MacKays to Peka Peka project, and there isn’t a single wooden surveyor’s peg in sight to guide them.
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