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  • Wilford students publish Māori medium road safety picture book

    August 2014. Bilingual students in year 1-3 celebrated the launch of a print and digital book in te reo Māori all about staying safe at the school gate.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/students-publish-maori-picture-book
  • Mounting a successful safe travel campaign

    22 August 2014. Student leaders are interpreting how the key competencies can guide their classmates in the direction of safe school travel.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/successful-safe-travel
  • Rail crossing storyboard for schools

    11 August 2014. It’s Rail Safety Week and a new resource can help school students learn about safe places to cross railway lines.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/rail-crossing-storyboard-for-schools
  • 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.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/Matua-kick-starts-walking-buses
  • 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

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/otago/community-team-up-keeps-kids-safe
  • Meet Andrew Penny, LEARNZ Field trip teacher

    July 15 2014: Andrew Penny shares what it's like to be a LEARNZ field trip teacher.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/andrew-penny-learnz-field-trip-teacher
  • Welbourn School Let’s Go

    July 8 2014: A transport mode survey opened Welbourn School’s eyes in 2009.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/taranaki/welbourn-school-lets-go
  • 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.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/west-coast/handy-tool-keeps-road-safety-in-students-minds
  • 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.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/tracks-are-for-trains-rail-safety-slideshare
  • 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.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/Rosmini-College-Safe-Transport-project
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