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  • The Future Transport Competition Terms 1-2 2017 for Years 1-13
  • Judging comments: Karen Spencer. Curriculum thoughts: Pam Hook
  • Handy page of student tips based on design thinking.

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  • Drive: the free website for young people learning to drive

    July 4 2016. The NZ Transport Agency and ACC have launched a free website designed to make it easier for young people to become confident and capable drivers.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/drive-the-free-website-for-young-people-learning-to-drive
  • Kerb drill and tips for safe walking

    16 May 2016. Here's advice on what every young person should know about kerb drill and safe walking on our roads.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/kerb-drill-and-tips-for-safe-walking
  • Steam locomotive featured on Anzac day

    May 9 2016. See video and photos from Petone Anzac Day centenary event.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/steam-locomotive-featured-on-anzac-day
  • Online literacy and numeracy resource for secondary schools

    April 26 2016. Secondary students can build literacy and numeracy as they prepare for driver licensing through online modules.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/online-literacy-and-numeracy-resource-for-secondary-schools
  • Early Anzac Day recalled at railway station

    April 21 2016. One of the earliest Anzac Day services in New Zealand took place at a railway station 100 years ago. A centenary event is being held this year.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/early-anzac-day-recalled-at-railway-station
  • Ideas to promote walking school buses

    March 8 2016. Auckland students have made videos and pieces of creative writing about their experiences of using walking school buses.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/ideas-to-promote-walking-school-buses
  • Walking and cycling moves ahead in Wellington

    February 29 2016. Students will be walking or wheeling to school as part of a month-long series of events in the Wellington region.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/walking-and-cycling-moves-ahead-in-wellington
  • Smart motorways virtual field trip March 2016

    February 16 2016. Students can experience Wellington's Smart Motorway project during Term 1 this year. Here is more background and links to the trip.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/smart-motorways-virtual-field-trip-march-2016
  • Wellington & Wairarapa teacher PD in March

    January 28 2016. Leading educators to speak at teacher workshops in Wellington and Wairarapa.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/wellington-And-wairarapa-teacher-pd-in-march
  • Talk on using context in maths and statistics

    November 2015. Statistics teaching fellow Sarah Howell will present to statistics teachers in Auckland about her road safety resource for Year 10 students.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/talk-on-using-context-in-maths-and-statistics
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