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  • New Zealand’s school patrols: some history

    August 2 2016. School students having been putting the signs out at pedestrian crossings for decades. Here’s how the scheme began.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/new-zealands-school-patrols-some-history
  • Towards an inclusive road safety culture for young people

    July 15 2016. Fact sheets provide guidance on evidence-based road safety education. An education associate professor discusses the potential for young people’s participation.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/towards-an-inclusive-road-safety-culture-for-young-people
  • Virtual field trip to big road project, September

    July 8 2016. Watch videos about progress on the Waterview Connection motorway tunnels. Then get ready for the Learnz virtual field trip in September.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-field-trip-to-big-road-project,-september
  • 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
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