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  • 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
  • Smart Motorways virtual field trip highlights

    September 22 2015. Links to videos and more from the recent virtual field trip to the Smart Motorway project.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/smart-motorways-virtual-field-trip-highlights
  • Secondary students win engineering challenge

    September 15 2015. Students learned about engineering careers through the context of the Waterview Connection roading project.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/secondary-students-win-engineering-challenge
  • Waterview connection highlights

    August 28 2015. Links to videos and more from the recent virtual field trip to the Waterview Connection motorway project.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/waterview-connection-highlights
  • Students at controls of train simulator

    August 19 2015. School students try their hands at the locomotive training simulator used by train drivers.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/canterbury/students-at-controls-of-train-simulator
  • Smart ways to get traffic moving

    August 13 2015. Schedule, preview video and more for virtual field trip to New Zealand’s first Smart Motorway starting on August 25. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/smart-ways-to-get-traffic-moving
  • Expect trains, learn to stay safe

    August 10 2015. Rail safety week is on now. Here are some classroom-ready ideas.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/expect-trains,-learn-to-stay-safe
  • Restricted licence: ask an expert Facebook session

    July 29 2015. Young drivers and their support people can ask a driving expert their questions about the restricted driver licence test.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/restricted-licence-ask-an-expert-facebook-session
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