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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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  • 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
  • Te reo Māori storybooks and curriculum resources

    July 27 2015. Digital books in te reo Māori provide schools and whanau with a reading resource for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori and beyond.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/te-reo-mori-storybooks-and-curriculum-resources
  • Action above and below ground

    July 24 2015. Virtual field trip starts August 4 to Waterview Connection motorway tunnels and interchange. Get a head-start with the latest project videos.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/action-above-and-below-ground
  • Virtual field trip: Smart Motorways

    July 21 2015. School students can meet the experts making New Zealand’s first smart motorway.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-field-trip-smart-motorways
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