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  • 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
  • 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
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