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  • 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
  • Secondary teachers talk engineering

    July 17 2015. Secondary school teachers involved in an engineering education initiative based around the Waterview Connection discuss the opportunity it represents. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/secondary-teachers-talk-engineering
  • Information and inspiration

    July 15 2015. Teachers at a girls’ secondary school talk about support for learning and career pathways related to engineering.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/information-and-inspiration
  • Waterview: engineering at scale

    July 10 2015. The Waterview Connection road project is subject of a virtual field trip for schools starting August 4. The project’s chairman and manager give insights into work underway.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/waterview-engineering-at-scale
  • Get your hexagons tessellating!

    July 7 2015. Passionate teachers, road safety enthusiasts, a cycle skills training expert and Pam Hook from HookED get together for a day. Read about the results. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/get-your-hexagons-tessellating!
  • Call for more to take up engineering careers

    July 3 2015. More from Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge. Engineering and education leaders talk about support for career-focussed learning. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/call-for-more-to-take-up-engineering-careers
  • Secondary students explore engineering pathways

    June 26 2015. New initiative engages year 10 students in the Waterview Connection roading project as a context for learning pathways. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/secondary-students-explore-engineering-pathways
  • Watch Dennis lift 70 tonnes at a time

    June 19 2015. A virtual field trip from August 4 will let students experience the Waterview Connection, New Zealand's largest and most complex roading construction project. Here's more about Dennis the giant gantry which is used to build motorway ramps.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/watch-dennis-lift-70-tonnes-at-a-time
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