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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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