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  • Virtual trip brings Anzac centenary into sight

    January 27 2015. Teachers can bring their students up close to the site of the Anzac centenary with March’s virtual field trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-trip-brings-anzac-centenary-into-sight
  • More schools plan use of Pam Hook’s curriculum resource

    January 23 2015. Primary schools around New Zealand are planning how to use the latest curriculum resource by Pam Hook, based around citizenship and safe local journeys.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/more-schools-plan-use-of-pam-hooks-curriculum-resource
  • Students learn to keep clear of trains

    December 15 2014. Taupiri School students and caregivers heard how to stay safe around rail tracks, trains and construction zones.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/waikato/students-learn-to-keep-clear-of-trains
  • School to use new curriculum resource in 2015

    December 10 2014. A primary school will use the latest NZ Transport Agency curriculum resource in conjunction with new bike tracks.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/school-to-use-new-curriculum-resource-in-2015
  • Much support for school’s cycle tracks

    December 8 2014. Cycle expertise, labour and funding combine to get tracks constructed.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/taranaki/much-support-for-schools-cycle-tracks
  • Bright ideas on parade

    November 2014. Road safety messages featured in student parade.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/bright-ideas-on-parade
  • New manual for school wardens and patrols

    December 4 2014. The technology behind a new type of pedestrian crossing supports a school’s traffic safety team. Also, an updated manual is now available.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/manual-for-school-wardens
  • Revised School Traffic Safety Team Manual

    November 27 2014. Two keen members of a school patrol discuss what it takes to do a good job. An updated version of the School Traffic Safety Team Manual is out now

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/revised-school-traffic-safety-team-manual
  • Learning ideas from Memorial Park virtual field trip

    Here's what happened during the third virtual trip to Wellington's National War Memorial Park and Arras Tunnel, plus places teachers can go to extend student learning.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/learning-ideas-from-memorial-park-virtual-field-trip
  • Hard copy road safety education resources ready to order

    November 2014. Some of the pamphlets used by schools to communicate with families and whānau are available in hard copy. Here’s how to order.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/hard-copy-road-safety-education-resources-ready-to-order
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