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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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  • Find more on Pinterest and Pond

    October 9 2014. Teachers can find more interesting resources, facts and media on Pinterest and Pond.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/find-more-on-pinterest-and-pond
  • Mudfish move back

    September 26 2014. A rare native fish gets a new habitat as a highway project continues in the Waikato.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/waikato/mudfish-move-back
  • Students push for change

    September 16 2014. Students campaigned for lower speed limits, as their Taranaki school grew community ownership of safe travel.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/taranaki/students-push-for-change
  • Students grow highway oaks

    September 9 2014. School children are having a hand in greening the environment alongside a new expressway.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/waikato/students-grow-highway-oaks
  • Wilford students publish Māori medium road safety picture book

    August 2014. Bilingual students in year 1-3 celebrated the launch of a print and digital book in te reo Māori all about staying safe at the school gate.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/students-publish-maori-picture-book
  • Mounting a successful safe travel campaign

    22 August 2014. Student leaders are interpreting how the key competencies can guide their classmates in the direction of safe school travel.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/successful-safe-travel
  • Rail crossing storyboard for schools

    11 August 2014. It’s Rail Safety Week and a new resource can help school students learn about safe places to cross railway lines.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/rail-crossing-storyboard-for-schools
  • Matua kick starts walking buses

    July 22 2014: Thanks to Matua School's students and their families, the greater community is now more actively involved in school life. More importantly, they also have a broader awareness of safe travel practices to school.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/Matua-kick-starts-walking-buses
  • Community team-up keeps kids safe

    July 15 2014: A community initiative in Dunedin has not only allowed Tahuna Normal Intermediate students to safely scooter to school, but brought about the development of better cycle infrastructure and road safety awareness in the

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/otago/community-team-up-keeps-kids-safe
  • Meet Andrew Penny, LEARNZ Field trip teacher

    July 15 2014: Andrew Penny shares what it's like to be a LEARNZ field trip teacher.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/andrew-penny-learnz-field-trip-teacher
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