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  • What’s new and exemplary for walking & cycling in NZ?

    12 May 2014. Reward a business, organisation, or champion helping make NZ better for cycling and/or walking, by nominating them for a National Award.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/whats-new-and-exemplary-for-walking-and-cycling-in-nz
  • Safer Journeys for Schools – Guidelines for School Communities

    05 May 2014. The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport has produced Safer Journeys for Schools – Guidelines for School Communities to support parents, school staff, boards of trustees and students to improve road safety in their local community.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/safer-journeys-for-schools-guidelines-for-school-communities
  • Scooter safety tips to share

    April 14 2014. Students are allowed by law to ride scooters on footpaths. A collection of tips and best practice examples will help schools ensure safe journeys.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/scooter-safety-tips-to-share
  • It’s all in the wrist

    March 25 2014. Students in Wellington schools get wristbands as an incentive to walk to school.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/its-all-in-the-wrist
  • Outstanding art project for students

    March 21 2014. Students worked with artist in hands-on project to decorate marker posts leading the way to school.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/outstanding-art-project-for-students
  • Conference sessions look behind the TV ads

    March 17 2014. This week’s Wellington LoopEd conference for teachers includes expert insight into road safety campaigns, and the latest road safety curriculum resources.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/conference-sessions-look-behind-the-tv-ads
  • Smartphones, statistics and how we travel

    March 14 2014. Statistics teachers looking for an example of how statisticians design investigations and gather data can find plenty of interest in the latest developments behind the Household Travel Survey.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/smartphones,-statistics-and-how-we-travel
  • Rail safety adds depth to new curriculum resources

    February 21 2014. New primary curriculum resources support students to take an active role in managing safety around railways, just as Auckland prepares for electric trains.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/rail-safety-adds-depth-to-new-curriculum-resources
  • Go by bike in February

    February 3 2014. It’s back to school in February, which is also Bike Wise Month when schools, communities and workplaces can promote safe sharing of the road.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/go-by-bike-in-february
  • Join next virtual field trip

    January 31 2014. Construction of the underpass tunnel is coming up at Wellington's National War Memorial Park. Teachers can sign their class up to the next virtual field trip starting May 13 2014.

    https://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/join-next-virtual-field-trip
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