School community partnerships

Here are resources that can help everyone in the school community contribute towards safe road use. This includes parents and whānau, students, school staff, police, and local authorities.

  • Road Map - Road safety resources for school communities

    This Road Map directs schools and communities to road safety education resources relevant for each stage of a child’s development. Versions available for years 1-8 and secondary.

  • Road safety info for families: Hike it, Bike it

    Here’s what parents, whānau and caregivers need to know to help teach children about staying safe on roads and near railways. Available as a PDF in English, Māori, Cook Island Māori, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Samoan and Tongan.

  • NZTA Education Newsletters

    Articles for New Zealand teachers include curriculum case studies, and news about resources and competitions. PDF files so you can read online or download.

  • Useful videos

    Point of view videos help students learn to identify hazards, discuss and role play safe practices, and watch models of safe pedestrian behaviour.

  • Scooter safety tips

    A SlideShare and PowerPoint presentation for families, caregivers and teachers. Describes key safety procedures to follow when riding a push scooter.

  • Wheels, cycling and skateboarding tips

    These slideshares provide tips on how young people, their families and teachers can travel safely to school.

  • School Travel Plans

    A safe school travel plan provides an opportunity for parents, caregivers, schools and the community to work together to improve safety. This booklet was updated in June 2011 and is published online only.

  • Walking School Bus Resources

    All the resources you need for setting up a Walking School Bus at your school.

  • Welcome to Feet First

    Feet First resources support safe active travel to and from school. These include curriculum resources to use in lesson planning and support for active travel programmes.

  • Police School Community Officers

    Read interviews with School Community Officers. These are experienced police officers who work with whole school communities, to enhance community safety, including road safety.

  • All printable posters and resources (not curriculum plans)

    On this page, you can see all NZTA posters, charts and other printable resources. These include road and rail safety posters, Feet First resources and walking school bus resources.