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Safer Journeys for School Children: A Whānau and Caregivers’ Guide

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.


  • Walking. Includes kerb drill and blocked footpaths.
  • Walking on rural roads.
  • Cycling.
  • Helmet safety – cycling, scooting and skating.
  • Going by car.
  • Taking the bus.
  • Safety around trains.

Schools can print or share copies with their community.