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Road safety information for families

Family walk to school.

Here’s what parents, whānau and caregivers need to know to help teach children about staying safe on roads and near railways.

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it: Safer Journeys for School Children: A Whānau and Caregivers’ Guide

Resource cover Hike It Bike it.

This leaflet describes the things you need to know to help teach your child about staying safe on roads, cycling, walking, taking the bus and near railways. 

Available as a PDF in English, Māori, Cook Island Māori, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Samoan and Tongan.

Topics:

  • 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.

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it 2017 [PDF, 1 MB]

Translations

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Māori [PDF, 1 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Cook Island Māori [PDF, 1 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Simplified Chinese [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Traditional Chinese [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Hindi [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Samoan [PDF, 1 MB]

Hike it, Bike it, Scoot it, Skate it — Tongan [PDF, 1 MB]

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