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Greater Wellington Regional Council

Email: schooltravel@gw.govt.nz

Phone: 04 830 4333

Address: PO Box 11646, Wellington 6142

Staying safe on the journey to school is an important part of the Movin’March message. We’ve collated links to some great road safety resources below for you to use with your students and share with your parent community.

 

New Zealand Transport Agency

NZTA have developed a wide range of curriculum resources and factsheets for teaching road safety in schools. Their Road Map directs schools and communities to road safety education resources relevant for each stage of a child’s development.

 
NZ Police

New Zealand Police aim that children and young people are safe as pedestrians, passengers, cyclists, or drivers. Their road safety resources support students to learn and apply a range of safe practices they can use when acting as a pedestrian, passenger, cyclist, or driver.

 

Pedal Ready

Greater Wellington Regional Council provides a FREE cycle skills programme for schools. Find out more at www.pedalready.org.nz

 

Micro Scooters

Micro Scooters has developed Scooter Safety rules for schools and parents to share with their children. Micro also run a Scooter Safety programme for schools.

 

Get in touch with Micro to find out more at:

www.microscooters.co.nz/scooter-safety

 

Ministry of Education Bus Safety Programme

The Ministry of Education have bus safety guidelines available on their website.

 

School Transport - Safety and Behaviour

 

Track Safe

Track Safe aims to raise awareness about rail safety in New Zealand and educate the public on how to keep themselves safe around tracks and trains. Track Safe has worked closely with the New Zealand Transport Agency to develop curriculum resources for teaching children about rail safety.

 

Rail Safety Curriculum Resources

 

Tracks are for Trains Slideshow

 

Rail & Pedestrian Crossing Storyboard

 

 

Parent Information

The New Zealand Transport Agency has developed a whānau and caregivers guide to safer journeys for children. This leaflet describes the things you need to know to help teach your child about staying safe on roads and near railways. Use it as a handy reference tool.