School stories

A collection of stories about what New Zealand schools are doing to enhance safe school travel, work with partner organisations and give students opportunities to learn about road safety and contribute to their communities.
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Manawatu Gorge slip features in School Journal. Students can read about the impact of a massive landslide that blocked a highway for 15 months, and how it was cleared. A School Journal article recalls events that began in August 2011, when a storm sent large amounts of rock and earth crashing down over the Manawatu Gorge highway. The road links the Manawatu and Wairarapa regions.

Manawatu Gorge slip features in School Journal. Students can read about the impact of a massive landslide that blocked a highway for 15 months, and how it was cleared. A School Journal article recalls events that began in August 2011, when a storm sent large amounts of rock and earth crashing down over the Manawatu Gorge highway. The road links the Manawatu and Wairarapa regions.

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

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

Student leaders are interpreting how the key competencies can guide their classmates in the direction of safe school travel.

Student leaders are interpreting how the key competencies can guide their classmates in the direction of safe school travel.

Thanks to Matua School's students and their families, the greater community is now more actively involved in school life. More importantly, they also have a broader awareness of safe travel practices to school.

Thanks to Matua School's students and their families, the greater community is now more actively involved in school life. More importantly, they also have a broader awareness of safe travel practices to school.

A community initiative in Dunedin has not only allowed Tahuna Normal Intermediate students to safely scooter to school, but brought about the development of better cycle infrastructure and road safety awareness in the area.

A community initiative in Dunedin has not only allowed Tahuna Normal Intermediate students to safely scooter to school, but brought about the development of better cycle infrastructure and road safety awareness in the area.

School children are having a hand in greening the environment alongside the new Waikato Expressway.

School children are having a hand in greening the environment alongside the new Waikato Expressway.

A transport mode survey opened Welbourn School’s eyes in 2009. The question the New Plymouth school wanted to answer was how to reduce the number of cars dropping students at its gates every school day, from the city’s busiest roads.

A transport mode survey opened Welbourn School’s eyes in 2009. The question the New Plymouth school wanted to answer was how to reduce the number of cars dropping students at its gates every school day, from the city’s busiest roads.

A Rosmini College teacher is spreading the word about a project that encourages students to explore transport safety, and connects local students with their peers around the country and the world.

A Rosmini College teacher is spreading the word about a project that encourages students to explore transport safety, and connects local students with their peers around the country and the world.

Student are learning safe travel skills and identifying travel projects for their schools in New Plymouth.

Student are learning safe travel skills and identifying travel projects for their schools in New Plymouth.

Group of primary students find ways to advocate for more variety in safe ways to get to school.

Group of primary students find ways to advocate for more variety in safe ways to get to school.

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