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PO Box 13 678,
Photos appear here each day from the Diaries of the Share the Road field trip in 2018.
Other pages with photos:
Shelley, Sam and Nicola talk to North Street School during the final field trip web conference. Image: LEARNZ.
Professor of law Barry Barton talks to Shelley about future transport issues outside the law building at the University of Waikato. Image: LEARNZ.
This is the driver simulator at the University of Waikato. It is a real car hooked up to computers and a projector system to create a virtual world for the driver. Image: LEARNZ.
Ali and Jess run the computer programme for the driver simulator. Image: LEARNZ.
These projectors play video at 100 frames per second in ultra high definition to make the driver feel like they are really driving. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley drives the simulator at the University of Waikato. Image: LEARNZ.
Different programmes can be used to simulate different roads and conditions on the driver simulator. Image: LEARNZ.
Bridget and Shelley talk to Jesse and Billy during today's web conference. Image: LEARNZ.
Looking out over the construction of the southern end of the Waikato Expressway near Hamilton. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley points out the native trees that Environmental Advisor Stephanie Kirk has protected during construction of the Waikato Expressway. Image: LEARNZ.
Water from the construction site is held by nets so that it does not enter the stream. Image: LEARNZ.
Ponds collect water from the site so that the sediment can settle out. Image: LEARNZ.
You can see a fence which has been built to create a protected area for relocated lizards. Predators are trapped in this area to help increase survival of native species. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley checks out a bulldozer which can automatically follow design plans using GPS technology. Image: LEARNZ.
This section of the Waikato Expressway near Ngāruawāhia is being sealed and shows a concrete median barrier that improves safety by separating traffic. Image: LEARNZ.
Welcome to Pūtāruru College. This college has about 400 students and is 65 kilometres south east of Hamilton. Image: LEARNZ.
Anthony, Hayden, Murray and Shelley talk to students from Papatoetoe East School during the web conference. Image: LEARNZ.
Matthew films Anthony as part of a film project at Pūtāruru College. Image: LEARNZ.
Some of the members of the PC Film Group who put together the winning film entry in the NZTA Future Transport Competition. Image: LEARNZ.
Matthew was one of the students who filmed Hayden's Big Adventure. Image: PC film group.
Students work on the animations for Hayden's Big Adventure. Image: PC Film Group.
Matthew records the speed of cars near Pūtāruru College using a 'laser gun'. Image: LEARNZ.
Looking out over Otago Peninsula on your way from Dunedin to Wellington to begin the Share the Road field trip. Image: LEARNZ.
Cloud drifted in and out of view as you flew up the east coast of the South Island. Image: LEARNZ.
Snow covered peaks could be seen through the cloud north of Christchurch. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley boards another plane in Wellington ready to head to Auckland. How long do you think it would take to drive from Wellington to Auckland? Image: LEARNZ.
Looking out over the Hutt Valley as you left Wellington. How many people do you think are driving around Wellington at the moment? Image: LEARNZ.
The volcanoes of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro could be seen through the cloud. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Māia head south from Auckland on the new Waikato Expressway to Hamilton. Why do you think this road is being built? Image: LEARNZ.