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Photos appear here each day from the Diaries of the field trip from 25-27 August 2015.
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Glen Prince was your expert during the final audioconference for this week. Image: LEARNZ.
Rachel Prince is involved with the production of advertising campaigns such as the ‘ghost chips’ advert. Image: LEARNZ.
The smart motorway information site is in the Johnsonville mall. Image: LEARNZ.
Raumati South School students look at the development of transport in Wellington over time. How has changing society influenced roading? Image: LEARNZ.
Raumati students watching a short video which explains the core concept of the smart motorway – how smoothing the flow of traffic allows more vehicles through. Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew, Egbert, and the Raumati South students. Image: LEARNZ.
Inside the Wellington Transport Operations Centre. What part does WTOC play in the smart motorway system? Image: LEARNZ.
This is one of the types of cameras used to monitor key roading networks. It is called a tilt, pan, zoom camera. Any ideas why it is called this? Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert listen as Glen Prince answers another question from this morning's audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert stand next to one of the huge variable message signs. How do they help motorists? Image: LEARNZ.
A closer look at the variable message sign lights. Image: LEARNZ.
Messages are created with computer software that is linked to the signs. Image: LEARNZ.
A look at the circuit boards inside the variable message signs. Image: LEARNZ.
About to drive under one of the new gantries that will hold the new variable message signs. Image: LEARNZ.
Part of the Thorndon overbridge that has been adjusted to create what will be a fourth lane. Image: LEARNZ.
A look at the old central median barrier. I wonder what is being done with all the pebbles that were used to fill it. Image: LEARNZ.
A view of the new central median barrier. Why is this better than the old one? Image: LEARNZ.
This is the machine that builds the concrete sections for the median barrier. Image: LEARNZ.
Etchings in one of the new concrete median barrier sections. Do you recognise any of the features in the picture? Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew with Wellington City Mayor, Celia Wade-Brown. Image: LEARNZ.
Wellington school banners with road safety messages inside the council building. What would your message say? Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew signs in as a visitor at the NZTA Wellington Regional office. Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert with transport planner, Jo Draper. Image: LEARNZ.
We've come a long way with roading in New Zealand. Believe it or not this is an old photo of part of the Ngauranga Gorge road! Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert with smart motorways project manager, Steve Beddow. Image: LEARNZ.
Steve Beddow adds some updates to his project wall planner. Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert at the airport in Kerikeri. Image: LEARNZ.
Boarding the Bombardier Q300. Image: LEARNZ.
A nice view over South Auckland on take-off. Image: LEARNZ.
Andrew and Egbert waiting for the flight to Wellington with the Airbus A320 in the background. Image: LEARNZ.
About to take off from Auckland. No traffic jams here! Image: LEARNZ.
The windy approach into Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
Heading into the Victoria Tunnel. What is this tunnel also known as? Image: LEARNZ.
Approaching the Arras Tunnel. What is on top of the tunnel? Image: LEARNZ.
Driving towards the Terrace Tunnel. How long is this tunnel? Image: LEARNZ.
An electronic variable sign showing the speed limit along this stretch of motorway. Image: LEARNZ.