Panoramas

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During the field trip panorama photos are taken which help students orientate themselves to the field trip environment. Panoramas will appear here during the field trip and may include 'Interactive' panoramas as well as 'still image' panoramas. Questions from the captions are best answered after watching videos, reading a diary, or listening to an audioconference.

Still image panoramas

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Monday 25 August

 

Traffic congestion in Auckland during rush hour. Where do you think this is and how will the Waterview Connection help reduce this congestion?
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Tuesday 26 August

 

Looking towards the Harbour Bridge in Auckland. How has this bridge been modified since it was first built and how do you think Waterview Connection will impact on the Harbour Bridge?
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The Victoria Park Skate Board Plaza. What other recreational facilities have been built in this area? What facilities will be built as part of the Waterview Connection Project?
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The conveyor belt at the southern end of the Waterview Connection Tunnel. What does the conveyor carry and why do you think it is enclosed?
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 Wednesday 27 August

 

Looking towards the Southern Approach Trench. Can you see the creek, how has this creek been modified?
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The Southern Approach Trench, can you see the tunnel portal and conveyor belt. What do you think the large yellow pipe at the top of the tunnel is for?
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A new section of motorway has been built, what else can you see that has been added and how many lanes wide do you think this road is?
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 Thursday August

 

Inside the Waterview Connection Tunnel. Can you see how the tunnel has been lined, why do you think it has been lined in this way?
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At the top of Alice the Tunnel Boring Machine. How does Alice work?
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Looking down the conveyor belt to the spoil storage building. Why do you think the spoil has to be stored before it can be moved to Wiri Quarry?
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