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Photos appear here each day from the Diaries of WaterView Connection 3 in September 2016.
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Ewart Barnsley answers a question from St Peter's School during the audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
Looking out towards the noise walls on the Waterview Connection site. These walls will reduce the noise of the motorway for local residents. Image: LEARNZ.
You were lucky enough to be one of the few people to drive all the way through the Waterview tunnel before it is opened to the public early next year. Image: LEARNZ.
You weren't able to drive out the northern end of the tunnel as work is still being done here. Image: LEARNZ.
Ewart talks to Shelley about why the Waterview Connection was built. What benefits do you think the Waterview Connection will provide? Image: LEARNZ.
Emilio shows you where the electronic signs are in the tunnels. What will be displayed on these signs? Image: LEARNZ.
Workers prepare the walls of the tunnels for painting. What colour will the tunnel walls be? Image: LEARNZ.
Looking back at the Waterview Connection construction site. What have you learned during this field trip? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Al talk to Banks Avenue School during today's audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
This is the new Waterview Playground. How did students contribute to this playground? Image: LEARNZ
Waterview School students show Shelley the new playground which they helped design. Image: LEARNZ.
A BMX track is being built as part of the Waterview Connection Project. Image: LEARNZ.
A skate park is also being built at Waterview. Where did ideas for this park come from? Image: LEARNZ.
Al explains some of the design features that can be seen at the northern end of the tunnels. From where did the designers get their ideas? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Eva take a closer look at Te Whitinga. Why do you think this bridge has been constructed?
This is the old Oakley Creek before it enters the Waterview Connection site. Image: LEARNZ.
This is the newly realigned Oakley Creek at the Waterview Connection site. What differences can you see between the old and new creeks? Image: LEARNZ.
Approaching the southern tunnel entrance on the Waterview Connection construction site. Why are there two tunnels? Image: LEARNZ.
Inside the northern tunnel. What do you think still needs to be finished before the tunnel can be open to the public? Image: LEARNZ.
Alain heads into one of the sixteen cross passages that link the two tunnels. What are these cross passages used for? Image: LEARNZ.
These water pipes inside the cross passages are part of the 'deluge' system which will deliver water to put out fires in the tunnel. How is fire detected in the tunnels? Image: LEARNZ.
Alain shows Shelley around the southern tunnel. Why do you think the tunnel roof is painted black? Image: LEARNZ.
Looking towards the southern ventilation building above the tunnel portals. Why is it important to vent the tunnels? Image: LEARNZ.
Looking up through the southern ventilation stack where exhaust fumes will be released from the tunnel. Image: LEARNZ.
These huge fans will draw exhaust fumes out of the tunnel. Image: LEARNZ.
Dave shows you the fans in the roof of the tunnel that are also part of the ventilation system. Image: LEARNZ.
Time to head back up to the surface after exploring the Waterview tunnels. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley takes in the views from Mount Albert in Auckland. How do you think Mount Albert formed? Image: LEARNZ.
It was a warm spring day in Dunedin today as you left on your flight to Auckland. How far do you think it is from Dunedin to Auckland? Image: LEARNZ.
You had a great view of the east coast of the South Island as you travelled north from Dunedin. Image: LEARNZ.
Further north you could see the snowy mountains of the Southern Alps. Image: LEARNZ.
There is still plenty of snow around after last week's wintery blast but it is melting quickly. Image: LEARNZ.
You could see Mount Taranaki surrounded by cloud as you flew over New Plymouth. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley enjoys the flight north to Auckland. Image: LEARNZ
The cloud was clearing as you approached Auckland airport. Image: LEARNZ
The view from Mount Albert, can you see the Hendon Footbridge? Image: LEARNZ.