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Photos appear here each day from the Diaries of the field trip from 14-16 June 2016.
Other pages with photos:
Inger, from the Life Flight Trust, shows you some of the equipment they use. Image: LEARNZ.
The Life Flight Trust uses helicopters for rescues and planes to transport patients. How many missions did the trust complete last year? Image: LEARNZ.
John Low and Shelley talk to students during the last audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
John, Shelley and the ambassadors prepare for a maintenance flight over Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley enjoys a flight with Life Flight Trust. Image: LEARNZ.
The Life Flight Trust plane is towed out of the hangar, ready to start a maintenance flight. What navigation technology do these planes use? Image: LEARNZ.
It's a great day for flying! Image: LEARNZ.
You flew over a wind farm on the hills west of Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
John steers the plane south over Cook Strait. What is he using to help navigate? Image: LEARNZ.
Dionne from LINZ shows Shelley and the ambassadors the CORS station at Wellington airport. What is CORS used for? Image: LEARNZ
The Wellington Central Railway Station was built in 1937 and is the main station in Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
Paul Shivnan from KiwiRail and Shelley talk to Ilam School and Ohaeawai School during the audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
This is Train Control. What happens here? Image: LEARNZ.
Colin Vickery shows Shelley how trains are controlled by train controllers here in Wellington. What technology is used to control trains? Image: LEARNZ.
A train controller also manually records where trains are. Why do you think this is done? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and the ambassadors enjoy a ride on a suburban train from Wellington to Masterton. How far is this journey? Image: LEARNZ.
Welcome to Masterton Station. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley at Masterton train station. Image: LEARNZ.
You drove back from Masterton to Wellington over the Rimutaka Hill Road. Do you think it is more efficient to travel to Masterton by car or train and why? Image: LEARNZ.
All aboard the Interislander Kaitaki ferry destined for Picton. How far is the journey across Cook Strait? Image: LEARNZ.
Jennifer Coppola from LINZ answers questions during the first audioconference on board Kaitaki. Image: LEARNZ.
Jenn shows Shelley some nautical paper charts. What features do these charts show? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley meets Richard the Captain on the bridge of Kaitaki. What do you think happens on the bridge? Image: LEARNZ.
Richard shows you an electronic nautical chart. How are these charts different from paper charts? Image: LEARNZ.
After crossing Cook Strait you head into Tory Channel. Why might this area be harder to navigate? Image: LEARNZ.
It was a stunning day to sail through the Marlborough Sounds. What do you think the orange objects on the side of the ship are? Image: LEARNZ.
Heading towards Picton. What technology is used to navigate the Kaitaki? Image: LEARNZ.
Time for a quick trip back from Blenheim to Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
Richard the curator of the Unfolding the Map Exhibition talks to you about nautical charts. How have New Zealand nautical charts changed since they were first made?
It was a stunning day to be travelling north from Dunedin to Wellington to begin the 'Where are We?' field trip. Image: LEARNZ.
From the other side of the plane you were able to look out over Dunedin City. Image: LEARNZ.
I love flying! What is your favourite mode of transport? Image: LEARNZ.
Fresh snow made the mountains look even more impressive. Image: LEARNZ.
Cloud crept across the mainland as we headed north. Do you know which mountains these are? Image: LEARNZ.
Welcome to Middle Earth. Wellington Airport is being refurbished but it has managed to maintain its link to Wellywood. Which movie is this model from? Image: LEARNZ.
Your home for the week in central Wellington has fantastic views across the city. Image: LEARNZ.
The last rays of winter sunshine over Mount Victoria. Image: LEARNZ.
You had time to wander around Wellington and take in the sites. Which building is this? Image: LEARNZ.