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David Philipson answers questions from Banks Avenue School students during today's audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
Bob Hu, a senior transport engineer shows you how his smart motorway computer model works. Image: LEARNZ.
This computer simulation shows how a model will predict traffic flow and change the speed limit to reduce congestion. Image: LEARNZ.
Bob explains to Shelley how his computer model uses mathematical formulas to predict the best speed for cars to travel to reduce congestion. What is special about this model? Image: LEARNZ.
Hayden Grant-Ussher shows you a video about how the smart motorway will work when it first opens. Why do you think the speed limits will be manually set for the first few months on the smart motorway? Image: LEARNZ.
This is the Wellington Traffic Operations Centre (TOC) in Johnsonville. What do you think happens inside this building? Image: LEARNZ.
Inside the TOC you could see how our motorway network is monitored. Image: LEARNZ.
Cameras such as these are used to monitor our motorways. Why do you think our motorways need to be monitored? Image: LEARNZ.
Students from Raumati South School share what they have learnt about the smart motorway with Shelley at the TOC. Image: LEARNZ.
Dave Philipson and Shelley talk to students from Miramar Christian School during the second field trip audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley meets with Karen Connell a researcher from UMR. What research has Karen done to help launch the smart motorway? Image: LEARNZ.
Matt Barnes from Clemenger advertising agency shows you some work that has been done on the smart motorway to help keep people informed. Image: LEARNZ.
Have you seen the "Legend" anti-drink driving advertisements on TV? Matt from Clemenger talks to Shelley about this advertising campaign created by Clemenger. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley meets students Joanna, Ellia, Paulus and David from Miramar Christian School. Why do you think these students are interested in the smart motorway? Image: LEARNZ.
Drivers head home towards Johnsonville on what will soon be a smarter motorway. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley meets the Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade-Brown, why do you think the Mayor is interested in the smart motorway? Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley and Philippa Ross-James talk to Pukekohe Intermediate School during the first audioconference. Image: LEARNZ.
Glen Prince, the project manager for the smart motorway, gives Shelley an update on progress since the first Smart Motorway field trip in August last year. Image: LEARNZ.
A ramp has been built especially for emergency services to access the smart motorway. In what ways will the new smart motorway help emergency services? Image: LEARNZ.
Senior Sergeant Richard Hocken talks to Shelley about how the smart motorway will help them to respond to incidents and also reduce accidents. Image: LEARNZ.
The new concrete central barrier has replaced a wider old barrier providing space for a fourth lane. Image: LEARNZ.
Can you name the buildings which have been etched on to the median barrier? Image: LEARNZ.
Work continues on the smart motorway; what do you think are the main challenges of building this smart motorway? Image: LEARNZ.
Dan Edwards shows Shelley around the smart motorway construction site. Why do you think safety gear is needed? Image: LEARNZ.
It was cool and clear as you left Dunedin airport this morning. What distance will you be flying today? Image: LEARNZ.
I was able to see home as we flew over Warrington, north of Dunedin. Image: LEARNZ.
A wave of cloud smothered the country and only the highest peaks of the Southern Alps were visible above the cloud. Image: LEARNZ.
Shelley enjoys the flight north to Wellington. Image: LEARNZ.
The cloud cleared just as you flew over Cook Strait. If you were to travel from Dunedin to Wellington by car and boat, how long do you think it would take? Image: LEARNZ.
You could see wind turbines on the hills near Wellington as we approached the North Island. Image: LEARNZ.
Welcome to Wellington, the world's coolest little capital. Image: LEARNZ.
You were able to enjoy a wander along Wellington's waterfront. Image: LEARNZ
There is never a dull moment in Wellington. I hope you enjoyed watching this busker juggling fire torches and his hat while balancing on a unicycle. Image: LEARNZ.
While driving to Johnsonville you could see the electronic signs that are part of the new smart motorway. How do these signs work? Image: LEARNZ.