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Introduction to Waterview Connection 3
Drive to the entrance of the southern Waterview Connection tunnel and talk to Alain, a project engineer, about the completion of the second tunnel and Alice the Tunnel Boring Machine's final breakthrough.
2. Inside a cross passage
Drive into the tunnel and walk through one of the 16 cross passages to find out what are the purpose of these passages and why they are so important.
3. Tunnel safety systems
Meet with Mechanical and Electrical Engineer David Taylor to find out what services the tunnels will need and what safety systems have been fitted.
4. Goodbye Alice
On the first Waterview Connection field trip you met Alice the Tunnel Boring Machine, on the second field trip you saw how Alice was turned around to start the second tunnel, now you can see how she was dismantled so her parts can be recycled.
1. Turning playground designs into reality
Meet Al Rigby, a landscape architect, and students from Waterview School to see how they have helped make their imaginary dream playground a reality.
2. Waterview skate park
Talk to Al about how a skate park, BMX track and shared pathways have been designed and built as part of the Waterview Connection Project.
3. Designs by nature
See how urban designers are inspired by nature and take a closer look at some of the design features around the Waterview Connection.
4. Bridging communities
Walk out on to the Hendon footbridge which since recording this video earlier today has been renamed Te Whitinga - The Crossing. Find out more about the significance of this bridge.
5. Transforming Oakley Creek
Meet Hannah who is an Environmental Scientist and see how Oakley Creek has been transformed to provide a better habitat for wildlife.
1. Guided Tunnel Tour
Meet Ewart Barnsley and take a tour through one of the Waterview Connection tunnels.
2. The Missing Link
Discover why the Waterview Connection was built and how it will impact not only on Auckland but also on New Zealand.
3. Tunnel Maintenance
Talk to Tunnel Operations Manager Emilio Marguez about how the Waterview Connection tunnels will be maintained.
4. Field Trip Summary
Take some time at the end of the field trip to reflect on what you have learned and revisit the first two Waterview Connection virtual field trips.