Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Road safety education update

14 May 2024

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Road safety worksheets out now

Kia ora,
You’re among the first to access our new road safety worksheets (whārangi mahi) aimed at multiple year levels up to secondary school.

  • Teachers can use these worksheets for short lessons about road safety.
  • Five worksheets per year group: Years 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10.
  • Each worksheet available in English and te reo Māori.

Most worksheets are 1 to 4 pages and include self-contained age-appropriate lessons that grow critical thinking and creativity.

Teacher support material is included.

Ngā whārangi mahi i te reo Māori (Tau 1-10)

Worksheets in English (Year 1-8)

Worksheets in English (Year 9-10)

Page from a worksheet.

Page 1 of a worksheet in English.

More about the worksheets

Designed to help your ākonga develop critical thinking skills to stay safe on the roads, Waka Kotahi and Tātai Aho Rau have created smart and engaging student worksheets in both te reo Māori and English.

The worksheets are aligned with Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the New Zealand Curriculum.

Free, ready to download and print!

Page 1 of a worksheet in te reo Māori.

Ngā whārangi mahi

I whakahoahoatia hei tautoko i āu ākonga ki te whakawhanake i ngā whakaaro arohaehae kia haumaru i ngā huarahi, kua hangaia e Waka Kotahi me Tātai Aho Rau he whārangi mahi atamai, pārekareka anō hoki mā ngā ākonga i te reo Māori me te reo Ingarihi.

E hāngai ana ngā whārangi mahi ki Te Marautanga o Aotearoa me te New Zealand Curriculum.

Kāore he utu, ā, kua rite ki te tikiake me te tā!



We'd love to hear how you use the worksheets, or are planning to use them.

You can email Dawn Pollard, Senior Education Advisor.



Road safety week banner.

Road Safety Week is very soon

The road safety worksheets will be officially launched during Road Safety Week, 20-26 May.

Road Safety Week is a nationwide event coordinated by charity Brake New Zealand, with NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi a key sponsor.

Teachers can sign up to Road Safety Week to get a free electronic action pack of activity ideas and resources.

School are encouraged to organise a day when students dress up as superheroes.

Find out more about Road Safety Week