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Walking school bus, 2007

Walking school bus, 2007

These parents are leading a walking school bus in Ōtara, Auckland, in 2007. Walking buses aim to keep children safe on the way to and from school, as well as providing some exercise. Organising and 'driving' walking school buses are one way parents are involved with their children's activities.

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Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Parenting practices', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018