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NZTA Remix Competition - Safer Journeys for Teens

Created by the Convenor of Judges,  Helen Baxter of Mohawk Media with an overview of the NZTA Remix Competition.


Choose Groups

Choose Category

Sketch out storyboard








Choose sources

Collate Resources

One MUST be from NZTA

Keep records for attribution

Choose tools to use

Try Trello for collaborative creative project management


1. Schools must select their competition (Auckland, Rural or other)

2.Select Category for Entry

Data Detective?, Data Mashup, Infographic

Storytelling?, Creative Remix, Literary Remix

Both?!, Infographic

Can enter as many times as you want, in as many categories as you want, Use a separate entry form for each, Can only enter in one competition pool.

3. Plan it, Make It, Publish it

Using at least one creative asset or dataset from NZTA, Creative Commons materials or DIY

4. Use it in School

Collect Evidence

5. Enter competition - link to creation and give evidence of use in your school

Must be signed off by teacher and school principal.

Entry forms will be published at the website soon.

Rural schools will be able to enter by post.

Tools & Creative Inspiration

Free Remix Tools

How to Guides

Examples of remixes, data mashups and infographics

Guide to remixing Shakespeare

Stop a Mate from Biking Without a Helmet, Legend!

Free to Mix: An educators guide to reusing digital content


PDF download



New Zealand Transport Agency

Education Portal


NZTA competition for Year 9 - 13 secondary students with a theme of ‘Safer Journeys for Teens'., Education Portal Newsletter, Printable .pdf poster

One creative assets or dataset must be from NZTA

Three Competition Pools, 1. Auckland schools (schools in the Auckland Council area), Theme of Safer Motorway Journeys for Teens, 2. Rural schools (schools defined by the Ministry of Education as being rural), 3. All other schools with year 9 - 13 students (including schools with other year levels)

Prizes, three sets of prizes to be won, One for each competition pool, $10,000 of vouchers of the school’s choice, $2000 towards the supervising teacher and some students presenting at the International Conference on Thinking 2013 in Wellington., $500 vouchers for 5 students

Categories, 1. Creative remix, using images / video / music / animation, 2. Data mashup, an infographic made from NZTA data, 3. Literary remix, based on the works of Shakespeare


Open now!, Gives time to plan, make, use and show success/learning, Entries open September 1st, Entries close October 31st, Start now!


Helen Baxter - Convenor of Judges

Judges, Esther Casey, Development Specialist at National Library of New Zealand., Services to Schools, Jane Hornibrook, now Community Manager - DigitalNZ, ex Creative Commons, Paul Brislen, TUANZ, Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand, Fiona Rigby, Content Manager - Digital NZ, Project Manager - Mix and Mash, Anne Costa, Deputy Principal of Wellington Girls College, eLearning Facilitator - Wellington LOOP

What are the judges looking for?, No disaster scenarios!

What is...

a remix?

A remix is a combination of two or more creative elements to make a new work.

These elements can be text, audio, video, or animation.

The only limit is your imagination and the permission to use each element, either through Creative Commons licences or by making it yourself.

a mashup?

A data mashup is where two or more datasets are combined to show something new,

an infographic?

an illustrated explanation of data is known as an infographic., The Anatomy of an Infographic

Remixable Resources

NZTA Websites




Other NZ Content

DigitalNZ Prezi, Finding Reusable Content for Safer Journeys for Teens, Thanks to Esther Casey

Digital NZ Search

National Library - NZ Road Safety

Creative Commons Resources

Ten Sites to find Creative Commons Content for Teachers

Watch: Creative Commons KIwi

Creative Concepts

Step away from the screen

Back to the drawing Board


Search Digital NZ


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