Burt Munro Challenge – Beach Race Final 2016

Burt Munro Challenge – Beach Race Final 2016

Every year hundreds of motor bikers follow into Burt Munro’s footsteps at the Burt Munro Challenge in Invercargill. Watch the beach race final here. To read more about the legendary Kiwi racer Burt Munro click here.

The Rutherford Documentary Trailer

The Rutherford Documentary Trailer

Watch the 7-minute trailer for The Rutherford documentary, which is based on John Campbell’s book “Rutherford Scientist Supreme” and was directed and co-produced by Gillian Ashurst. Purchase your DVD copy of the Rutherford documentary from John Campbell at Rutherford.org.nz.

Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

Watch this 1957 clip by the New Zealand National Film Unit to see the Antarctic Adventure of the New Zealand section of the British Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition’s Antarctic Adventure, which was led by Sir Edmund Hillary.

Maurice Wilkins on X-Rays

Maurice Wilkins on X-Rays

In this short video, Maurice Wilkins explains how x-rays work with atoms. Maurice Wilkins was a New Zealand-born English physicist and molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate whose research contributed to the scientific understanding of phosphorescence, isotope separation, optical microscopy and …

Sylvia Trailer

Sylvia Trailer

New Zealand Film Commission presents ‘Sylvia’ a memorable true story of Sylvia Ashton Warner who overcame many obstacles to become an internationally acclaimed teacher and a best selling writer. Directed by Michael Firth.

Kiwibank New Zealander Of The Year 2015 – Finalist – Stephen Tindall

Kiwibank New Zealander Of The Year 2015 – Finalist – Stephen Tindall

Most commonly associated with The Warehouse, New Zealand entrepreneur Sir Stephen Tindall has dedicated himself to reducing the gap between New Zealand’s “haves” and “have-nots”. Sir Stephen had worked tirelessly through the multiple initiatives he has helped found to create …

ONE News: Sir Edmund Hillary Obituary

ONE News: Sir Edmund Hillary Obituary

ONE News’ Wendy Petrie looks back at the life of Sir Edmund Hillary, who passed away on January 11, 2008. The video takes you through Sir Edmund’s amazing life story from climbing Mount Everest to the tragic loss of his …

Tribute to Nancy Wake

Tribute to Nancy Wake

Watch a Tribute to a World War Two heroine and French Resistance fighter, Nancy Wake. Nancy Grace Augusta Wake served as a British agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis …

A Tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary – Sand Art

A Tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary – Sand Art

Watch this video by Marcus Winter that celebrates one of New Zealand’s greatest achievements and acknowledges the man who conquered the world’s highest mountain, Sir Edmund Hillary.

Jack Lovelock’s Historic 1500m Win at 1936 Olympics

Jack Lovelock’s Historic 1500m Win at 1936 Olympics

As the first New Zealand athlete to win an Olympic gold, Jack Lovelock was an enigmatic achiever whose running style was said to be ‘artistic’ in grace. Watch this footage with Italian commentary of Lovelock’s spectacular 1500m win at the 1936 Berlin Olympics – a race that began a rich history of achievement in New Zealand middle and long distance athletics.

Jack Lovelock Wins Gold at 1936 Berlin Olympics

Jack Lovelock Wins Gold at 1936 Berlin Olympics

As the first New Zealand athlete to win an Olympic gold, Jack Lovelock was an enigmatic achiever whose running style was said to be ‘artistic’ in grace. Watch this footage with English commentary of Lovelock’s spectacular 1500m win at the 1936 Berlin Olympics – a race that began a rich history of achievement in New Zealand middle and long distance athletics...

Tooned 50: Episode 2 – The Bruce McLaren Story

Tooned 50: Episode 2 – The Bruce McLaren Story

Watch Episode 2 of Tooned 50, a feel-good two series animation clip created for McLaren’s 50th Anniversary that offers a glimpse at Bruce McLaren’s early life in New Zealand in where “the 14-year-old discovers his passion for racing”.

Tooned 50: Episode 1 – A Night To Remember

Tooned 50: Episode 1 – A Night To Remember

Watch Episode 1 of Tooned 50, a feel-good two series animation clip created for McLaren’s 50th Anniversary that offers a glimpse at Bruce McLaren’s early life in New Zealand in where “the 14-year-old discovers his passion for racing”.

Bruce McLaren video: McLaren 50 – Courage

Bruce McLaren video: McLaren 50 – Courage

This short film sheds light on McLaren’s very human back-story by sharing insights into the courageous life of Bruce McLaren who founded his racing team five decades ago.

Sir Edmund Hillary on Omnibus in 1954

Sir Edmund Hillary on Omnibus in 1954

Take a look at this 1954 Omnibus clip featuring Sir Edmund Hillary and the climbers of Mount Everest. Hillary tells the story of his challenging expedition to become the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Proud of Being a New Zealander: Witi Ihimaera on Edmund Hillary

Proud of Being a New Zealander: Witi Ihimaera on Edmund Hillary

Witi Ihimaera reflects on what makes him most proud to be a New Zealander.

John Walker Receives Knighthood

John Walker Receives Knighthood

New Zealand athletics great John Walker receives his knighthood.

Sir Bob Charles’ Induction to World Golf Hall of Fame

Sir Bob Charles’ Induction to World Golf Hall of Fame

Sir Bob Charles' induction speech at the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Heroes of the Battle of Britain: Sir Keith Park

Heroes of the Battle of Britain: Sir Keith Park

A video on Sir Keith Park - a hero of the Battle of Britain.

Bruce Mclaren on Mosport

Bruce Mclaren on Mosport

Bruce Mclaren explains Mosport.

Ernest Rutherford’s Famous Experiments

Ernest Rutherford’s Famous Experiments

Two of Ernest Rutherford's famous experiments are explained.

Burt Munro: Rare Photographs

Burt Munro: Rare Photographs

For all Burt Munro fans, here's a short video featuring rare images of the legend himself.

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Peter Jackson

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Peter Jackson

New Zealand's Top History Makers features Peter Jackson.

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Colin Meads

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Colin Meads

New Zealand's Top History Makers features Colin Meads.

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Peter Snell

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Peter Snell

New Zealand's Top History Makers features Peter Snell.

First Powered Flight: Richard Pearse

First Powered Flight: Richard Pearse

Watch this reenactment of the world's first powered flight by Timaru man, Richard Pearse.

Jonah Lomu: All Blacks Legend

Jonah Lomu: All Blacks Legend

Watch some career highlights of All Blacks legend, Jonah Lomu.

Arthur Lydiard Visits Michigan

Arthur Lydiard Visits Michigan

Arthur Lydiard spoke in Michigan in 2004 to a crowd including the 'who's who' of Michigan's running world.

Oxford Union Debate: David Lange

Oxford Union Debate: David Lange

David Lange speaks at the 1985 Oxford Union Debate.

50th Anniversary of Explorer I

50th Anniversary of Explorer I

A video celebrating the 50th anniversary of the launch of Explorer I, led by New Zealander William Pickering.

Peter Snell Wins 800m Final

Peter Snell Wins 800m Final

Watch New Zealand hero Peter Snell win the 800m final during the 1960 Rome Olymics.

Janet Frame: An Angel At My Table

Janet Frame: An Angel At My Table

A scene from An Angel At My Table - the biopic on the life of New Zealand hero, Janet Frame.

Jean Batten: Garbo of the Skies

Jean Batten: Garbo of the Skies

A video on the life of Jean Batten - garbo of the skies.

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Fred Hollows

New Zealand’s Top History Makers: Fred Hollows

Professor Fred Hollows is featured at number 39 on New Zealand's Top History Makers.

Charles Upham: The Mark of the Lion

Charles Upham: The Mark of the Lion

A short film on Charles Upham entitled The Mark of the Lion.

Bruce McLaren: The Genius of the Beginning

Bruce McLaren: The Genius of the Beginning

A quick look into the life of motorspot legend, Bruce McLaren.

The Life and Writings of Katherine Mansfield

The Life and Writings of Katherine Mansfield

A short documentary on the life and writings of Katherine Mansfield

Tribute Song to Alan MacDiarmid

Tribute Song to Alan MacDiarmid

An entertaining tribute song to Nobel prizewinner Alan MacDiarmid.

Sir Peter Blake’s Record-Breaking Win

Sir Peter Blake’s Record-Breaking Win

Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine feature Sir Peter Blake's record-breaking ENZA round the world race.

Greatest Ever Motorcycles: Britten V1000

Greatest Ever Motorcycles: Britten V1000

John Britten's V1000 features at number 6 on the list of greatest ever motorcycles.

John Walker Wins Gold in Montreal

John Walker Wins Gold in Montreal

John Walker wins the 1,500m final of the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

Nancy Wake: White Mouse

Nancy Wake: White Mouse

A short video on the life of Nancy Wake - White Mouse.