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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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’ 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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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...
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”.
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”.
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.
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.
Witi Ihimaera reflects on what makes him most proud to be a New Zealander.
New Zealand athletics great John Walker receives his knighthood.
Sir Bob Charles' induction speech at the World Golf Hall of Fame.
A video on Sir Keith Park - a hero of the Battle of Britain.
Bruce Mclaren explains Mosport.
Two of Ernest Rutherford's famous experiments are explained.
For all Burt Munro fans, here's a short video featuring rare images of the legend himself.
New Zealand's Top History Makers features Peter Jackson.
New Zealand's Top History Makers features Colin Meads.
New Zealand's Top History Makers features Peter Snell.
Watch this reenactment of the world's first powered flight by Timaru man, Richard Pearse.
Watch some career highlights of All Blacks legend, Jonah Lomu.
Arthur Lydiard spoke in Michigan in 2004 to a crowd including the 'who's who' of Michigan's running world.
David Lange speaks at the 1985 Oxford Union Debate.
A video celebrating the 50th anniversary of the launch of Explorer I, led by New Zealander William Pickering.
Watch New Zealand hero Peter Snell win the 800m final during the 1960 Rome Olymics.
A scene from An Angel At My Table - the biopic on the life of New Zealand hero, Janet Frame.
A video on the life of Jean Batten - garbo of the skies.
Professor Fred Hollows is featured at number 39 on New Zealand's Top History Makers.
A short film on Charles Upham entitled The Mark of the Lion.
A quick look into the life of motorspot legend, Bruce McLaren.
A short documentary on the life and writings of Katherine Mansfield
An entertaining tribute song to Nobel prizewinner Alan MacDiarmid.
Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine feature Sir Peter Blake's record-breaking ENZA round the world race.
John Britten's V1000 features at number 6 on the list of greatest ever motorcycles.
John Walker wins the 1,500m final of the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
A short video on the life of Nancy Wake - White Mouse.