By NZ On Screen team
For a small country from the edge of the world, achievements on the Olympic stage are badges — silver fern-on-black — of national pride: precious moments where we gained notice (even if it was Mum’s anthem playing on the dais). This legacy collection draws on archive footage, some rarely seen, to celebrate the stories behind Kiwis going for gold.
London 2012 Olympic broadcaster Eric Young muses on the "joy of black" and its patriotic prod for Kiwis. Read More >
The official site for the London 2012 Kiwi Olympic team: a proud chapter of the gold-on-black legacy. Visit the official NZ Olympic site >
Let us know of cherished NZ Olympic screen stories you’d like to see onsite. Note: sports footage can be hard to rights clear. Email us.