Curated by the NZ On Screen team
It seems a fascination with going fast is built into human DNA. Covering distance in the shortest amount of time has long captured our imagination. From muscle-powered freaks of nature (thoroughbred horses, falcons, Peter Snell) to motorhead mayhem, from Formula 1 legends to front-running design innovation, this collection celebrates the particularly Kiwi 'need for speed'.
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... on speed: "for months afterwards, every time I was on a plane it felt as though it was not going fast enough to take off." Read More >
Broadcaster Robert Rakete explores his love for speed and the legacy of flying Kiwis who, "lived to race, to go faster, to win." Read More >