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'. 

Trio at the Top

Television, 2001 (Full Length)


Film, 2017 (Trailer)

Peter Snell, Athlete

Television, 1964 (Full Length)

Kaikohe Demolition

Film, 2004 (Full Length and Trailer)

Shaker Run

Film, 1985 (Excerpts)

On the Run

Short Film, 1979 (Full Length)

Britten - Backyard Visionary

Television, 1994 (Full Length)

Goodbye Pork Pie

Film, 1981 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Off the Edge

Film, 1977 (Excerpts)

Circuits of Gold

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

The World's Fastest Indian

Film, 2005 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

John Walker - The 3.49.4 Man

Television, 1976 (Full Length)

The Leading Edge

Film, 1987 (Full Length)

Open Door - Wingspan

Television, 2012 (Full Length Episode)

Bred to Win

Short Film, 1968 (Full Length)

This is Your Life - Peter Snell

Television, 2000 (Full Length Episode)

Fender Bending

Television, 1989 (Full Length)

Jet Boats in New Zealand

Short Film, 1961 (Full Length)

Extraordinary Kiwis - Scott Dixon

Television, 2007 (Full Length)

Monaco Monza Macao Wellington

Television, 1990 (Full Length)

New Zealand Grand Prix

Short Film, 1961 (Full Length)

Smash Palace

Film, 1981 (Trailer and Excerpts)

If You're in it, You're in it to the Limit - Bikies

Television, 1972 (Full Length Episode)

Tired from Sleeping

The Checks, Music Video, 2008

Mountain Dew on the Edge - Series Three, Episode Four

Television, 1997 (Full Length Episode)

Drag Racer

The Hasselhoff Experiment, Music Video, 2002

Grand Prix Down Under

Short Film, 1957 (Full Length)

Extraordinary Kiwis - Greg Murphy

Television, 2005 (Full Length)

Circuits of Gold

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

Contact - The Turn of the Wheel

Television, 1981 (Full Length)