KEA Kids News: Big Boys Toys even bigger when you’re small


Kea Kids News reporter Nelson Miller ventured to the Big Boys Toys expo at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds to learn about the huge celebration of car and motoring culture. Watch the video bulletin above.

Kea Kids News reporter Nelson Miller at Big Boys Toys at ASB Showground in Auckland.

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Kea Kids News reporter Nelson Miller at Big Boys Toys at ASB Showground in Auckland.

A Ferrari Enzo was one of the chief attractions for the 21st anniversary edition of the expo. The $5 million vehicle can reach 100 kilometres in three seconds, and has a maximum speed of 350 kilometres.

The ‘hypercar’ is one of only 400 Enzo’s ever produced.

A red 2003 Ferrari Enzo. Big Boys Toys had a rare yellow model on display.

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A red 2003 Ferrari Enzo. Big Boys Toys had a rare yellow model on display.

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Big Boys Toys also showcased extreme sports stunts including displays from BMX and FMX (freestyle motocross) riders.

FMX in action at Big Boys Toys.

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FMX in action at Big Boys Toys.

Levi Sherwood (two-time X Games and Nitro World Games gold medallist) is retiring from competitive FMX after Saturday. The 28-year-old motocross rider suggested that he was looking pretty old but eight-year-old Nelson completely disagreed.

Kea Kids News reporter Nelson Miller with FMX legend Levi Sherwood.

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Kea Kids News reporter Nelson Miller with FMX legend Levi Sherwood.

Kingi Walters also does stunts on his bike. His huge Harley-Davidson motorbike isn’t designed to do tricks like the wheelies he pulls off, but Kingi was inspired by videos showing what overseas drivers could achieve.

Also in this edition of Kea Kids News, nine-year-old Awatea Moeke has gathered over a thousand signatures calling for a law change after her pet ram was killed by a dog.

Kingi Walters with his Harley-Davidson.

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Kingi Walters with his Harley-Davidson.

This video news bulletin is designed to get young Kiwis involved in current affairs that affect them. If you know an aspiring young reporter or have a news tip for KEA Kids News, email [email protected].

KEA Kids News is funded by NZ On Air for HEIHEI. New bulletins will screen every Wednesday and Friday at 12pm at stuff.co.nz/KEA until July 2020.

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