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Close up of a motorbike in the museum

Britten Bike

See the record-breaking Britten V-1000 motorbike, designed and built by Kiwi genius John Britten.

Plan your visit
  • When | Āhea Long-term display
  • Where | Ki hea Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free entry
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Allow | Me whakarite 5 minutes
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

The Kiwi-made Britten V-1000 isn’t just good-looking – it’s won a string of trophies and broken several records. In 1993, it set the World Flying Mile Record for motorcycles 1000cc and under, reaching 302 kilometres per hour.

Britten bike on Collections Online

Guide to the Britten bike in New Zealand Sign Language

Exhibition highlights Taonga whakaatu


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