KEA Kids News: Waiheke Island trolley derby returns after 15 years

Luke Nola and Friends
Our kid reporters run on to the field with the All Blacks, and ride down the mean streets of Waiheke Island.

It has been 15 years since trolley racing last took over Waiheke Island's main street, but the infamous competition is finally back on.

Kenai McAnnalley, 11, reports for KEA Kids News on the return of the trolleys, and finds out just how fierce the competition gets. Watch the video above.

Sienna Stevens, 10, races in the Waiheke Island trolley derby.
Sienna Stevens, 10, races in the Waiheke Island trolley derby.

Also in this bulletin, 10-year-old Oscar Parker travels to Japan to meet All Blacks' captain Kieran Read and run out on to the field with the team. 

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