About The Amazing Race: Australia v New Zealand
Starting at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, they’ll cover 50,000km, four continents, 12 countries and 23 cities before returning to Australia to crown the winners. For the first time in The Amazing Race history two countries will be pitted against each other in THE AMAZING RACE - AUSTRALIA V NEW ZEALAND.
The Trans-Tasman rivalry will get a new playing field when ten teams of two – five from Australia and five from New Zealand – race through ten countries, six continents and almost 90,000kms in the true adventure of a lifetime.
THE AMAZING RACE AUSTRALIA V NEW ZEALAND is a tough physical, psychological and geographical pressure cooker where teams of two follow clues in a race around the world. This latest series takes it to another realm with teams also carrying their nations’ pride on their shoulders.
At the end of each leg of the Race, the last team to finish faces the prospect of elimination. The winner of the series is the first team to finish the final leg and collect the grand prize of $250,000.
What tactics will play out in the Race? Will teams bond under their national flag, or will ambition and personal pride triumph over patriotism?
Historically, Australia and New Zealand have united in times of crisis and battled as fierce competitors in the world of sport. THE AMAZING RACE AUSTRALIA V NEW ZEALAND will be a race within a race, but it’s still a contest only one team can win. Will the winning team be from Australia or New Zealand?