Kiwi kids take on the feats of some of NZ's greatest heroes. Hosted by Erin Simpson. Made with the support of NZ on Air
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New Season: Operation Hero returns for a third action-packed season with new players, new hero stories and a whole new range of epic challenges.
Challenges are inspired by Antarctic explorer Frank Worsley, whose navigation skills led to the rescue of all of Shackeltons crew in 1916.
It’s the first boys versus girls challenge day in this series of Operation Hero, taking place on New Zealand’s toughest obstacle course at Burnham Military Camp.
A daring rescue during the evacuation of the Rena when it ran aground off the coast of Tauranga is the inspiration for todays challenges.
A mountain rescue in blizzard conditions is the inspiration for todays challenges.
A WWII prison escape is the inspiration for todays challenges. Players have to climb at speed, then are paired up in an epic escape obstacle course that ends in the most disgusting food challenge weve ever had.
An Air Force mountain rescue mission is the inspiration for today's challenges. They start in the middle of a forest with players racing to find a missing dummy.
Twelve-year-old heroes Will White and Sergio Schuler, awarded ANZAC of the Year 2012, are the inspiration for today's challenges.
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Season Finale: Before the final champion can be crowned theres one last challenge, who has what it takes to be the ultimate hero?