An eight part children's thriller involving stolen jewels and BMX bike riders.








Series cast summary:
Josie Vendramini Josie Vendramini ...  Sandra Mitchell 8 episodes, 1987
Fraser Stephen-Smith Fraser Stephen-Smith ...  Mike Mitchell 8 episodes, 1987
Neha Belton Neha Belton ...  Gary Hohepa 8 episodes, 1987
Joshua Dunn Joshua Dunn ...  Darryl 2 episodes, 1987
Justin Kendall Justin Kendall ...  Sonny 2 episodes, 1987
Jason King Jason King ...  Broadside 2 episodes, 1987
Penny Lowe Penny Lowe ...  Lee 2 episodes, 1987
Caine Mangakahia Caine Mangakahia ...  Spliti 2 episodes, 1987
Peter McCauley Peter McCauley ...  Brian Mitchell 2 episodes, 1987
Susan Trainor Susan Trainor ...  Rita 2 episodes, 1987
Alex Van Dam Alex Van Dam ...  Vern 2 episodes, 1987
Willy Weatherall Willy Weatherall ...  Jais 2 episodes, 1987


An eight part children's thriller involving stolen jewels and BMX bike riders. A new life begins in the big city for the Mitchell family until what a horribly wrong happen and Sandra, Mike and their father Brian become embroiled in the theft of diamonds and emeralds. Jailed their father, bot children must be survive by themselves for to find the truth and to save their father, but a mysterious biker dressed in black will try to stop them anyway. Written by Chockys

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Action | Thriller




New Zealand



Release Date:

26 July 1987 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Young Detectives on Wheels See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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(8 episodes)

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Edited into Young Detectives on Wheels (1987) See more »

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The other side of the "Street Hawk"
17 February 2004 | by ChockysSee all my reviews

I saw this series as a boy and was simply wonderful. The best thing of the series was the bad guy, a biker riding on a black motorcycle, dressed in black from head to toe. The biker was like the other face of "Street Hawk": instead of being the hero, he is the villain who time and time again harassed the principal characters to recover the emeralds and diamonds that he had robbed and the guys had taken from him. The biker was like a ghost, because he always managed to find the guys. An exceptional series of my childhood, a unforgettable villain and a unique time (the 80's) where TV shows like this, more "Chocky" and his sequels, "The Gemini Factor", "The Box of Delights", "Moondial", "Supergran", "Other World" and "Návstevníci" among others are classics by own right.

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