The 2019 New Zealand International Comedy Festival With Best Foods Mayo

Publish Date
Friday, 1 March 2019, 1:31PM

The New Zealand International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo returns for its 27th year, running May 2 – 26 in Auckland and Wellington! 

Bursting with over 140 shows featuring comedians hailing from 17 countries, there is something for everyone!

The Comedy Fest is run by not-for-profit charity the New Zealand Comedy Trust, and this year sees the return of comedians such as including Becky Lucas, Ed Byrne, Fern Brady, Phill Jupitus, Phil Nicols, and Ross Noble to Aotearoa.

They join some of our homegrown faves, including Angella Dravid, Ben Hurley, David Correos, Frickin Dangerous Bro, Guy Montgomery, Guy Williams, and Urzila Carlson. As well as 2018 Billy T Award winner Melanie Bracewell and Chris Parker after winning the Fred Award in 2018.


For the full Comedy Festival programme and tickets, visit