New Zealand Comedy Trust and Best Foods Mayo present


The Best Foods Comedy Gala is back with an incredible lineup to kick off the 2021 New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Expect big laughs from this fast-paced live show with bite-sized sets from some of Aotearoa’s comedy superstars.  

Leading the lineup this year, our host is the multi award-winning Queen of NZ comedy, Justine Smith. Joining Justine on the lineup is national treasure Ben Hurley of Have You Been Paying Attention? and 7 Days, alongside international Samoan comedy superstar, and half of the Laughing Samoan’s duo - Tofiga Fepulea'i;2018 Fred Award Winner and online sensation Chris Parkerfrom TVNZTaskmaster NZ and winner of the Billy T Award the awkward and always hilarious Angella Dravid!

Stay tuned for more absolute bangers to be announced soon and get in quick for tickets to this buffet of the best. 


Proceeds from this event will support the New Zealand Comedy Trust to run the annual Comedy Festival and continue their work supporting the development of the local comedy industry. 

The 2021 NZ Intl Comedy Festival will run from 4 – 23 May, with the full programme of shows announced and on sale 18 March at 

Ensure you are purchasing genuine tickets direct from Ticketmaster.


For tickets to the Auckland Gala click here.

For tickets to the Wellington Gala click here.

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2 hours 30 mins. (incl. interval)

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