NZ Comedy Festival presents

The Great Comedy Debate

Hosted by Robbie Nicol

Armed with only their comedic genius, impeccable wit, and intellectual nous, two teams of comedians battle it out in Festival favourite The Great Comedy Debate of 2024!   

Come prepared for good points and dirty tactics, hot takes and wild yarns... and a fight to the debatable death over this year’s moot: Are Humans the Best Animals? 

To the role of Moderator, we welcome satirical genius, Robbie Nicol (White Man Behind A Desk, Best Newcomer Wellington - NZICF). Our formidable Team Captains are none other than Kura Forrester (Billy T Award Winner 2019, Shortland Street) and Josh Thomson (7 Days, Taskmaster NZ), rambunctiously supported by Laura Daniel (Taskmaster NZ, Celebrity Treasure Island, Two Hearts), Matt Heath (Taskmaster NZ, Radio Hauraki), Abby Howells (Billy T Award Winner 2023) and Jack Ansett (Billy T Award nominee 2023).

It’s fast, factual (?) and funny as – with the audience deciding who’ll take the win on the night!



  • Auckland Shows

Ticket prices

Premium: $69
Full Price: $49
Concession: $39
Group 6+: $44

*service fee may apply


70 mins.

Wheelchair accessible

May contain colourful language and adult themes, parental discretion advised

Recommended 15+

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