Best Foods Comedy Gala


The Rock are stoked to get behind the 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo.

This year’s festival will launch with the Best Foods Comedy Gala hosted by Arj Barker - it’ll be one hell of a night in Auckland and Wellington.

The Comedy Fest have lined up the best spread of talent showcasing a hilarious taster of who will be taking part in the month of Comedy Fest antics.

Thursday 26 April, 8pm - ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Joining Arj Barker on stage will be 7 Days captain and Dancing With The Stars co-host Dai Henwood, Aussie favourite Heath Franklin’s Chopper, Irish comedy superstar Andrew Maxwell and spectacular musical comedy duo The Fan Brigade.

Sunday 29 April, 7.30pm – The Opera House
Alongside Arj Barker in the capital, you’ll be treated to Irish comedy superstar Andrew Maxwell, American country-music legend Wilson Dixon, razor-witted Aussie Rhys Nicholson and spectacular musical comedy duo The Fan Brigade.

More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Proceeds from this show will be invested by the New Zealand Comedy Trust into supporting the growth of our comedy industry in Aotearoa.

Tickets are onsale now at