Speakers

Comedian

Alan McElroy

Auckland based Irish Comedian Alan McElroy is a regular MC and Comedian at Auckland's Classic Comedy Bar.

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The Outwits

Comedic     Comedian     Hoax     Other

Providing top of the line entertainment for a wide variety of events. These highly experienced entertainers, comedians and MCs are available as after dinner comedy shows, conferences MCs, trade shows, festivals, corporate functions and events. 

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Jesse Griffin

WILSON DIXON: Hailing from Cripple Creek, Colorado, country music legend Wilson Dixon is considered by many to be the finest exponent of what has come to be known as the “Cripple Creek Sound.”

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Darren Jardine

A previous Billy T Nominee, Darren has had two very successful shows in the New Zealand Laugh Festival. 

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Ben Hurley

Born in Taranaki, Ben cut his comedy chops in Wellington before making the move to London where he honed his craft to the fine tuned beast we now see.

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Alan McElroy

He has performed Edinburgh Fringe, Electric Picnic (Ireland), Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has had sold out shows in the NZ International Comedy Festival.

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Terry Williams

Terry is a clever, business savvy speaker on engaging employees – how to attract, develop and retain talent. With a background in comedy, he is also an excellent and entertaining MC, trainer, facilitator and entertainer.

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Raymond Crowe

Comedian     Magic     Other

For those not in the know, the "unusualist" is a master of intricate hand shadow puppets, ventriloquism, physical comedy, world class illusion and brilliant audience participation.

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Patrick Duffy

Comedic     Comedian     Hoax

Patrick Duffy is the Swiss Army Knife of Corporate Entertainment.

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Mark Mitchell

Mark taught middle and senior English for 5 years before deciding to follow his heart into performance.

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Carl Barron

Carl's non-threatening observational style of comedy appeals to everyone. He has touched the hearts of thousands of people with his gentle, awkward, self-conscious, relaxed and original approach to comedy.

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Cal Wilson

Star of some of our favourite comedy shows: "Pulp Comedy", "Thank God you're here" and "7 days"

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Wade Jackson

A master educator, his teaching style is engaging, practical, human and powerful. World leading management thinkers such as Stephen Covey and Edward de Bono praise his work.

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Urzila Carlson

South African born, and now New Zealand citizen, comic Urzila Carlson took to the stage for the first time in 2008 and has since racked up an impressive array of awards for her stand up including ‘Best Female Comedian’ at the 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013 NZ Comedy Guild Awards and the coveted TV3 People's Choice Award at the 2013 New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

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Trev and Trev

Rollicking good Kiwi entertainment with fun, frivolity, music, comedy and heaps of interactive audience participation. Let Trev and Trev entertain your conference or event. 

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Tarun Mohanbhai

New Zealand born Tarun Mohanbhai has been doing stand up for over ten years and has performed at various comedy venues and festivals in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, USA, Canada and the UK at various comedy venues and festivals.

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Andrew Clay

Andrew Clay is one of New Zealand’s best stand up comedians, and he should be, he’s be doing it for longer than just about anybody else. He first stood on a comedy stage at the Sydney Comedy Store in 1990 having left his comfortable career as a sales rep his home town of Auckland. For the next 4 and half years he learnt his craft in the unforgiving world of the Australian Stand Up Comedy scene often battling drunken yobbos, halfwit hecklers and disinterested bar patrons who just wanted to watch the footy …. and that was usually just the management

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John Glass

After Dinner     Comedic     Comedian     Hoax

If you are looking for a Hoax Speakers, M/C or stand up comedian for hilarious entertainment, look no further than John Glass. Your people will love you for it. With many years of comedy experience from stand-up to clubs to the corporate boardroom, John Glass is a comic you can trust.

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Austin Powers

Comedic     Comedian     Musician or Band     MC

Gary is amazing. He is not your ‘normal DJ’ who puts CDs into a machine and stands under flashing lights. Gary really gets involved – dances and entertains at the same time. His real talent is as Austin Powers – he dresses as Austin and really ‘gets going’. He can do an evening’s entertainment as DJ and then do an Austin Powers floor show.

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Brendhan Lovegrove

Brendhan is a favourite on the NZ Comedy Circuit and a much-loved regular headliner and host at The Classic. 

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Des and Les

The first 8 of those years, Des and Les were actually known as "The Golden Holdens".

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Geoff Dolan

Geoff has established himself as an extraordinary conference and product host, as either an MC or character facilitator. He has the ability to add energy to those long presentations through ‘ice-breaker’ interludes, team building activities, and his interaction between you and your venue personnel.

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Greg Ward

After Dinner     Other     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax     Musician or Band     Voice

With a background in business, acting, and musical performance, Greg is the consummate professional, regularly receiving outstanding feedback and multiple repeat bookings. A popular MC for conferences, awards events, gala dinners and exhibitions throughout New Zealand and Australia, Greg tailors his skills to suit each specific event. 

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Jeremy Elwood

Jeremy was born in Canada, raised in the UK and has lived in New Zealand for nearly 20 years. In that time, he has become one of New Zealand’s favourite stand up comics with his unique brand of insightful, intelligent and irreverent comedy. Having been performing for more than 15 years, he has the ability to get any crowd laughing be it a corporate hosting or a pub in Timaru.

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John Key Impersonator

Book "Johnny and his Angels" to light up and entertain your event or conference this year.

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Kim Potter

After Dinner     Comedic     Comedian     Hoax

Kim is best known for his comic character, superstar celebrity has-been “Vinyl Burns”. 

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Mark Ferguson

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax

Well known for his TV appearances, Mark is an hilarious theatresports actor and with his acting partner could put together an interactive hilarious act for you.

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Mark Hadlow

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax

A veteran of stage, television and screen, Mark Hadlow has had a varied career in entertainment.

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Mark Wright

After Dinner     Comedic     Comedian     Hoax

Mark Wright's experience both as an actor and comedian is extensive. He has performed with leading theatre companies on radio and in film. Mark’s television credits include Laugh Inz, the Billy T James Show and all the “Issues” series. As National Theatresports Champion for 5 years, he has represented New Zealand in international competition.

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Michele A'Court

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     MC

Michèle is a frequent voice on RNZ National’s “9 to Noon” and “The Panel” and is a regular guest host on Three’s primetime show, “The Project”. She has made regular appearances on the hit comedy show “7Days” since it began in 2009.

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Mike Loder

Mike Loder is a proven crowd pleaser who knows how to entertain corporate audiences and can also add a teambuilding dimension to your next event. A crowd favourite with fifteen years experience, the ‘Billy T’ Award winner has been a regular feature act on TV's 'Pulp Comedy' and the last several 'TV2 Laugh! International Comedy Festival Galas'.

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Nick Rado

Nick is currently the Head Writer for TV3’s Award winning panel show 7 Days, Head Writer and Associate Producer for 7 Days of Sport and has recently just finished a nationwide NZ tour opening for Danny Bhoy. 4 x winner of NZ Comedy Guild Best MC, Nick is the perfect comedy MC for your next event!

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