Best New Zealand Comedy Shows

Find here the best New Zealand comedy shows and kick out all sadness and depression from your life.

Laughing is an international language that everybody understands. It is essential for life because it decrease stress and improves our health. Find here the best New Zealand comedy shows and kick out all sadness and depression from your life.

My Life Is Murder

A funny series and one of the best New Zealand comedy shows created by Claire Tonkin, Rick Maier and Chris Hawkshaw, directed by Mat King, Michael Hurst and Kiel McNaughton, and starring Lucy Lawless, Ebony Vagulans, Rawiri Jobe, Joseph Naufahu, Bernard Curry, Martin Henderson, and Todd River.

Series Plot

Alexa Crowe is a pretty woman that chose one of the most difficult jobs to do, she is working as an investigator and she can solve the most complicated crimes. She is also struggling with normal everyday problems.

Series Time: 30 episodes – 1 hour / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, Crime and Drama.

800 Words (best New Zealand comedy shows)

Another TV series and one of the best New Zealand comedy shows You can watch. Created by James Griffin, Pip Hall and Kate McDermott, directed by Mike Smith, Michael Hurst and Caroline Bell Booth, and starring Erik Thomson, Melina Vidler, Benson Jack Anthony, Michelle Langstone, Rick Donald, and Anna Jullienne.

Series Plot

George Turner is a famous writer working for a popular newspaper called “Sydney newspaper”. His job there is writing a column of 800 words and he has a lot of admires.

Turner quits his job after his wife died and he becomes a widowed father because he wants to take care of his kids.

Series Time: 40 episodes – 50 minutes / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, Family and Drama.

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Nothing Trivial

Another one of the best New Zealand comedy shows created by Gavin Strawhan, Rachel Lang and Kate McDermott, directed by Murray Keane, Mark Beesley and John Laing, and starring Aaron Ward, Will Hall, Blair Strang, Debbie Newby-Ward, Tandi Wright, Shane Cortese and Nicole Whippy.

Series Plot

The series is about a group of friends and it is one of the best New Zealand comedy tv shows. The group meets up in a weekly pop quiz night, and every one of them talks about his struggles in life. Mac who separated from his wife recently, Brian his best friend, also Emma, Catherine and Michele, all found a chance to say whatever they need to say.

The series follows their life and the characters connected to them including parents, kids and spouses.

Series Time: 40 episodes.

Series Type: Comedy, and Drama.

Go Girls (best New Zealand comedy shows)

The series produced in 2009 and created by Samuel E. Shore, Kate McDermott and Kim Harrop, directed by John Laing, Britta Hawkins and Peter Salmon, and starring Irene Wood, Ingrid Park, Bronwyn Turei, Alix Bushnell, Annie Whittle, Brittany Wakelin, and Matt Whelan.

Series Plot

Cody, Amy and Britta are best friends. They have been friends since childhood and now they reach 25 years old, and they decided to find their soulmates and get married within a year.

Could they reach their dream? Or will they be in a rush and make a bad choice? It is a funny series and one of the best New Zealand comedy shows You can follow today.

Series Time: 65 episodes – 1 hour / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, and Drama.

The Blue Rose

Another one of the comedy New Zealand tv shows created by Rachel Lang, James Griffin and Kate McDermott, directed by Michael Duignan, Mark Beesley and Simon Bennett, and starring Antonia Prebble, Siobhan Marshall, Matt Minto, Rajeev Varma, Jennifer Ludlam, and James Trevena.

Series Plot

A group of back-room office workers form a society to investigate the corrupt corporate world they found themselves working in. They seek justice for the suspected murder of a fellow employee.

Series Time: 13 episodes – 44 minutes / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, Crime and Drama.

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Under the Vines (best New Zealand comedy shows)

This one of the best New Zealand comedy shows created by Erin White, Kathryn Burnett   and Nick Ward, directed by Erin White, Danny Mulheron and Joshua Frizzell and starring Rebecca Gibney, Charles Edwards, Trae Te Wiki, Simon Mead, Cohen Holloway, Carrie Green, Dean O’Gorman, John Bach, and Sarah Peirse.

Series Plot

Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards have been living all their lives in the city, so they have no idea what its like to live in a rural area. However, they inherit a vineyard in New Zealand’s countryside. The vineyard has its own challenges and it needs a lot of love, care and hard work to grow.

The biggest problem is that they both never do any hard work, and they don’t want to either. Not to mention they cannot tolerate each other’s presence.

Series Time: 12 episodes – 1 hour / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, Crime and Drama.

Step Dave

One of the best New Zealand sitcoms created by Kate McDermott and Sarah Nathan, directed by Britta Hawkins, Murray Keane and Michael Hurst, and starring Sia Trokenheim, Jono Kenyon, Rawiri Jobe, Aidee Walker, Maya Wyatt, Lily Powell, JJ Fong, and Tania Nolan.

Series Plot

Dave is a young man from New Zealand. He is a 24-year-old bartender, and he doesn’t like responsibilities and loves his life of laziness.

One day, Dave meets Cara, the woman of his dreams, and his life will never be the same after that. She turns his life head over heels, she is 15 years older than him, and she is a mother of three kids.

Series Time: 26 episodes – 43 minutes / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, and Romance.

Westside (best New Zealand comedy shows)

This series was created by James Griffin, Kate McDermott and Shoshana McCallum, directed by Michael Hurst, Murray Keane and Aidee Walker, and starring Antonia Prebble, David de Lautour, Daniel Musgrove, Pana Hema Taylor, Xavier Horan, Esther Stephens, and Sophie Hambleton.

Series Plot

The series is one of the best New Zealand comedy shows about tales of crime and passion. It’s about Ted West, a famous real-life safe cracker and criminal.

The series follows events that happened in Auckland, New Zealand between 1974 – 1984, presented in a comedic template, at this time New Zealand was going through a time of great social changes.

Series Time: 52 episodes – 1 hour / episode.

Series Type: Comedy, Crime and Drama.

Man vs. Bee

A New TV shows NZ created by Rowan Atkinson and Will Davies, directed by David Kerr, and starring Rowan Atkinson, Claudie Blakley, Jing Lusi, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Tom Basden, India Fowler, Daniel Fearn and Gediminas Adomaitis.

Series Plot

Trevor is a man living in a fancy palace, he’s used to luxuries and owning everything he wants, but unfortunately, he found himself in a war with a very tiny creature, a bee! Who do you think will win this war?

Series Time: 9 episodes.

Series Type: Comedy, Short and Family.

Good Grief

Another one of the best New Zealand comedy shows created by Eve Palmer, Grace Palmer      and Nick Schaedel, directed by Kiel McNaughton, and starring Eve Palmer, Grace Palmer, Vinnie Bennett, Josh Thomson, and Sophie Hambleton.

Series Plot

Ellie and Gwen are two sisters who lost their grandfather, they showed up together in his home to attended the funeral. In grandpa’s house there are also his three employees, and it seems like they are not happy with their new bosses.

After the funeral Gwen considers leaving New Zealand and her grandfather’s legacy to go to Bali, but Elli likes this legacy and wants to stay. Could they face their true selves and find out what they really want?

Series Time: 12 episodes.

Series Type: Comedy.

Hanan Hikal
Hanan Hikal
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