Stephen Colbert Treks To Remote Parts Of New Zealand To Test His Mettle As The Newest Zealander

  • Published: 23 November 2019
  • Stephen Colbert wraps up his epic quest to become The Newest Zealander with a helicopter ride to the top of the Southern Alps, a lesson in sheep shearing, and an opportunity to face his fears via bungee jump. #Colbert #LSSCinNZ #NewZealand

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  • Gary Priestley
    Gary Priestley  21 hours back

    Stephen looks so peaceful in that final scene... must have been an amazing experience 🤩

    • Balloon Colorado
      Balloon Colorado  1 days back

      come to the Colorado Rockies we would love to fly you!!

      • suzawilo
        suzawilo  1 days back

        Who *wouldnt* wanna go to New Zealand?

        Too bad it's literally in the other side of the world.

        Yours truly,
        Every Finnish person🇫🇮

        • orphan 200
          orphan 200  3 days back

          i wonder if he went to the volcano? That was such a terrible story

          • 7johnny hash7
            7johnny hash7  5 days back

            Wtf this is basically copying conan

          • emercycrite
            emercycrite  5 days back

            Air NZ must've paid the show a bucketload of money

            • luke shaw
              luke shaw  5 days back

              >direct NYC to Auckland? (2/3 of the way around the world) #toofar !!

              • suzawilo
                suzawilo  1 days back

                Try Finland to New Zealand 😊

            • Panji Yugo
              Panji Yugo  5 days back

              they should do more of these with other countries

              • suzawilo
                suzawilo  1 days back

                I think Stephen is at his best in a studio.

            • Zaid Roa
              Zaid Roa  6 days back

              You know I used to Steven is the man but now I’m saying Steven is the man

              • RToCastro
                RToCastro  6 days back

                I just noticed. Stephen is wearing is BROWN pants to bunji jump. Good call Mr.Colbert!

                • HerosTheme
                  HerosTheme  7 days back

                  New Zealand is just Hyrule without a desert.

                  • The Waite
                    The Waite  1 weeks back

                    New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

                    • onjoFilms
                      onjoFilms  1 weeks back

                      I used to buy New Zealand water from Trader Joes until I found out they have a problem with polluted water.

                      • suzawilo
                        suzawilo  1 days back

                        Well... Once again thankful for my home country of Finland.

                        We can drink off the tap safely. No need for bottled water.

                      • onjoFilms
                        onjoFilms  4 days back

                        @Angela Siegfried - maybe same. Google " new zealand pollution pics "

                      • Angela Siegfried
                        Angela Siegfried  4 days back

                        Probably less of a problem than we have in the US?

                    • Maioha Kelsey Tawa
                      Maioha Kelsey Tawa  1 weeks back

                      She's been flying onto those glaciers for over 40 years? How old was she when she started??

                      • Luxury LAS
                        Luxury LAS  1 weeks back

                        Thanks for your kind words about NZ Stephen, it was great to have you in NZ!

                        • Luxury LAS
                          Luxury LAS  1 weeks back

                          Love Air New Zealand, can't wait to when the NYC - AKL route is running!

                          • Damarlie Antoine
                            Damarlie Antoine  1 weeks back

                            Okay, off to buy an Air New Zealand flight!

                            • pratik shrestha
                              pratik shrestha  1 weeks back

                              the only country i have visited outside my own is the neighboring india, but damn after this video, NewZealand is definitely in my bucketlist, i can only wish that i eventually make enough money for luxury travels like these. Great video sir stephen.

                              • Gloria Morgan
                                Gloria Morgan  1 weeks back

                                3:00 Oh really? That's interesting.
                                3:04 Wait why is the music getting tense?
                                3:21 OMG. Seriously?!?
                                4:04 NO STEPHEN DON'T DO IT
                                4:09 Oh thank goodness.
                                6:56 Wait what
                                7:00 Why are we back here?! Noooo!
                                7:05 WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU NO STEPHEN DON'T DO IT *panics* omgomgomgthisisawfulthisawfulthisisawful *skips forward*
                                7:32 OMG NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
                                7:50 I'M DED
                                8:00 Oh thank goodness
                                11:32 WAIT *WHAT* NOOOOOO AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH

                                • death1stalker
                                  death1stalker  1 weeks back

                                  You funny. Fuck good you bring laughter, to this world

                                  • duaneology®
                                    duaneology®  1 weeks back

                                    Anyone else kind of obsessively intrigued by Choppy? 🤗

                                    • AmateurSpaceman
                                      AmateurSpaceman  1 weeks back

                                      Generally speaking, no one should ever listen to Will Smith.

                                      • ohtrueyeahnah
                                        ohtrueyeahnah  1 weeks back

                                        Out of all these videos about Steven coming here he nearly says Kia Ora right, but on this one he pronounces it perfectly. All it takes is one near death experience lol.

                                        • Claudia Jimenez
                                          Claudia Jimenez  1 weeks back

                                          Colbert acting like a wasteful American, leaving trash (a glass and a liquor bottle) in the glacier.

                                          • johnnyecho
                                            johnnyecho  1 weeks back

                                            Wow, over the years, Stephen’s humour has really receded to that of the “obnoxious American out in the world” . It was a very gradual process, what a shame…

                                            • The HEALTH and HAPPINESS Channel

                                              Well done Stephen. Now you make me want to bungy jump. Next time try some windsurfing on land.
                                              or catch some waves sitting on a SUP.

                                              • bytmee69
                                                bytmee69  1 weeks back

                                                New Zealand has its flaws like any place, thanks for the praise and making us look so good Steven, you're a GC

                                                • Yiani Zhang
                                                  Yiani Zhang  1 weeks back

                                                  Wish we have a PM like her instead with got this...


                                                  • herman greenstein
                                                    herman greenstein  1 weeks back

                                                    Did Stephen climb Mount Ruapehu?

                                                    • Turbopan All Gold
                                                      Turbopan All Gold  1 weeks back

                                                      Kiwis don’t shear their sheep with anyone

                                                      • Letta Mego
                                                        Letta Mego  1 weeks back

                                                        isn't New Zealand the country that Alcoa poisoned ..

                                                        • Brooke Ross
                                                          Brooke Ross  1 weeks back

                                                          This is great advertising for NZ, but how is it just totally acceptable to have a such an obvious ad in the middle of a TV show without saying "hi this is spon by toursim nz"

                                                          • Liz McCarthy-Edwards
                                                            Liz McCarthy-Edwards  1 weeks back

                                                            He pronounced 'Kia ora' correctly. Woo HOOOO!! So proud of him. Tears of joy, people. Tears of joy. > 😂😂😂

                                                            • Thomas Kiernan
                                                              Thomas Kiernan  1 weeks back

                                                              Yes!!!! But I hope you also went fly fishing for huge browns while you were there, too!!!

                                                              • klauszelm
                                                                klauszelm  1 weeks back

                                                                Whoever came up with the idea to visit another country should get a raise! I am enjoying it so much to hear positive things from a country with normal, common sense citizens. It feels good to hear that it's possible to get rid of guns, and learn how it's done. Education, health care - no worries! Good on ya, New Zealand!
                                                                Especially after listening to so much stupidity and incompetence in politics every day, things getting worse in the USA, no change for the better in sight. It's depressing!
                                                                What's next?
                                                                How about a trip to Iceland, where crooked bankers actually get locked up, where politicians don't bail out corporations and make the taxpayers pay the price. How about reporting from a country where everybody has healthcare, where young people can study without running up a deficit, where it's almost impossible to buy guns, where politicians listen to the demands of the people when it comes to the climate, gay rights, low numbers of incarceration, legal weed, and .....
                                                                We need more good news from countries where things work, where life is good and politics are sane!

                                                                • Obada Odeh
                                                                  Obada Odeh  1 weeks back

                                                                  I was in new zealand the same day stephen posted this clip and i was thinking if stephen did it i can do it but when he popped out of no where i said well i can't this frustrated me because i always wanted to do the jump then he did jump and i got my confidence back. 😂

                                                                  • Earvin Pineda
                                                                    Earvin Pineda  1 weeks back

                                                                    BEST👏 COLBERT 👏 REMOTE 👏

                                                                    • N.Z. Storm Waver
                                                                      N.Z. Storm Waver  1 weeks back

                                                                      Orcland. Lol it sounds like that when Stephen says it anyway.

                                                                      • Orange Pants
                                                                        Orange Pants  1 weeks back

                                                                        I thought Colbert show was all about Tramp? What is hapenning?

                                                                        • Jo R
                                                                          Jo R  1 weeks back

                                                                          I’ve enjoyed watching these stories from NZ, which is an awesome country, but I’m rather shocked that he didn’t visit or meet the Maori population, which is such an integral part of NZ society. Did I miss an episode. The Maori are wonderful people and he would have learned much from them. Maybe next time.

                                                                          • Networking Australia
                                                                            Networking Australia  1 weeks back

                                                                            The next show really should come from an authentic Armish Barn Raising. I'm sure you've been invited to one.I've also considered your famous segment, Meanwhile, from a platform above a Tasmanian Devil Feeding Frenzy. But the Barn Raising wins, in my dreams :)...

                                                                            • Networking Australia
                                                                              Networking Australia  1 weeks back

                                                                              Well done, on the sheep shearing :D

                                                                              • Networking Australia
                                                                                Networking Australia  1 weeks back

                                                                                Vunderbar :DDD

                                                                                • Shuja Bashir Malik
                                                                                  Shuja Bashir Malik  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Still not like Conan

                                                                                  • writerspen010
                                                                                    writerspen010  2 weeks back

                                                                                    The swan dive gave the gag away, Stephen xDD

                                                                                    • ashley thomson
                                                                                      ashley thomson  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I am from Christchurch New Zealand thanks for coming to our country

                                                                                      • Tex Avery
                                                                                        Tex Avery  2 weeks back

                                                                                        wait where r the hobbits and elfs

                                                                                        • kevdogYT08
                                                                                          kevdogYT08  2 weeks back

                                                                                          COLBERT ... IS ... ZEALANDER! LOL