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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  • Damarlie Antoine
    Damarlie Antoine  3 hours back

    Okay, off to buy an Air New Zealand flight!

    • pratik shrestha
      pratik shrestha  12 hours 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  14 hours 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*
        7:50 I'M DED
        8:00 Oh thank goodness

        • death1stalker
          death1stalker  16 hours back

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

          • duaneology®
            duaneology®  17 hours back

            Anyone else kind of obsessively intrigued by Choppy? 🤗

            • AmateurSpaceman
              AmateurSpaceman  17 hours back

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

              • ohtrueyeahnah
                ohtrueyeahnah  1 days 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 days back

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

                  • johnnyecho
                    johnnyecho  1 days 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  2 days 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  2 days back

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


                          • herman greenstein
                            herman greenstein  2 days back

                            Did Stephen climb Mount Ruapehu?

                            • Turbopan All Gold
                              Turbopan All Gold  2 days back

                              Kiwis don’t shear their sheep with anyone

                              • Letta Mego
                                Letta Mego  2 days back

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

                                • Brooke Ross
                                  Brooke Ross  2 days 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  2 days back

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

                                    • Thomas Kiernan
                                      Thomas Kiernan  2 days back

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

                                      • klauszelm
                                        klauszelm  2 days 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  2 days 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  2 days back

                                            BEST👏 COLBERT 👏 REMOTE 👏

                                            • N.Z. Storm Waver
                                              N.Z. Storm Waver  3 days back

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

                                              • Orange Pants
                                                Orange Pants  3 days back

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

                                                • Jo R
                                                  Jo R  3 days 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  3 days 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  3 days back

                                                      Well done, on the sheep shearing :D

                                                      • Networking Australia
                                                        Networking Australia  3 days back

                                                        Vunderbar :DDD

                                                        • Shuja Bashir Malik
                                                          Shuja Bashir Malik  3 days back

                                                          Still not like Conan

                                                          • writerspen010
                                                            writerspen010  3 days back

                                                            The swan dive gave the gag away, Stephen xDD

                                                            • ashley thomson
                                                              ashley thomson  3 days back

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

                                                              • Tex Avery
                                                                Tex Avery  3 days back

                                                                wait where r the hobbits and elfs

                                                                • kevdogYT08
                                                                  kevdogYT08  4 days back

                                                                  COLBERT ... IS ... ZEALANDER! LOL

                                                                  • The Waite
                                                                    The Waite  4 days back

                                                                    New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

                                                                    • dontaskformyname
                                                                      dontaskformyname  4 days back

                                                                      after living in canada for 4 years.. maybe i should go back home to nz

                                                                      • Ti Co
                                                                        Ti Co  4 days back

                                                                        Lmao Yass he did it!! Almost thought you wouldn't. Come back any time 😂♥️

                                                                        • A H
                                                                          A H  4 days back

                                                                          BIG LIKE Stephen!
                                                                          One your greatest shows ever!

                                                                          • The Waite
                                                                            The Waite  5 days back

                                                                            Who else wants to go to New Zealand now haha. Defo my next vacation destination.

                                                                            • a beachone
                                                                              a beachone  5 days back

                                                                              🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌 *Top country in an insurmountable amount of ways* !! Lived there for a time and right nearly died on that bridge Stephen....sooo yeah congrats to you for uhhhmm 'not', haha.
                                                                              I traveled every section of OZ, except Taz & Darwin region, then...then I moved on to kiwi land. I truly found the optimal place on the planet & got to heli to a glacier twice. I have never experienced a better place in my travels abroad elsewhere, nor in my own 'highly desired country'. Definitely move there post retirement Stephen.

                                                                              • D. V. Crystal
                                                                                D. V. Crystal  5 days back

                                                                                Yuck. Sheep shearing is done by machines, too. Both ways are cruel and the animals are so frightened before during and after. Factory farming is evil. And the evil of boiling lobsters alive is self explanatory. No thanks, stephen. Stick to politics

                                                                                • mazze00
                                                                                  mazze00  5 days back

                                                                                  It‘s a shame the glaciers and all are disappearing.

                                                                                  • hizoka andou
                                                                                    hizoka andou  5 days back

                                                                                    YOU DID IT!!!!

                                                                                    • Rae Lynn
                                                                                      Rae Lynn  6 days back

                                                                                      I've bungee jumped, I will personally never do it again, it was so terrifying. Props Stephen for following through.

                                                                                      • Jieun Kim
                                                                                        Jieun Kim  6 days back

                                                                                        The way he said "Kia Ora" made me smile

                                                                                        • Mahir Sudad
                                                                                          Mahir Sudad  6 days back

                                                                                          Conan is a master. Stephen seems like an apprentice.

                                                                                          • Boaty Mc Boatface
                                                                                            Boaty Mc Boatface  6 days back

                                                                                            Any of you ever over here, drop into Mount Mellick restaurant and bar, at Mount Maunganui, drinks on me.

                                                                                            • Djura Rodríguez
                                                                                              Djura Rodríguez  6 days back

                                                                                              Choppy is fantastic! Needs her own show.

                                                                                              • Violet G
                                                                                                Violet G  6 days back


                                                                                                • Josh H
                                                                                                  Josh H  6 days back

                                                                                                  When he threw that flask off-screen, I subconsciously expected to hear Jon Batiste play a riff on the piano😂😂