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

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  • 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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  • 7johnny hash7
    7johnny hash7  15 hours back

    Wtf this is basically copying conan

    • emercycrite
      emercycrite  20 hours back

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

      • luke shaw
        luke shaw  1 days back

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

        • Panji Yugo
          Panji Yugo  1 days back

          they should do more of these with other countries

          • Zaid Roa
            Zaid Roa  2 days back

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

            • RToCastro
              RToCastro  2 days back

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

              • HerosTheme
                HerosTheme  3 days back

                New Zealand is just Hyrule without a desert.

                • The Waite
                  The Waite  3 days back

                  New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

                  • onjoFilms
                    onjoFilms  3 days back

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

                    • onjoFilms
                      onjoFilms  10 hours back

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

                    • Angela Siegfried
                      Angela Siegfried  10 hours back

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

                  • Maioha Kelsey Tawa
                    Maioha Kelsey Tawa  3 days back

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

                    • Luxury LAS
                      Luxury LAS  3 days back

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

                      • Luxury LAS
                        Luxury LAS  3 days back

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

                        • Damarlie Antoine
                          Damarlie Antoine  4 days back

                          Okay, off to buy an Air New Zealand flight!

                          • pratik shrestha
                            pratik shrestha  4 days 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  4 days 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  4 days back

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

                                • duaneology®
                                  duaneology®  4 days back

                                  Anyone else kind of obsessively intrigued by Choppy? 🤗

                                  • AmateurSpaceman
                                    AmateurSpaceman  4 days back

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

                                    • ohtrueyeahnah
                                      ohtrueyeahnah  5 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  5 days back

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

                                        • johnnyecho
                                          johnnyecho  5 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.
                                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdjZIpzsYCs
                                            or catch some waves sitting on a SUP.
                                            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49BIoXFBRhQ

                                            • bytmee69
                                              bytmee69  5 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  5 days back

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

                                                https://youtu.be/J6vvpQEaRdk

                                                • herman greenstein
                                                  herman greenstein  5 days back

                                                  Did Stephen climb Mount Ruapehu?

                                                  • Turbopan All Gold
                                                    Turbopan All Gold  5 days back

                                                    Kiwis don’t shear their sheep with anyone

                                                    • Letta Mego
                                                      Letta Mego  5 days back

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

                                                      • Brooke Ross
                                                        Brooke Ross  5 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  5 days back

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

                                                          • Thomas Kiernan
                                                            Thomas Kiernan  6 days back

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

                                                            • klauszelm
                                                              klauszelm  6 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  6 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  6 days back

                                                                  BEST👏 COLBERT 👏 REMOTE 👏

                                                                  • N.Z. Storm Waver
                                                                    N.Z. Storm Waver  6 days back

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

                                                                    • Orange Pants
                                                                      Orange Pants  6 days back

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

                                                                      • Jo R
                                                                        Jo R  6 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  6 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  6 days back

                                                                            Well done, on the sheep shearing :D

                                                                            • Networking Australia
                                                                              Networking Australia  6 days back

                                                                              Vunderbar :DDD

                                                                              • Shuja Bashir Malik
                                                                                Shuja Bashir Malik  7 days back

                                                                                Still not like Conan

                                                                                • writerspen010
                                                                                  writerspen010  7 days back

                                                                                  The swan dive gave the gag away, Stephen xDD

                                                                                  • ashley thomson
                                                                                    ashley thomson  7 days back

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

                                                                                    • Tex Avery
                                                                                      Tex Avery  7 days back

                                                                                      wait where r the hobbits and elfs

                                                                                      • kevdogYT08
                                                                                        kevdogYT08  7 days back

                                                                                        COLBERT ... IS ... ZEALANDER! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dJolYw8tnk LOL

                                                                                        • The Waite
                                                                                          The Waite  1 weeks back

                                                                                          New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

                                                                                          • dontaskformyname
                                                                                            dontaskformyname  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                            • Ti Co
                                                                                              Ti Co  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                              • A H
                                                                                                A H  1 weeks back

                                                                                                BIG LIKE Stephen!
                                                                                                One your greatest shows ever!