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Raw Comedy Quest


The capital's premier stand up comedy competition.

Winner and runner up are flown to Auckland to compete in the National Raw Comedy Quest finals, the biggest comedy competition in New Zealand.

Previous Wellingtonians to have gone on to become National winners include Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jerome Chandrahasen, Sarah Harpur and Cameron Murray.

With only 6min to impress the judges, this can the first step on the path to becoming a professional comedian, or it can be the last! Either way, every competitor will have joined a long list of Kiwis vying to become the 2012 National Raw Comedy Quest champion.

To compete email

Four heats, two semifinals, one Wellington final, one national final, $2000 in prize money, one winner.

(Heat 3 - Thursday 28 March to be held at The Fringe Bar 191 Cuba St) 

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