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The NZ Pun Battle National Final!

The NZ Pun Battle National Final!


  • Sat 26 Oct, 8:00pm – 10:00pm


The Grand, 69 Courtenay Place, Wellington


All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird: $17.40
  • General Admission: $25.05
  • Last Chance Tickets: $28.11
  • Bar Stool : $28.11
  • VIP : $35.80
  • Standing Room: $12.30
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Get ready to groan!

After two years of sold-out and truly cringe-worthy shows all over the country, the time has come for the first-ever National Pun Battle Final! Witness history this October as NZ's regional pun champions go head-to-head in a one-night-only wit-erary show-down.

Wits have been sharpunned, wea-puns will be wielded, funny bones may well be broken. Get your tickets now to see Aotearoa's smartest alecks, wordiest nerds and biggest pun-ks, punslingers and pun-dits battle it out in this intense and hilarious pun-off. With over $1000 cash prize money on the line, you could say that the stakes are pun-ishing.

Expect utter pundemonium as we decide once and for all if the pun is mightier than the sword. Because, as we all know, a good pun is its own re-word.

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Saturday October 26th, 8pm at The Grand.
(Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.)

Hosted and refereed by the over-enthusiastic gender-mess Hugo Grrrl and starring eight of New Zealand's most cunning linguists!
Brandon Wyatt
Emma Wollum
Jeff Clark
Jeremy Warne
Joseph Corbett
Peter Baillie
Susan Williams
Timothy Keats

Please note! Seating is not allocated so make sure to arrive early to nab a good vantage point. Doors open one hour before showtime, latecomers may not be admitted, and door sales are cash only.
The event space is located upstairs. There is access to a lift, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.

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Design by Pip Clark.
© Hugo Grrrl 2018

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