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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  • Zaid Roa
    Zaid Roa  4 hours back

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

    • RToCastro
      RToCastro  4 hours back

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

      • HerosTheme
        HerosTheme  1 days back

        New Zealand is just Hyrule without a desert.

        • The Waite
          The Waite  2 days back

          New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

          • onjoFilms
            onjoFilms  2 days back

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

            • Maioha Kelsey Tawa
              Maioha Kelsey Tawa  2 days back

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

              • Luxury LAS
                Luxury LAS  2 days back

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

                • Luxury LAS
                  Luxury LAS  2 days back

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

                  • Damarlie Antoine
                    Damarlie Antoine  2 days back

                    Okay, off to buy an Air New Zealand flight!

                    • pratik shrestha
                      pratik shrestha  3 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  3 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  3 days back

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

                          • duaneology®
                            duaneology®  3 days back

                            Anyone else kind of obsessively intrigued by Choppy? 🤗

                            • AmateurSpaceman
                              AmateurSpaceman  3 days back

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

                              • ohtrueyeahnah
                                ohtrueyeahnah  3 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  3 days back

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

                                  • johnnyecho
                                    johnnyecho  3 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  4 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  4 days back

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

                                          https://youtu.be/J6vvpQEaRdk

                                          • herman greenstein
                                            herman greenstein  4 days back

                                            Did Stephen climb Mount Ruapehu?

                                            • Turbopan All Gold
                                              Turbopan All Gold  4 days back

                                              Kiwis don’t shear their sheep with anyone

                                              • Letta Mego
                                                Letta Mego  4 days back

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

                                                • Brooke Ross
                                                  Brooke Ross  4 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  4 days back

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

                                                    • Thomas Kiernan
                                                      Thomas Kiernan  4 days back

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

                                                      • klauszelm
                                                        klauszelm  4 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  4 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  4 days back

                                                            BEST👏 COLBERT 👏 REMOTE 👏

                                                            • N.Z. Storm Waver
                                                              N.Z. Storm Waver  5 days back

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

                                                              • Orange Pants
                                                                Orange Pants  5 days back

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

                                                                • Jo R
                                                                  Jo R  5 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  5 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  5 days back

                                                                      Well done, on the sheep shearing :D

                                                                      • Networking Australia
                                                                        Networking Australia  5 days back

                                                                        Vunderbar :DDD

                                                                        • Shuja Bashir Malik
                                                                          Shuja Bashir Malik  5 days back

                                                                          Still not like Conan

                                                                          • writerspen010
                                                                            writerspen010  5 days back

                                                                            The swan dive gave the gag away, Stephen xDD

                                                                            • ashley thomson
                                                                              ashley thomson  5 days back

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

                                                                              • Tex Avery
                                                                                Tex Avery  5 days back

                                                                                wait where r the hobbits and elfs

                                                                                • kevdogYT08
                                                                                  kevdogYT08  6 days back

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

                                                                                  • The Waite
                                                                                    The Waite  6 days back

                                                                                    New Zealand is defo my next vacation destination.

                                                                                    • dontaskformyname
                                                                                      dontaskformyname  6 days back

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

                                                                                      • Ti Co
                                                                                        Ti Co  6 days back

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

                                                                                        • A H
                                                                                          A H  6 days back

                                                                                          BIG LIKE Stephen!
                                                                                          One your greatest shows ever!

                                                                                          • a beachone
                                                                                            a beachone  7 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  7 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  1 weeks back

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

                                                                                                • hizoka andou
                                                                                                  hizoka andou  1 weeks back

                                                                                                  YOU DID IT!!!!