Liv McKenzie

  • Actor
  • Entertainer
  • Age Range: 24 - 30
  • Height: 5' 6"/166cm
  • Location: Auckland
  • Ethnicity: NZ European
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Summary

Liv McKenzie is a comedian from Christchurch and the winner of Best Newcomer at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival. Described as “an unexpected delight” and “one to watch”, Liv McKenzie is an exciting talent in the Auckland comedy scene.

2021 has been a huge year for Liv as she cemented herself as a regular face on NZ television with multiple appearances on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's Have You Been Paying Attention, and her breakthrough performance on the TV2 Best Foods NZ International Comedy Festival Gala.

WIth her trademark charm and hilarious stand up comedy, Liv is sure to take audiences by storm for a long time to come.

“One to watch” - Stuff

“Having won Best Newcomer at the 2019 festival, McKenzie is clearly a star on the rise, after witnessing a full half-hour from her and marvelling at her confident, exuberant delivery, I wouldn't be surprised to see bigger successes from her in the festivals to come.” - NZ Herald

“McKenzie is a very compelling and charismatic performer, fully in control of her powers, garnering laughs with a relatable observation, whimsical tangent or an engaging story. With performances like these, there’s little wonder why she is often described as “one to watch.” “ - The Speakeasy

Winner - Best Newcomer - 2016 Christchurch Comedy Awards
Winner - Best Female Performer - 2017 GoMedia Comedy Carnival Awards

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2022
Production (Role) Raised by Refugees (White Woman)
Production Company / Director Kevin & Co
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) 7 Days (Panellist)
Production Company / Director Three
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) Have You Been Paying Attention (Panellist)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Year
2021
Production (Role) New Zealand International Comedy Festival Gala (Self)
Production Company / Director TVNZ

Liv McKenzie is a comedian from Christchurch and the winner of Best Newcomer at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival. Described as “an unexpected delight” and “one to watch”, Liv McKenzie is an exciting talent in the Auckland comedy scene.

2021 has been a huge year for Liv as she cemented herself as a regular face on NZ television with multiple appearances on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's Have You Been Paying Attention, and her breakthrough performance on the TV2 Best Foods NZ International Comedy Festival Gala.

WIth her trademark charm and hilarious stand up comedy, Liv is sure to take audiences by storm for a long time to come.

“One to watch” - Stuff

“Having won Best Newcomer at the 2019 festival, McKenzie is clearly a star on the rise, after witnessing a full half-hour from her and marvelling at her confident, exuberant delivery, I wouldn't be surprised to see bigger successes from her in the festivals to come.” - NZ Herald

“McKenzie is a very compelling and charismatic performer, fully in control of her powers, garnering laughs with a relatable observation, whimsical tangent or an engaging story. With performances like these, there’s little wonder why she is often described as “one to watch.” “ - The Speakeasy

Winner - Best Newcomer - 2016 Christchurch Comedy Awards
Winner - Best Female Performer - 2017 GoMedia Comedy Carnival Awards

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2022
Production (Role) Raised by Refugees (White Woman)
Production Company / Director Kevin & Co
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) 7 Days (Panellist)
Production Company / Director Three
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) Have You Been Paying Attention (Panellist)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Year
2021
Production (Role) New Zealand International Comedy Festival Gala (Self)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, Australian, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

English*, French

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)

Singing (general)

Performance:

Comedy, Comedy Improv, Stand-Up Comedian

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Football, Karate

Other Skills:

Comedian

Height:
5' 6"/166cm
Eye Colour:
Brown
All
Summary
Television
Skills
Characteristics

Summary

Liv McKenzie is a comedian from Christchurch and the winner of Best Newcomer at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival. Described as “an unexpected delight” and “one to watch”, Liv McKenzie is an exciting talent in the Auckland comedy scene.

2021 has been a huge year for Liv as she cemented herself as a regular face on NZ television with multiple appearances on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's Have You Been Paying Attention, and her breakthrough performance on the TV2 Best Foods NZ International Comedy Festival Gala.

WIth her trademark charm and hilarious stand up comedy, Liv is sure to take audiences by storm for a long time to come.

“One to watch” - Stuff

“Having won Best Newcomer at the 2019 festival, McKenzie is clearly a star on the rise, after witnessing a full half-hour from her and marvelling at her confident, exuberant delivery, I wouldn't be surprised to see bigger successes from her in the festivals to come.” - NZ Herald

“McKenzie is a very compelling and charismatic performer, fully in control of her powers, garnering laughs with a relatable observation, whimsical tangent or an engaging story. With performances like these, there’s little wonder why she is often described as “one to watch.” “ - The Speakeasy

Winner - Best Newcomer - 2016 Christchurch Comedy Awards
Winner - Best Female Performer - 2017 GoMedia Comedy Carnival Awards

Television

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2022
Production (Role) Raised by Refugees (White Woman)
Production Company / Director Kevin & Co
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) 7 Days (Panellist)
Production Company / Director Three
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) Have You Been Paying Attention (Panellist)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Year
2021
Production (Role) New Zealand International Comedy Festival Gala (Self)
Production Company / Director TVNZ

Liv McKenzie is a comedian from Christchurch and the winner of Best Newcomer at the 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival. Described as “an unexpected delight” and “one to watch”, Liv McKenzie is an exciting talent in the Auckland comedy scene.

2021 has been a huge year for Liv as she cemented herself as a regular face on NZ television with multiple appearances on TV3's 7 Days, TVNZ's Have You Been Paying Attention, and her breakthrough performance on the TV2 Best Foods NZ International Comedy Festival Gala.

WIth her trademark charm and hilarious stand up comedy, Liv is sure to take audiences by storm for a long time to come.

“One to watch” - Stuff

“Having won Best Newcomer at the 2019 festival, McKenzie is clearly a star on the rise, after witnessing a full half-hour from her and marvelling at her confident, exuberant delivery, I wouldn't be surprised to see bigger successes from her in the festivals to come.” - NZ Herald

“McKenzie is a very compelling and charismatic performer, fully in control of her powers, garnering laughs with a relatable observation, whimsical tangent or an engaging story. With performances like these, there’s little wonder why she is often described as “one to watch.” “ - The Speakeasy

Winner - Best Newcomer - 2016 Christchurch Comedy Awards
Winner - Best Female Performer - 2017 GoMedia Comedy Carnival Awards

Year
Production (Role)
Production Company / Director
Year
2022
Production (Role) Raised by Refugees (White Woman)
Production Company / Director Kevin & Co
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) 7 Days (Panellist)
Production Company / Director Three
Year
2021 - 2022
Production (Role) Have You Been Paying Attention (Panellist)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Year
2021
Production (Role) New Zealand International Comedy Festival Gala (Self)
Production Company / Director TVNZ
Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)

American-Standard, Australian, New Zealand*

Languages:
(* = native/fluent)

English*, French

Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)

Singing (general)

Performance:

Comedy, Comedy Improv, Stand-Up Comedian

Sports:
(* = highly skilled)

Football, Karate

Other Skills:

Comedian

Height:
5' 6"/166cm
Eye Colour:
Brown