Dai Henwood Presenter Profile


From Gags to Grins: Comedy Connoisseur & Master of the Moment

A multiple award-winner with over twenty years’ experience, Dai Henwood is one of New Zealand’s best-loved comedians. His talents have meant he is now regarded as the most in-demand comedian for the 18-45 ages group! He has starred in a number of international comedy festivals, including the famed Just For Laughs event in Montreal.

A music fanatic, Dai spent 10 years on radio before beginning his TV career, where he started out on C4 cult favourites Insert Video Here and Roll the Dai. Since then, Dai has hosted a number of popular shows such as Family Feud, Dancing with the Stars and Lego Masters. As well as being a staple favourite on TV3’s most popular show 7 Days. In 2016, the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand honoured Dai with the Rielly Comedy Award for his work. During the COVID-19 lockdown, Dai launched the comedy show Dai’s House Party aiming to help the public keep amused and bring some laughter in tough times. Outside of his busy career, Dai is a proud father of two, who still enjoys music, loves a cup of tea and is a massive sports fan (especially Rugby League!). Dai has a big heart and enjoys supporting a good cause, with affiliations to Starship Children’s Hospital and Hello Sunday Morning.

Dai’s extensive career and natural ability to connect with people have meant that he is a seasoned pro when it comes to presenting!






Auckland, New Zealand

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Broadcaster, Celebrity, Comedy Host, Documentary, Field Presenter, Improvisor, Judge, Live Performance Host, Panellist, Radio Host, Reality/Entertainment Host, Speech Writer, Television


Avid Warriors supporter, Quiz Shows, Stand up comedy, Tea Enthusiast