Bailey Poching

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Hair Brown - Dark
Eyes Brown
Height 176cm
Age 25
Location New Zealand - Auckland



Artist, Comedian (Stand-Up), Director, Learners Licence, MC, Presenter, Theatre Sports, Voice Artist, Writer


American (standard), Australian, Birmingham, British, Canadian, Cockney, Liverpool, Manchester, Maori, Mid-Western, New York, Newcastle, Polynesian, RP, Samoan, Scottish, Welsh, Yorkshire

Acting Experience


2024North of North, 'Actor'

Netflix Dir: Various
2024Raised by Refugees: Season II, 'Daryl'

Kevin & Co Dir: Various
2024Kid Sister: Season II, 'Raymond'

Greenstone Dir: Aidee Walker
2024My Favourite Dead Person: Season II, 'Wiremu Toetoe'

TVNZ Dir: Jamaine Ross
23-247 Days, 'Panellist '

TV3 Dir: Various

Short Film

2020Atua, 'Kahu'

Māoriland Film Dir: Bailey Poching &Chantelle Murray
2020Ultro! A SuperheroDocumentary, 'Ultro'

Dir: Michael Strachan
2018Maxine, 'Officer Conway'

South Seas School of Film and Television Dir: Sabina De Lange
2018Western Spaghetti, 'Jimmy Joe Brown (Voice)'

South Seas School of Film and Television Dir: Joshua Strawbridge
2018Nancy From Now On, 'Ngaru'

South Seas School of Film and Television Dir: Keely Meechan
2018Grover Fitch, 'Grover'

South Seas School of Film and Television Dir: Joseph Kennedy
2018BAZ GENTLE Ghost Catcher, 'Baz'

Dir: Michael Strachan

Television Commercials


NZ, 12 months
2023Ministry of Pacific Peoples - Covid awareness campaign

NZ, 4 months
2023MPI 'Chicken Scene Investigation'

NZ, 6 months
2022Briscoes - Masterchef

NZ, 7 weeks
2021Sky Broadband, 'Sky Tech'

2020Coke Meals, 'Uber Driver'

2020Vote Ghost, 'Dancing Partygoer'


Voice Work

2023Home & Family Counselling, 'Voiceover'



2016Liverpool Comedy Improv

14-16A-Level Drama and Theatre Preforming Arts - Acting Studies

with NEW College Pontefract
14-16Preforming Arts

10-14BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts, GCSE Drama and TheatreStudies

with Horbury Academy




Bailey Poching (Ngāti Whatua ki Kaipara, Sāmoa) is an award-winning comedian, improviser, writer and filmmaker, who is fast becoming a fixture in the NZ comedy scene. He was raised in Wakefield, England and now resides in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. After making his TV debut on The Comedy Mixtape, he has gone on to appear on multiple episodes of New Zealand’s longest running panel show 7 Days. He has appeared in multiple hit New Zealand comedy shows, including Kid SisterRaised by Refugees and My Favourite Dead Person.

Poching, alongside Anthony Crum, took home “Best Debut” at the 2023 NZ International Comedy Festival for their outrageous duo show Hot Filthy Garbage! Poching has also performed improv as part of Aotearoa’s most successful improv group Snort as well as their successor improv team Bull Rush which can be found delighting audiences every week at The Basement Theatre in Auckland.