A night of entertainment starting with Christchurch singer songwriter Scattered Ashes , followed by Nathan Hedley’s stand up show “Search for Happiness”.


Searching for Happiness is a comedy show mixed with a Ted X talk , which explores Nathan's battle with mental health and suicide.  He also explains how he feels about the mental health system through his experiences of talking to helplines and counselors and going to see doctors, etc. This show is one of those shows where it will be a roller-coaster of a ride.If you want to see a show that will bring tears of happiness and joy along with sadness then this is the show for you.


  • "Raises awareness with well pitched comedy" - theatre review

  • "The love child of Jack Dee and Bret Mackenzie" - echoes from the wings

  • Nominated for Best Emerging Talent at Nelson Fringe Festival 2018

  • Nominated for best emerging talent at Palmerston North Fringe Festival 2018


Thursday 4 April 2019 

Doors open at 7.30pm, show starts at 8pm 


Exchange Christchurch - XCHC

376 Wilsons Road North, Christchurch, New Zealand 8011

Registrations / Tickets

"Scattered Ashes is the live performance alias of Steve Carter, a writer, artist and musician who has a particular focus on work exploring the human condition........on values, wellbeing and identity. With a career dedicated to community development and activism, he recently released a new album 'A Question of Identity' which, along with all of his material, is designed to provoke dialogue......about such issues as mental health, diversity and social change. Live shows present the songs as a narrative that shadows a journey of recovery and discovery and listeners can expect equal measures of blunt honesty, self-effacing humour and incisive social commentary."

Check out Scattered Ashes at https://www.facebook.com/scatteredashesnz

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