New Zealand Cons 2021


Dirtdives2424

Division Scheduler and Keeper of Con Lists
Division Staff
Community Staff
Member DIN
S2424
New Zealand Regiment: Covering New Zealand

As the cons committees come to some decisions regarding holding their cons and dates, I will post as quickly as I can. I'm sorry to say some cons will not be returning at all this year....perhaps they will in 2022.....


APRIL:


Name: Armageddon
Date: April 17-18
Location: Wellington, Sky Stadium
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Cosplay, Cosplay Contest and Parade, Workshops, Panels, IPW Wrestling, Laser Tag, Vendors, Dealers, Exhibitors and much more.


MAY:


Name: Armageddon
Date: May 29-30
Location: Christchurch Arena
Events: Guests, Photo OPs, Autographs, Cosplay, Cosplay Contest and Parade, Workshops, Panels, IPW Wrestling, Laser Tag, Vendors, Dealers, Exhibitors and much more.



CONS CANCELED IN 2020 WITH NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


Name: ConZealand
Date: July 29-Aug 2 Event opening is still pending.
Location: New Zealand
Events:
  • Activities to support fan and external charities
  • Art show – presenting paintings, drawings, sculpture and other work, primarily on science fiction and fantasy themes
  • Autographing sessions, literary beer or coffee-with meet-ups, Walks with the Stars, and other chances to meet favorite science fiction and fantasy professionals.
  • Awards ceremonies:
    • The Chesley Awards ceremony
    • The Hugo Awards ceremony
    • Other ceremonies, depending on timing and the country the Worldcon is in.
  • Costuming – both formal competition (the “Masquerade”) and casual “hall costumes”
  • At least one dance, with either live music or a DJ (LoneStarCon 3 had three in 2013, including a Firefly Shindig contradance and a steampunk dance.)
  • Dealers’ room (often referred to by fans as the “huckster room) – a large hall full of people selling books, games, comic books, movies, jewelry, costumes (often including weapons), and other fannish goods
  • Filk and other musical performances, music circles, and workshops
  • Films – an independent film festival and other film rooms showing science fiction movies, television shows, etc.
  • Gaming – live-action and tabletop board games, card games, and role-playing games
  • Live theatrical performances
  • Panel discussions on a wide range of topics pertaining to speculative fiction (SF) literature; film, audio and other media; art; graphic stories; fandom and fannish hobbies; science, technology, and society; costuming, gaming, and music
  • Socializing in the “con suite”, convention bars and at parties (typically run by other conventions or bidders, clubs, publishers/magazines, and by private individuals)
  • Speeches or other presentations by the Guests of Honor and other program participants
  • Other business of the World Science Fiction Society, including voting on the location of future Worldcons and North American Science Fiction Conventions (NASFiCs, which occur when the Worldcon is overseas) and any changes to the WSFS Constitution, which are made at WSFS business meetings during the convention.
 

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.
Top