CoNZealand Media Release: Registrations open attending press

Members of the press are invited to register their interest in Press Credentials or Press Passes for CoNZealand, 78th World Science Fiction Convention, that will be held online, from July 29 to August 2, 2020. Registrations are open until July 22, 2020. Press Passes are available solely for working press staff—defined as individuals employed by recognised professional […]

CoNZealand Chairs’ Inclusion Initiative

The Chairs of CoNZealand are pleased to be able to offer a Membership upgrade initiative to support inclusion of indigenous, marginalised and historically underrepresented people at CoNZealand. Marginalised communities are overrepresented in the group suffering the greatest fallout from this pandemic, and as such, we want to ensure that our community does not suffer a […]

Hugo and Retro Hugo finalists announced

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards, Lodestar and Astounding Awards and the 1945 Retro Hugo Awards. First presented in 1953, the Hugo Awards are the longest-running fan-voted awards in science fiction and fantasy. They recognise both professionals and fans, honouring written fiction and dramatic presentations, […]