CoNZealand to host 1945 Retro Hugos

CoNZealand will present the Retro Hugo Awards for 1945, to acknowledge notable works published in 1944, CoNZealand co-chairs, Norman Cates and Kelly Buehler announced. The Hugos are the most prestigious award in the science fiction and fantasy genres. First presented in 1953, they honour literature, media and fan activities and have become the key event […]

CoNZealand takes over from Dublin 2019 as Worldcon

As Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon ended its five-day run, Wellington took the reins as host of the next World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon). CoNZealand will be the 78th Worldcon and will take place from Wednesday, 29 July to Sunday, 2 August 2020. Guests of Honour are the authors Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon, […]

CoNZealand attending membership fees to increase in October 2019

CoNZealand has announced that the cost of Adult Attending Memberships will increase from NZ$400 to NZ$425, as at 11:59PM (NZT), 4:59AM, 7:59AM (EDT), 12:59PM (GMT) October 1, 2019. The costs of other types of memberships will remain the same: Young Adult Attending (born in or after 2000) will remain at NZ$250 Unwaged Attending (NZ Residents only) will […]

CoNZealand to host the 41st NZ national science fiction convention

Media Release 3 Date: June 12, 2019 CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, Wellington, New Zealand July 29 – August 2, 2020 Contact: press@conzealand.nz CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, being held in Wellington from 29 July – 2 August 2020, is pleased to announce it will also host the 41st New Zealand […]

Press Release: CoNZealand attending membership fees to increase in June

Media Release 2 Date: May 20, 2019 CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, Wellington, New Zealand July 29 – August 2, 2020 press@conzealand.nz CoNZealand has announced the following changes in attending membership prices to take effect after 11:59PM (NZT), 4:59AM,  7:59AM (EDT), 12:59PM (GMT) 16th June, 2019: Adult Attending Membership rate will increase from […]