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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 […]

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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 […]

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Preliminary call for papers – Science and Academic Stream

Call for Papers Paper, Panel and Round Table proposals are invited for the CoNZealand 2020 Science and Academic Stream, an academic convention traditionally included as part of the annual World Science Fiction Convention. Contributions are sought for a multidisciplinary academic program that will engage audiences, including not only fellow academics but also many of the […]


2019 Hugo Award Finalists Announced!

The 2019 Hugo Award Finalists have been announced by Dublin 2019. You can find the full list at the Dublin 2019 Hugo Award Announcement. The CoNZealand crew congratulate all the finalists. The 1944 Retro Hugo Awards will be presented on Thursday 15 August, the opening night of Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon, and the 2019 HugoAwards will be […]


Kia Kaha, Christchurch, and New Zealand

Kia Ora, It is with sad hearts that we write this message today. On Friday we witnessed, as the Prime Minister put it, one of New Zealand’s darkest days. The attack on the Christchurch Muslim community was a terrorist act. It was horrific and has shaken our country to the core. Our deepest sympathies are […]

New Members Site

New Membership Site is here!

We have now released our new Membership site. Our new system includes some new features. New accounts have been created for Pre-supporting Members; Membership upgrades are available for Pre-supporting Members; Lay-by instalment payments are available for the purchase of new Memberships and to upgrade existing Memberships; Existing membership numbers from our current online system were […]


Our reveal video, as played at Worldcon 76